The Well Gardened Mind: Rediscovering Nature in the Modern World - Sue Stuart-Smith


Do you know what Freud's favourite flower was and how can gardening relieve stress and help us look after our mental health, and what lies behind the restorative power of the natural world?

In a powerful combination of contemporary neuroscience, psychoanalysis and brilliant storytelling, The Well Gardened Mind investigates the magic that many gardeners have known for years – working with nature can radically transform our health, wellbeing and confidence.

With illuminating stories of how people struggling with stress, depression, trauma and addiction can change their lives, this inspiring and wise book of science, insight and anecdote – now translated into fifteen languages – shows how our understanding of nature and its restorative powers is only just beginning to flower.

Publisher: William Collins 

Published: April 2021

Format: Paperback

Pages: 352

Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.3 x 19.8 cm

Find out more about Freud's own garden in London in our blog. 

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