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A wealth of wellness reading

By Sue Costello and Rick Gahm

Wellness is defined “as the quality or state
of being in good health especially as an actively sought goal,” according to
the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

At Winding Trail Books,
we can help you with your pursuit of wellness whether it is connecting you with
a good cookbook for healthy eating or finding a tome that assists you with
wellness thinking. Here are some titles to consider:

Gluten-Free Baking
Cookbook” by Kira Novac. This book offers delicious and healthy, 100
percent gluten-free recipes. There have been claims that a gluten-free diet can
ease many ailments from digestive problems to headaches. Learn the basics of
gluten-free baking. This book includes gluten-free food lists and diet information
for beginners.

“The Grain-Free,
Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free Family Cookbook” by Leah Webb, MPH,CHC. This book
has simple and delicious recipes for cooking on a restrictive diet. It has
nutritious, kid-friendly, whole food recipes that are easy to use.

“Battlefield of the
Mind” by Joyce Meyer offers ways to deal with the thoughts that you may
think every day. The author shares personal stories and encouragement to help
you think with purpose and begin a joy-filled life.

“Joyful: The
Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness” by
Ingrid Fetell Lee. This book explores how our surroundings and objects affect
our mood. She explains how one setting could make you feel anxious and another
delight. The author writes about how to harness the power of your surroundings
to live healthier and joyful lives.

“Soothe your
mind-body-spirit guide for dealing with crappy emotions” by Heide Kopacek.
Her book provides techniques for engaging your body in emotional health and
strategies for healing and energizing.

However you decide to
begin your journey towards wellness, we hope these books or any of our other
books can help be a guide for you.

Sue Costello and Rick
Gahm are wife and husband and co-owners of Winding Trail Books, which is in
Milton Square in St. Anthony Park.