The Connection Cure: The Prescriptive Power of Movement, Nature, Art, Service, and Belonging

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Simon & Schuster
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6.06 X 9.13 X 1.34 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author
Julia Hotz is a solutions focused journalist based in New York. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, WIRED, Scientific American, The Boston Globe, Time, and more. She helps other journalists report on the big new ideas changing the world at the Solutions Journalism Network. The Connection Cure is her first book.
"A provocative, profound, and pleasurable read on surprising remedies for modern malaise. With the ideal blend of journalistic skepticism and humanistic optimism, Julia Hotz makes a compelling case that our well-being depends even more on our connections than we realize."
--Adam Grant, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Think Again and host of the podcast Re: Thinking

"Julia Hotz shows us, in case after case, the amazing healing power of human connection, and that the journey to better health need not be traveled alone."
-- Bill Gifford, coauthor of #1 New York Times bestseller, Outlive

"A hopeful and urgently needed antidote to today's biggest problems in health and health care."
--Dr. Andrew Weil, New York Times bestselling author and founder of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona

"Based on extensive research, this book offers practical solutions for those seeking to find health in a world riddled with preventable illness."
--Dr. Robert Waldinger, coauthor of The Good Life and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School

"What if we treated people based on their passions and potential rather than their symptoms and deficits? Through cutting-edge science and captivating stories, this book shows that when we're seen as whole people, we can truly thrive."
--Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, author of Transcend, and host of The Psychology Podcast

"In a critical exploration of a branch of medicine long and dangerously ignored, The Connection Cure reminds us that medicine is, and has always been, so much more than just a pill.
--Dr. Rachel Zoffness, author of The Pain Management Workbook and UCSF Assistant Clinical Professor

"In The Connection Cure, Julia Hotz takes readers on a fascinating exploration, effortlessly weaving together history, science and intimate portraits of different social prescriptions, with great flair. This book provides a blueprint for rethinking health care."
--Robert Whitaker, Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of Anatomy of an Epidemic

"A brave, fascinating, and persuasive read--and will soon become the definitive book on social prescribing. Full of integrity, humor, and great storytelling, this book will change lives, and possibly the world."
--Dr. Michael Dixon, OBE, author of Time to Heal and former NHS National Lead for Social Prescription

"With interesting stories and a broad canvas, Hotz connects readers to a different way of thinking about health and wellness."
--Kirkus Reviews