Since founding The Broad Place in 2013 in Sydney, Jacqui Lewis and Arran Russell have helped people across the globe live less stressful lives. The couple launched the school after finding personal success with meditation, and wanted to help bring the practice into the mainstream, especially for people who hadn’t already tried it.
“I was often mystified by people thinking you had to become vegan or only wear linen or not drink alcohol to meditate,” Lewis writes in The Broad Place’s new book, High-Grade Living.
The beautifully designed hardcover is described by publisher Thames & Hudson (known for its illustrated titles) as “a handbook for shifting from stressed, anxious and overwhelmed to creative, grounded and happy”, and is filled with facts about the history and science of meditation, as well as practical tips for starting your own practice.
It builds on the couple’s work of breaking down common misconceptions…