CANCELED The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies, with Megan Griswold

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019, 6 p.m. This event has been CANCELED. Please check back for possible rescheduling.

When Megan Griswold’s newly wedded husband calls in the middle of the night to say that he’s landed in jail, Megan must accept that her many certificates, degrees and licenses had not been the finish line she’d once imagined, but instead the training for what would prove to be the wildest, most growth-insisting journey of her life. Documenting the trial of over 290 self-help therapies, The Book of Help is a heartbreakingly vulnerable and tragically funny memoir-in-remedies tracing one woman’s 6 continent, worldwide quest for self-healing and peace of mind.

Often hilarious and, at times, heartbreaking, The Book of Help is an expedition through existential curiosity. Megan’s adventures offer a beacon for readers’ own paths as they too grapple with what it means to be a loving human in the world. By leading readers through layers of spiritual and holistic experiments and lesser understood methods of wellness, they feel equipped to embark on their own journey, and Megan, an ally to a reader’s unfolding. The memoir, while entertaining, offers serious insight into a niche spectrum of non-traditional healing and her memoir is a deep dive into this sphere—showing us what it taught her, and how we may make more intelligent use of these resources.

author Megan Griswold. A blonde woman with the blue Wyoming sky behind her.About the author: Megan Griswold a big believer in what the outside can do to your insides. She's the anti-guru. Meaning, she'd rather poke herself in the eyes with sharp sticks than have anyone think she wants to be one. And she's really good at sorting out the waste of time ones. Megan holds a Bachelor's from Columbia University, a Masters in International Relations from Yale and a licentiate from the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture. She has worked as a mountain instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School, an NPR 'All Things Considered' commentator and a classical acupuncturist in private practice. She's a trained doula, Zero Balancer, NIA instructor, NCCAOM acupuncturist, Wilderness First Responder, shiatsu practitioner, NASM personal trainer and has completed advanced yoga teacher trainings with Richard Freeman.
She resides in a yurt in Wyoming.

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781635652208
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Rodale Books - January 22nd, 2019

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSLLER • “In a world full of spiritual seekers, Megan Griswold is an undisputed all-star. What a delightful journey!”—Elizabeth Gilbert, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love


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