For the past 23 years, Pierre Pradervand has been writing (15 books published in as many languages) and running his own workshops on simple living, personal development, and spirituality in a beautiful old chalet at 7,000 feet in one of the most stunning settings of the Swiss Alps. In the course of an over 50 year career spanning fields as varied as sociological field research, public education, journalism, program directing, international consulting, adult training, and writing, and with travels or work in over 40 countries of the five continents, he is a true world citizen. For many years, has been striving for a world that works for all, the environment, and nature included.
Pierre’s best known book in English, The Gentle Art of Blessing, is published by Simon and Schuster and now exists in seven languages. This book has reached many people all around the world and continues to do so through a bi-lingual website: www.gentleartofblessing.org Other well-known books include Messages of Life from Death Row and his most recent book on the topic of forgiveness, Se faire le cadeau du pardon.