In The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring - specifically areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. He shows how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neuro feedback, mindfulness techniques, play, yoga, and other therapies.
"Destined to be a classic"
You know that your mind influences your health-but what's influencing your mind? Unless you answer this question, teaches Dr. Mario Martinez, you may be missing a key component on the journey to health and personal excellence. On The Mind-Body Code, the founder of Biocognitive Theory presents his first audio curriculum about the dynamic interplay between our thoughts, our bodies and our cultural history-and how to unlock this powerful doorway to wellness and fulfillment.
Despite how it may seem, your brain and body are not unsupportive beasts bent on undermining your fitness goals. They just want some chips and dip, that's all. They aren't the problem. The way you're trying to manipulate them is. In Lightness of Body and Mind: A Radical Approach to Weight and Wellness, personal trainer Sarah Hays Coomer offers a different approach. She proposes that you will never be able to achieve a body you love by doing things that you hate, that deprivation and limitation will never set you free.
In Cure, award-winning science writer Jo Marchant travels the world to meet the physicians, patients and researchers on the cutting edge of this new world of medicine. We learn how meditation protects against depression and dementia, how social connections increase life expectancy and how patients who feel cared for recover from surgery faster. We meet Iraq war veterans who are using a virtual arctic world to treat their burns and children whose ADHD is kept under control with half the normal dose of medication.
Hospital visits, calendar watching, disheartening test results and scheduled sex can make trying for a baby a stressful experience, and the strain it puts on couples and individuals struggling with infertility can impact hugely on the likelihood of successful conception. With an approach that puts well-being at the heart of fertility, this easy-to-follow guide by top fertility specialist Ann Bracken offers a proven successful alternative to formal counselling.
Cutting-edge research on the brain's interaction with the body shows that health is directly impacted by our social environments, socioeconomic status, culture, behaviors, relationships, psychological states, and habits of mind, among many factors. Mind-body medicine-working in partnership with traditional medical practice-uses a large range of psychological, physical, and behavioral treatments in a model of health care that aims to treat the whole human being.
"Worth a read for anyone with interest in medical"
Bessel Van der Kolk, MD, is the author of The Body Keeps the Score. In this book, Bessel examines the ways that trauma can affect people and how they can recover from past traumatic events. When a person experiences trauma, it will change the wiring in their brain, and this will cause a change in the way that person views their life and everyday situations. Trauma has a negative effect on both the body and mind in a way that will prevent a person affected by trauma from enjoying the present moment.
Ageless Body, Timeless Mind goes beyond current anti-aging research and ancient mind/body wisdom to dramatically demonstrate that we do not have to grow old! In a unique program that includes stress reduction, dietary changes, and exercise, Dr. Chopra offers a step-by-step, individually tailored regimen for maximum living in exceptionally good health.
"Deepak talks too fast"
Based on Dr. Borysenko's pioneering work, Minding the Body, Mending the Mind continues to be a classic in its field - a time-tested program that can teach you how to take control of your own physical and emotional well-being. Learn how to release stress, cope with chronic pain, maximize immune function, and lead an awakened, mindful life. Fully updated and revised, this new edition is for anyone interested in taking an active role in self-healing and living a balanced life.
"Pioneer In Field"
Sound therapy has been found effective in treating a surprising range of health challenges, including heart disease, arthritis, stress, emphysema, and more. In Self-Healing with Sound and Music, best-selling author and physician Dr. Andrew Weil teams up with sound therapist Kimba Arem to offer listeners a powerful new tool for healing in two sessions.
"Excellent Info & Sounds"
An award-winning scientist offers a groundbreaking new understanding of the mind-body connection and its profound impact on everything from advertising to romance. The human body is not just a passive device carrying out messages sent by the brain but rather an integral part of how we think and make decisions.
Initialed thousands of years ago, developed throughout the entire history of human civilization, with its origins from the higher divine teaching, original profound medicine, and long history of mind-body-spirit practice, Mind-Body Medicine and Healthology (MBM) is one of the most rapidly advancing and widely used effective healthcare approaches today. It is also one of the most mystifying fields. This book demystifies this profound science and gives you the tools to maximize its wide spectrum of applications.
"Great learning tool for Healthology!"
Why do you still feel fat after losing weight? Why do you duck your head when you drive into an underground parking garage? Why are your kids so enthralled by video games? The answers to these questions can be found in a new understanding of how your brain interacts with your body, the space around your body, and the social world.
"This explains alot"
Gain an inside look at the molecular drama being staged within every cell of the human body, and a glimpse into the future of medicine, with Your Body Is Your Subconscious Mind. In her own words, Dr. Candace Pert describes her extraordinary search over the past two decades for the grail of the body's inborn intelligence. Learn the secret of how your emotions literally can transform your body and create your health, with this best-selling author and neuroscientist.
This meditation session is intended to help you reach your highest level of spiritual healing and enlightenment. It is a specialized and tailored meditation for those seeking to heal their lives, declutter the mind, relax the body, and reach a higher level of inner peace.
Fed up with your fat body? Isn't it time that you changed? Benjamin Bonetti, international best-selling hypnotherapist, has combined all of his skills to produce this truly fantastic support tool for those struggling to get to grips of their weight-loss journey.
"overall, fantastic! It works!!"
In When the Body Says No, physician and writer Gabor Maté explores the mind-body link and the connection between stress and disease. Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a relationship between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer’s disease? Is there such a thing as a “cancer personality”? Drawing on scientific research and years of experience as a practicing physician, Maté provides answers to these and other important questions.
"Enlightening and terrifying"
The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being. In Go Wild, Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey, MD, and journalist Richard Manning reveal that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace.
Increase your energy, eat without stress, and transform your health.In Mind/Body Nutrition: Increase Your Energy, Eat Without Stress, and Transform Your Health, esteemed nutritional researcher, counselor, and author Marc David tells you everything he has discovered - and science has proven - about how to naturally achieve the body, state of health, and lifestyle of enjoyment you want.
"What a connection!"
Written in the ancient language of Sanskrit, the Bhagavad-Gita is a compelling epic poem that holds within it all of the answers to the questions that have baffled humankind since the beginning of time, and will continue to do so well into the future. Through powerful interpretation, storytelling, and the personal insights that he has experienced throughout his own life, Steven sheds great light on the many layers of teachings that are presented in this short yet sometimes perplexing text.