In Eastern Body, Western Mind, chakra authority Anodea Judith has brought a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra system, adapting it to the Western framework of Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and metaphysics. Illuminated with personal anecdotes and case studies, Eastern Body, Western Mind seamlessly merges the East and West, science and philosophy, and psychology and spirituality into a compelling interpretation of the chakra system and its relevance for Westerners today.
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.
"An intense, transforming journey, inner and outer!"
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.
"fascinating content, but very difficult to listen"
Bessel van der Kolk, MD, explores the ways in which trauma rewires the brain and changes the way people experience the world. Trauma affects the mind and body immensely and prevents those affected from living in the present. Van der Kolk, who has researched trauma since the 1970s, first became interested in trauma after meeting with Vietnam veterans who had a very hard time living their lives after returning from the war.
"Very useful review - book is much better"
In this book, each of the possible positions concerning the relationship between mind and body is clearly explained and thoroughly critiqued. It is concluded that, although mental events are identical with physical events, mentalistic statements are not equivalent with physicalistic statements.
"clear, thorough, powerful"
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.
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"
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"
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"
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.
For everyone seeking mental and physical harmony - whether in golf, tennis, martial arts, music, or everyday life - best selling author and world champion athlete Dan Millman shows in this revised and updated audio edition of his classic The Inner Athlete how to transform training into a path of personal growth and spiritual discovery.
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!"
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.
"This is a MUST READ for your health and your life!"
Ageless Body, Timeless Mind 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! >Everyday Immortality
Best-selling author Deepak Chopra guides listeners on a path to true knowledge in Everyday Immortality.
We have all experienced the connection between our mind and our gut - the decision we made because it "felt right"; the butterflies in our stomach before a big meeting; the anxious stomach rumbling when we're stressed out. While the dialogue between the gut and the brain has been recognized by ancient healing traditions, including Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, Western medicine has failed to appreciate the complexity of how the brain, gut, and, more recently, the microbiome - the microorganisms that live inside us - communicate with one another.
Analyzing people at first glance is natural. We all do it, and there is no point in denying it. Through instinct and experience, some people are better in this process than others. This is also undeniable. However, science and research have made it possible to learn a few ways to make sure the analyses we make of the people we meet for the first time are not based only on instinct and experience but also on undeniable scientific facts.
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.
In this book the philosopher Jonathan Westphal examines the mind-body problem in detail, laying out the reasoning behind the solutions that have been offered in the past and presenting his own proposal. The sharp focus on the mind-body problem, a problem that is not about the self or consciousness or the soul or anything other than the mind and the body, helps clarify both problem and solutions. Westphal outlines the history of the mind-body problem, beginning with Descartes.
Using energy therapy and emotional healing techniques, How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can shows you how to achieve complete and permanent healing by loving, accepting, and being yourself no matter what. Energy therapist Amy B. Scher presents an easy-to-understand three-part approach to using energy healing for removing blockages, changing your relationship with stress, and coming into alignment with who you truly are.