The Healthy Deviant
A Rule Breaker's Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World
Paperback ISBN: 1623174252
An award-winning health journalist, in this part manifesto, part new-era survival guide, draws on medical, psychological and brain-science research to provide practical advice on how to become healthy and happy in an unhealthy world. Original. Illustrations.
How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness
A Mindful Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1614292485
Comfort, understanding, and advice for those who are suffering--and those who care for them. Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges and many more, using practical examples to illustrate how mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion can help readers make peace with a life turned upside down. In her characteristic conversational style, Bernhard shows how to cope and make the most of life despite the challenges of chronic illness. Benefit from: • Mindfulness exercises to mitigate physical and emotional pain • Concrete advice for negotiating the everyday hurdles of medical appointments, household chores, and social obligations • Tools for navigating the strains illness can place on relationships Several chapters are directed toward family and friends of the chronically ill, helping them to understand what their loved one is going through and how they can help. Humorous and empathetic, Bernhard shares her own struggles and setbacks with unflinching honesty, offering invaluable support in the search to find peace and well-being.
The Heart of Wellness
Bridging Western and Eastern Medicine to Transform Your Relationship With Habits, Lifestyle, and Health
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0738751995
Discusses the causes and risk factors for disease, the impact that diet and exercise can have on health, and how the combination of Eastern and Western medical practices can contribute to overall well-being.
Taoist Cosmic Healing
Chi Kung Color Healing Principles for Detoxification and Rejuvenation
Paperback ISBN: 0892810874
Taoist Cosmic Healing teaches the reader how to use the major acupuncture points in the hands to activate, open, and balance the chi meridians throughout the body. This practice allows the student to detoxify and rejuvenate the major organ systems and harness the astral energies of specific stars to heal others. Master Chia also presents for the first time in the West the details of chi kung color therapy.
The Vagina Bible
The Vulva and the Vagina--Separating the Myth from the Medicine
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0806539313
Does eating sugar cause yeast infections? Does pubic hair have a function? Should you have a vulvovaginal care regimen? Will your vagina shrivel up if you go without sex? What’s the truth about the HPV vaccine? So many important questions, so much convincing, confusing, contradictory misinformation! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and celebrity-endorsed products, it’s easy to be overwhelmed—whether it’s websites, advice from well-meaning friends, uneducated partners, and even healthcare providers. So how do you separate facts from fiction? OB-GYN Jen Gunter, an expert on women’s health—and the internet’s most popular go-to doc—comes to the rescue with a book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women. From reproductive health to the impact of antibiotics and probiotics, and the latest trends, including vaginal steaming, vaginal marijuana products, and jade eggs, Gunter takes us on a factual, fun-filled journey. Discover the truth about: · The vaginal microbiome · Genital hygiene, lubricants, and hormone myths and fallacies · How diet impacts vaginal health · Stem cells and the vagina · Cosmetic vaginal surgery · What changes to expect during pregnancy, after childbirth, and through menopause · How medicine fails women by dismissing symptoms Plus: · Thongs vs. lace: the best underwear for vaginal health · How to select a tampon · The full glory of the clitoris and the myth of the G Spot … And so much more. Whether you’re a twenty-six-year-old worried that her labia are “uncool” or a sixty-six-year-old dealing with painful sex, this comprehensive guide is sure to become a lifelong trusted resource.
Goddesses Never Age
The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-Being
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1401945163
A doctor blends personal stories with the latest scientific research on health and aging to help inspire and empower women to grow old gracefully, describing how to maintain good health, have a fulfilling sex life and remain flexible and agile as we age. 75,000 first printing.
A Guide to Body Wisdom
What Your Mind Needs to Know About Your Body
Paperback ISBN: 0738756954
Your Body is Listening. Are You? Deepen your spirituality, heal old wounds, and enhance your emotional and physical wellness by engaging in a conversation with your body. This innovative, down-to-earth guide teaches you how to listen to, understand, and work with your body's innate wisdom in everyday living. A Guide to Body Wisdom provides step-by-step instruction on how to create a personalized self-care regimen that works. You'll learn to quiet your mind and live consciously in your body through a variety of practices, including breathwork, mindful eating, meditation, affirmation, and positive habit building. Featuring simple exercises and techniques, as well as a Body IQ quiz, this valuable book helps you end negative thinking, develop intuition, improve relationships, boost creativity and personal power, and much more. Includes a foreword by Judith Aston-Linderoth, creator and director of Aston Kinetics Praise: "While we have learned during the past few decades the importance of emotions and beliefs in health, the body has too often been neglected, or regarded as a mechanical object that sooner or later is doomed to fail. In A Guide to Body Wisdom, Ann Brode gives the body its due by showing how it can function as a source of wisdom and strength in total harmony with the mind. Brode's perspective is long overdue, offering a holistic, balanced view of what it means to be human."
The Autoimmune Solution
Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases
Paperback ISBN: 0062347489
A leader in the paleo and functional medicine worlds introduces an accessible, easy-to-follow, and scientifically-proven plan for preventing and reversing the full spectrum of autoimmune diseases. 65,000 first printing.