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Dolphins and Their Power to Heal
Dolphins and Their Power to Heal
Paperback      ISBN: 0892814764

Since ancient times dolphins have been known to uplift and inspire human beings through empathetic interaction. Cochrane and Callen review the myths, legends, and history of dolphins as well as current research, showing how close contact with these graceful mammals can trigger our inherent healing powers. In a rich and detailed study of dolphins, the authors explore the animals' life cycle, behavioral patterns, and methods of communication. They also give careful consideration to the well-being of the dolphins themselves, emphasizing that human/dolphin encounters should, whenever possible, occur in the animals' natural habitat and on their own terms.
The authors describe recent case studies confirming that such contact can enhance the learning abilities of the mentally handicapped, bring relief to the emotionally disturbed, and encourage recovery from life-threatening illness.
Thirty-two color photographs capture the exhilaration of swimming and interacting with dolphins.

Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field
Hands of Light
A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field
Paperback      ISBN: 0553345397

With the clarity of a physicist and the compassion of a gifted healer with fifteen years of professional experience observing 5,000 clients and students, Barbara Ann Brennan presents the first in-depth study of the human energy field for people who seek happiness, health and their full potential.

Our physical bodies exist within a larger "body," a human energy field or aura, which is the vehicle through which we create our experience of reality, including health and illness. It is through this energy field that we have the power to heal ourselves.

This energy body -- only recently verified by scientists, but long known to healers and mystics -- is the starting point of all illness. Here, our most powerful and profound human interactions take place, the precursor and healer of all physiological and emotional disturbances.

Hands of Light is your guide to a new wholeness. It offers:

- A new paradigm for the human, in health, relationship, and disease
- An understanding of how the human energy field looks, functions, is disturbed, healed, and interacts with friends and lovers.
- Training in the ability to see and interpret auras
- Medically verified case studies of healing people from all walks of life with a variety of illnesses.
- Guidelines for healing the self and others.
- The author's personal and intriguing life adventure which gives us a model for growth, courage and possibilities for expanded consciousness
The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing: Guarding the Three Treasures
The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing
Guarding the Three Treasures
Paperback      ISBN: 1570620717

Here is the first complete manual of Chinese medicine specifically written for the layperson. Filled with illustrated exercises and recipes, this book offers a unique, integrated system of preventive health care so that now anyone can promote good health, longevity, and spiritual awareness using these traditional techniques.

Included are:

- Key concepts of Chinese medical theory
- Dozens of illustrated T'ai Chi and Chee-gung exercises
- The Chinese approach to healing common ailments
- Authentic secrets of Taoist sexual yoga
- Therapeutic food recipes and herbal tonics
- Alternative treatments for diseases such as AIDS and cancer
- Resource listings: teachers, schools, centers, stores, and mail-order suppliers
Joy's Way: A Map for the Transformational Journey: An Introduction to the Potentials for Healing with Body Energies
Joy's Way: A Map for the Transformational Journey
An Introduction to the Potentials for Healing with Body Energies
Paperback      ISBN: 0874770858

In 1974 Dr. W. Brugh Joy was a distinguished and respected member of the Los Angeles medical community. In that year he contracted a life-threatening disease that culminated in an illuminating meditation, which caused him to give up his medical practice abruptly. Six weeks later he discovered that his illness was totally cured. This experience pushed him to further his explorations into realms of healing involving body energies, the chakra system, meditation, and higher levels of consciousness.

In part, Joy's Way is the story of an extraordinary personal transformation. More significantly, it is a book that shows vividly the process of individual and group transformation and that rattles and re-forms the reader's concepts of the nature of reality. It expands our vision of our own unrealized potential to be conscious beings who are alert to multiple realities, and introduces us to the seemingly miraculous abilities associated with energy fields radiating from the human body.

Joy's Way contains fascinating and beautiful insights into the awakening process, into teachers (inner and outer), psi phenomena, the holographic aspects of consciousness, observer and witness states, dream analysis, the Tarot and I Ching, visualization, the chakras, meditation and healing, transformational psychology, and the transformation of humanity. In addition, this book clearly describes exercises and techniques that show readers how to feel the radiating body-energy fields and how to transfer this energy to another person.
A Chakra & Kundalini Workbook: Psycho-Spiritual Techniques for Health, Rejuvenation, Psychic Powers & Spiritual Realization
A Chakra & Kundalini Workbook
Psycho-Spiritual Techniques for Health, Rejuvenation, Psychic Powers & Spiritual Realization
Paperback      ISBN: 1567184731

Spend just a few minutes each day practicing the remarkable yoga and energy work techniques in this book and you will quickly build a solid foundation of inner relaxation and energy discipline that leads to better health, a longer life, and greater control over your personal destiny. Dr. Jonn Mumford's classic guide to the fundamentals of energy work is one of the clearest, most accessible books on yoga available. It offers a wealth of illustrations, tables, and full-color chakra energy cards to bridge the gap between instruction and understanding. In this unique self help book's final section, a beautiful Tantric ritual describes the "levers" with which you can transform an everyday moment into one of transcendence.

A Chakra & Kundalini Workbook includes a twelve-week plan of powerful psychic techniques, breath and posture exercises for ultimate health and wellness.

  • Experience total release from everyday stress and worries
  • Overcome insomnia, mild depression, anxiety, and panic attacks
  • Rejuvenate your nervous system and sharpen sensory perception
  • Improve your memory and access "forgotten" subconscious material
  • Develop your psychic abilities, including telepathy and clairvoyance
  • Enter states of ecstasy and gain cosmic consciousness
Aromatherapy: Scent and Psyche: Using Essential Oils for Physical and Emotional Well-Being
Aromatherapy: Scent and Psyche
Using Essential Oils for Physical and Emotional Well-Being
Paperback      ISBN: 0892815302

Aromatic oils have been used for thousands of years not only for their fragrance but for culinary, therapeutic, ritual, and spiritual purposes. More than a fashionable trend, aromatherapy is coming into its own as a body of knowledge and practice with specific applications that have a solid scientific base. Drawing on research and clinical studies, Peter and Kate Damian look at many applications from treating viral infections with garlic or black pepper oil to using rose oil to relax patients undergoing chemotherapy; from aromatic massage to the "environmental fragrancing" of subways and supermarkets.
Explores:

- How scent interacts with emotion, memory, mental acuity, and sleep

- Why specific scents are so effective in therapeutic and ritual settings

- Antiseptic and antimicrobial properties of essential oils
How men and women differ in their responses to odors

- Provides a thorough exposition of the ancient practice of aromatics in China, India, Persia, and Egypt

- Details our modern scientific understanding of the physiology and psychology of scent.

- Includes annotated profiles for forty-four essential oils and specific instructions for creating essential oil blends.
The Acupuncture Treatment of Pain: Safe and Effective Methods for Using Acupuncture in Pain Relief
The Acupuncture Treatment of Pain
Safe and Effective Methods for Using Acupuncture in Pain Relief
Paperback      ISBN: 0892813830

This title presents a method of effective pain control for use by those in the healing professions-acupuncturists, surgeons, general practitioners, osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, and trained nurses-as an adjunct to their normal course of therapy. It includes a formulary for pain treatment and chapters on acupuncture as anesthesia as well as its use in the treatment of addiction.

The Power Behind Your Eyes: Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy
The Power Behind Your Eyes
Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy
Paperback      ISBN: 0892815361

Good vision is more than the ability to see 20/20 on an eye chart. Any vision problem is a message alerting us to an unbalanced inner state. Eyeglasses, medications, and surgery may correct poor vision but they cannot correct this inner imbalance. In The Power Behind Your Eyes, Robert-Michael Kaplan presents Integrated Vision Therapy a comprehensive daily program that can actually improve as well as treat the inner causes of poor vision. More comprehensive than other vision care techniques, Integrated Vision Therapy takes a holistic approach to identifying the causes of vision problems and developing noninvasive, natural strategies for treatment, including clear, easy-to-follow exercises, diets, and changes in daily habits.

Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice
Bach Flower Therapy
Theory and Practice
Paperback      ISBN: 0892812397

The first contemporary study of Bach's techniques by one of Europe's leading practitioners.

More than 50 years ago, English physician Dr. Edward Bach grew disenchanted with orthodox medicine as he came to understand that many physical complaints have a strong psychosomatic element. Over many years of study, he discovered 38 flower remedies that act on the disharmony within the patient and pave the way toward recovery. Bach Flower Therapy describes the remedies in such a way that patients taking them will gain deeper insight into the remedies underlying psychological concepts, thereby enhancing the potential for self-healing.

Intended for practitioners and lay readers alike, the book includes lists of symptoms to facilitate diagnosis.
The Alexander Technique: A Complete Course in How to Hold and Use Your Body for Maximum Energy
The Alexander Technique
A Complete Course in How to Hold and Use Your Body for Maximum Energy
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0312064942

The Alexander Technique is a proven process of mind and body reeducation that reduces stress and muscle tension, and revitalization those who practice it. Used by many actors, athletes, and dancers, the technique can help anyone increase his or her energy and achieve a more dynamic presence.

Written by a veteran instructor of the Alexander Technique, this authentic and easy-to-follow guide allows everyone to learn the increasingly popular program, with clear instructions for each exercise, and dozens of helpful photographs that show correct and incorrect positions to use for the exercises and throughout the day.