Running with Scissors meets Bewitched in this irresistible memoir, as Philip Smith describes growing up in 1960s Miami with his decorator father, who one day discovers he has the miraculous power to talk to the dead and heal the sick.
Health & Healing
A neuroscientifically based account of how our brains age and change over time. What would you do if you could live to 122, like the Frenchwoman Madame Calment, whose life span is the oldest ever recorded? What if you could do so and stave off dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other common ailments of aging? What would happen if we stopped thinking of ourselves as aging and in decline, and instead started thinking of ourselves as chronologically advantaged?
Tapping into the heart's wisdom through creative visualization is an ancient practice, but today guided imagery is used as an adjunct to conventional medical therapies for health issues ranging from cancer and heart disease to post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction. This inspiring guide provides contemporary techniques for using it to transform moments of pain, emotional turmoil, and interpersonal conflict into opportunities for growth and self-realization.
Voted Best Health Book, USA Booknews National Awards.
Are fields adequate for explaining every kind of healing? Larry Dossey poses this intriguing question as he brings the concept of nonlocality into our discussion about fields.
The emerging science of biofields provides a complement and a challenge to standard approaches of modern Western medicine. Beverly Rubik offers a succinct overview of vital approaches to healing, and provides a bigger picture of what biological life is.
An overview looking at the opportunities to seed a new model of medicine, integral healing.
A personal statement from a non-Western perspective.
We cannot be healthy without a healthy environment.
“Animals are by nature ‘people whisperers,’ and restore and sustain us in ways we have either forgotten or never imagined.”