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Healing Journeys The Power of Rubenfeld Synergy

40 Personal Stories of Successes Achieved Through this Mind-Body Approach to Health and Well-Being
Author:
Vicki Mechner (Ed.) 
ISBN #:
0-96642-613-4 
Publisher:
OmniQuest Press

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“These stories illustrate how gentle touch and talk can help you tap into your body’s wisdom and innate potential for healing, and why Rubenfeld Synergy has received such wide and enthusiastic acclaim”

Living Beyond Limits

New Hope and Help for Facing Life-Threatening Illness
Author:
David Spiegel (M.D.)
ISBN #: 0-8129-2066-X
Publisher: Times Books: Randomhouse

 

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“Dr. Spiegels’s compassionate book offers a cogent exploration of how mind and body interact in healing and how we can live better not by denying or avoiding illness, but by bringing our full resources to bear in facing it”

How to Meditate

The Acclaimed Guide to Self-Discovery
Author: Lawrence LeShan
ISBN #: 0-553-24453-1<<450
Publisher: Bantan New Age Books

 

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“Lawrence LeShan’s easy-to-follow and realistic approach allows you to bring meditation effortlessly into your life, no matter how busy you are, or how great the demands on your time. His specific programs and exercises provide proven, practical tools for you to begin your journey and explore the many revealing paths of meditation"  “Lawrence LeShan’s easy-to-follow and realistic approach allows you to bring meditation effortlessly into your life, no matter how busy you are, or how great the demands on your time. His specific programs and exercises provide proven, practical tools for you to begin your journey and explore the many revealing paths of meditation” How to Meditate: The Acclaimed Guide to Self-Discovery, Lawrence LeShan, Bantan New Age Books, 0-553-24453-1 “Lawrence LeShan’s easy-to-follow and realistic approach allows you to bring meditation effortlessly into your life, no matter how busy you are, or how great the demands on your time. His specific programs and exercises provide proven, practical tools for you to begin your journey and explore the many revealing paths of meditation”

The Healing Circle, CD and Book

Author: Rob Rutledge, MD, Timothy Walker, PhD
ISBN#: 978-0-9865465-1-8, 978-0-9865465-0-1
Publisher: Healing and Cancer

 

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The Healing Circle includes inspiring true stores and teachings from the ‘Skills for Healing’ Cancer Weekend Retreats. Its intimate examination of the cancer journey provides a practical and fresh perspective on how to heal at the levels of body, mind and spirit

Mindfulness for Beginners – CD

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
ISBN #: 1-594179-464-1
Publisher: Sounds True

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What if you could profoundly change your life just by becoming more mindful of your breathing? According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, you can. What if "paying attention on purpose and non-judgmentally" could improve your health? Again, according to Dr. Kabat-Zinn—it can. On Mindfulness for Beginners, this internationally known scientist, best-selling author, and teacher who brought mindfulness meditation into the mainstream of medicine and society gives you immediate access to a practice that can potentially add years to your life, and will certainly enhance the quality of your moments and your years.  

Indigo Dreams

Author: Lori Lite
ISBN #: 78097-863331
Publisher: Stress Free Kids

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Experience four research-based, straight forward, no-nonsense, stress management/meditation techniques that are accepted and used by both traditional and holistic communities. You will not find any philosophies, theories or fluff presented here because frankly, we do not have time for that and chances are….. neither do you. Enjoy and learn four stress management techniques; breathing, affirmations, visualizations, and progressive muscular relaxation accompanied by soothing, uplifting music to further enhance your relaxation experience

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