"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."―Larry Dossey, MD, author of One Mind
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
"This book includes a myriad of everyday ways to awaken and experience the body's innate intelligence. It is full of interesting facts, intriguing exercises, and useful strategies."―Risa Kaparo, PhD, somatic psychotherapist, creator of Somatic Learning, and author of Awakening Somatic Intelligence
"Read [this book] with an open mind and your intelligent body will sigh with relief."―Guy Claxton, PhD, professor emeritus, University of Winchester, author of Intelligence in the Flesh
"Through Ann Brode's vast knowledge and hands-on experience, we learn how to touch base with the infinite wisdom of our bodies. This book is a jewel that can be referred to throughout a lifetime."―Dr. Jennifer Freed, PhD, MFT, author of Peace Q
"Filled with a bounty of stories, lessons, and secrets, A Guide to Body Wisdom opens the floodgates to a more vibrant and responsive understanding of how to really inhabit and celebrate this journey of life in the body."―Ilene Segalove, artist, editor, and author of List Your Self
"[This is] must reading for every person who has ever felt sick and tired and doesn't know how to reboot and refuel. Rooted in compassion, rich with solid self-care, and written by someone who has heard every body's story, A Guide to Body Wisdom is a true treasure of life-changing information that will assist anyone in healing their body and their life."―John La Puma, MD, New York Times bestselling author of ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicineand The RealAge Diet
"[Brode] brilliantly distills all of her breadth and depth of experience in this surprisingly practical book. Readers will be richly rewarded with accessible counsel on how to tap into the wisdom of the body to enhance health and well-being."―Michael Seabaugh, PhD, clinical psychologist
"In Ann Todhunter Brode's new book A Guide to Body Wisdom, there's room for curiosity and satisfaction, space to expand and contract as one sees fit. The book invites us to be present in each moment as we notice with awareness our bodily sensations and our thoughts and then consciously decide how we want to think, feel, and react."―Nancy Eichhorn, PhD, founding editor-in-chief of Somatic Psychotherapy Today
"A vital resource for people who hope to live a balanced life and to feel fully alive."―Richard Louv, bestselling author of The Nature Principle and Vitamin N
"A priceless guide to living a healthier life. [It] can help you change unhealthy behavior in an empowering and educated way. A must read for anyone who wants a healthier body, mind, and life."―Aleya Dao, author of Seven Cups of Consciousness
"Beyond [Brode's] amazing work as a practitioner, she also possesses a breadth and depth of knowledge about the body/mind connection of great use to anyone seeking a better life for themselves and others."―Aaron Kipnis, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Pacifica Graduate Institute, clinical psychologist, and author of The Midas Complex
"In A Guide to Body Wisdom, author, healer, and therapist Ann Brode takes a refreshing and inspired approach to your health and well-being . . . she offers valuable insights and a wide variety of easy-to-understand methods to connect with your body's wisdom. This is a wonderful, down-to-earth, practical road map filled with many helpful ideas and step-by-step techniques to help you love and reconnect with your body so you can live a happy and healthy life."―Pamala Oslie, author of Life Colors and Infinite You
"It is a joy to see a seasoned practitioner in our field craft such a careful book to create the possibility for many more people to experience intricate and profound body practices . . . [and] the amazing benefits derived from them. It has enough materials to engage one for a long time."―Don Hanlon Johnson, PhD, founder of the Somatics Graduate Program at California Institute of Integral Studies and author of Diverse Bodies, Diverse Practices
"Ann Brode, based on her 30 years of practice as an extraordinary healer, has written a masterpiece of insights, meditations and exercises that illumine the wisdom of the body. She shows us how to deepen our practice of body awareness and how to align our mind and spirit . . . this book will become a classic in the literature of our conscious evolution toward a more enlightened, body-centered awareness and compassion."―Dr. Craig F. Schindler, JD, PhD, former professor at UCSC, president of Project Victory, and founder of the Wisdom Intensives
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 01 July, 2018.