Change Your Mind, Heal Your Body: When Modern Medicine Has No Cure The Answer Lies Within. My True Story of Self- Healing

Change Your Mind, Heal Your Body: When Modern Medicine Has No Cure The Answer Lies Within. My True Story of Self- Healing

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Overview

Your body is trying to tell you what's wrong! A successful journalist-turned healer describes her innovative system of healing through the lens of her own self-healing journey. Parkinson was a busy workaholic reporter who yearned to leave her stressful job when she was diagnosed with a mysterious tumor behind her carotid artery. At first she pursued the traditional medical route, but after a series of frustrating mishaps with the medical system, she began to investigate alternative healing. Her search brought her into contact with such venerable healing philosophies as the ancient Hindu chakra and the simpler Hawaiian system. She eventually met Martin Brofman, founder of Body Mirror Healing, who taught her how to delve into her emotional blockages underpinning the illness. The breakthrough came when she realized that her body was communicating to her through the message of cancer. She ultimately developed a series of simple exercises, shared in the book, that help people better listen to their bodies and bring the energy needed to wipe away disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780287812
Publisher: Watkins Media
Publication date: 05/13/2014
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 503 KB

About the Author

Anna Parkinson is a writer, healer and former BBC producer. Her first book, Nature's Alchemist, Frances Lincoln, 2007, was a historical account of John Parkinson, an ancestor who was a pioneer English herbalist in the 17th Century. She is known for talks about plants as well as healing and she is currently developing a BBC radio series on traditional plant uses. She has a busy healing practice and has appeared on radio phone-ins to talk about healing.

Table of Contents

Foreword Benjamin Zephaniah xi

Preface xv

Introduction: One-eyed Vision xxiii

1 A Divine Joke 1

2 Shocks and Surprises 8

3 Even Doctors Pray 32

4 Intuition as Inspiration 57

5 Meditation as Medication 74

6 Healing: Coming up to Grass 95

7 More Magic Than Medicine 122

8 Reality, But Not as We Know It 136

9 Believing Is Seeing 159

10 Letting Go 182

11 Speaking Your Body's Language 197

Appendix: What Can You Do for You? 211

Resources 259

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