In Print – April 2018

 

How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re an Adult:

A Path to Authenticity and Awakening

by Ira Israel (New World Library, $15.95, Paperback)

As children, each of us developed our own unique ways of getting attention from others to get our needs met. At the same time, we acted out against authority to develop a sense of individualism. Ira Israel helps readers to recognize the exteriors we have manifested as children so that we can overcome the feelings of anxiety that these conflicting energies bring into our adult lives. After accepting and transcending these states of being we are then free to be our authentic selves.

 

The Thompson Method of Bodywork

Structural Alignment, Core Strength, and Emotional Release

by Cathy Thompson and Tara Thompson Lewis (Healing Arts Press, $35.00, Paperback)

Using ideas from Zen shiatsu, Gestalt psychotherapy, Rolfing and yoga, the Thompson Method helps to heal pains in the physical body with proper body mechanics and looking at the emotional issues that often create chronic pain. Cathy and Tara Thompson provide illustrations for 90 exercises meant to help emotions move through the body. They also discuss breathing techniques and teach readers how to listen to the body’s signals to find what lies at the core of our discomfort.

 

Spiritual Anatomy

Realigning Body and Soul

by Ginny Nadler (Core Body Wisdom, $27.95, Paperback)

While we are much more in touch today with the connection between mind, body and spirit than we were 20 years ago, we still have yet to reach our highest physical capacity. Ginny Nadler focuses on how the perineum plays a part in our chronic pain and explains that it is important to restructure the cells in our bodies that have been damaged by collective trauma. Nadler also explains how structural realignment helps to detangle layers of distorted muscle and bring balance and freedom to the body.

 

SZEN ZONE

Reaching a State of Positive Change

by Gary Szenderski (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, $16.95, Paperback)

This collection of stories helps remind readers that we have the power to create positive change in our lives. The compilation includes topics like letting go, taking chances and celebrating what the future may hold.

 

Psychedelic Medicine

The Healing Powers of LSD, MDMA, Psilocybin, and Ayahuasca

by Dr. Richard Louis Miller (Park Street Press, $16.95, Paperback)

About 50 years ago research on psychedelic drugs was brought to an end by the U.S. government. However, there has been an upheaval of new research on psychedelics that suggest that these supplements may, in fact, have strong therapeutic properties. Dr. Richard Louis Miller and his contributors focus on the healing properties of MDMA, LSD, ayahuasca and psilocybin. They also offer an in-depth history of psychedelic research and explore the links between psychiatric drugs and mental health.

 

The Gifts of Acceptance

Embracing People and Things as They Are

by Daniel Miller (Ebb and Flow Press, $14.95, Paperback)

While no one’s life is perfect, there is one way you can enjoy greater satisfaction with your life: acceptance. Daniel Miller shares his own experiences as well as other inspiring stories about the connection between accepting people and hardship and living with more joy. He also explains how acceptance helps us find self-acceptance and create a successful future.

 

Kayla Hancock is grateful to be a part of this community. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner and certified Deeksha giver who enjoys working alongside her angels and spirit guides to bring more love, joy and compassion into the world.

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