Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
Stress and anxiety affect the body in uncomfortable ways. This book offers a comprehensive program to help reduce the stress of life-whether you’re currently healthy, or suffering from a physical ailment. It has valuable information for the person just learning about the body/mind connection, or the person well versed in the knowledge.
There are instructions on things as varied as how to meditate, breathing exercises, and stretching exercises. Dr. Borysenko
discusses the dangers of feelings of helplessness, the critic within, the traps it lays for us, and the steps to take to counteract these things. Healing the emotions, and accepting yourself, as well the power of affirmations are covered. Whether you are experiencing the physical or emotional results of stress, this book offers a blend of mind/body information and exercises to help reduce the effects.