BOOK REVIEWS
By Dr. Maryel McKinley

 

 

Your Hands Can Heal You
Pranic Energy Remedies to Boost Vitality and Speed Recovery from Common Health Problems
By Master Stephen Co & Eric B. Robins, M.D. with John Merryman
Do you find yourself challenged by a health issue that just won’t go away, no matter what conventional medicine has tried to do to help? I know I have been in this position, and have found the answer with “Your Hands Can Heal You.”  This amazing book actually teaches the reader how to utilize the proven ancient technique of Pranic Healing energy forces on oneself in a most effective way to rejuvenate, heal and maintain your perfect health.

Authors Master Stephen Co and Eric B. Robins, M.D. (Board Certified surgeon), have remarkable reputations in the field of energy healing, and have themselves healed thousands of patients from serious illnesses to depression, pain and lack of energy and motivation — without ever touching the patient!

Finally the secrets to energy medicine have been laid out in a comprehensive and thorough book that teaches everything anyone would ever need to know about healing heart problems, serious injury, PMS, migraine headaches, fatigue, or whatever disabling disorder one might be battling. The Pranic Healing System is derived from the Indian word Prana, or “life-force”. Master Co tells us that “Prana is comparable to the Chinese concept of Chi or Qi”. He explains “In a healthy body, Prana flows smoothly and freely, where in a sick body it is blocked and depleted.”

After reading this book and putting into practice some of the aura-cleansing techniques I was able to get rid of a horrible cold. Get the book and try it for yourself. I highly recommend this excellent piece of work.

Published by Simon & Schuster, this book is available at your local bookstore and amazon.com

 

A Woman’s Best Medicine for Menopause Your Personal Guide to Radiant Good Health Using Maharishi Ayurveda
By Nancy Lonsdorf, M.D.
Dr. Nancy Lonsdorf, M.D., a Johns Hopkins-trained physician, addresses issues such as the startling new evidence on HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy), as well as offering a personalized self-care program for menopause based on Ayurvedic Medicine.

With suggestions for easing menopausal symptoms while laying a foundation for health in later years, “A Woman’s Best Medicine for Menopause” is the only book you will ever need to learn about menopause, preventing heart attacks and osteoporosis without dangerous side-effects.

Focusing on the root of the problem, rather than using a Band-Aid on the problem, Dr. Lonsdorf’s new book teaches women how to maximize and balance their own hormone production using 100% natural non-hormonal approaches.

Published by Contemporary Books, this book is available at your local bookstores.

 

The Spiritual Chicks Question Everything: Learn to Risk, Release and Soar
By Tami Coyne & Karen Weissman
“The Spiritual Chicks Question Everything” is a refreshing, if not mind-blowing book that will open your heart and help you dispose of junk thoughts one might be holding onto unnecessarily.

Exploring themes as “Does God Love Fat People?” “Do Massage Therapists Who Smoke Get to Heaven First?” “Why Do I Feel Like I Need to Do Something?” and “Do I Need God’s Approval?”  — the Spiritual Chicks have a unique way of creating a compendium of questions that give seekers a palatable plate to “everyday enlightenment.”

On a more serious tone, these “chicks” delve into spirituality with a fine tooth comb, not to be used for fixing your hair, but rather as an analytical tool.

The conclusion they come to is actually rather conventional (at least for Awareness readers) that all paths lead to the same universal energy holding the universe together. They see this energy as the same energy we call God, Consciousness, or Spirit, and that it just takes different forms — from rocks and trees, to terrorists, even the Supreme Court justices.

Breaking down limiting beliefs to help one access the innate nature within, this book shows us that Truth can be found in a creative manner, and even Spiritual Chicks can tap into the One Life Principle serving all of us.

Published by Red Wheel/Weiser, this book is available at your local bookstore and at amazon.com

 

Embracing the Feminine Nature of the Divine
By Toni G. Boehm Ph.D.
This fabulous work on the etiology and evolution of the feminine face of God offers the reader a plethora of invaluable insight. This is by far the best, most comprehensive book on the subject as the author delves into an unfathomable subject with precise research guided by an intuitive genius that is rarely exhibited by her contemporaries.

Covering subjects such as the “Historical Perspective of the Initial Rise and Ultimate Repression of the Feminine Nature of the Divine”, how it relates to paganism and the New Thought movement, and “The Feminine Nature of the Divine’s Re-emergence in the Twentieth Century” Boehm brilliantly, yet simply, shows the reader how important it is to bring the “head into the heart” as we attempt to join our masculine and feminine sides into equanimity, thereby experiencing integrated spirituality. Boehm dubs this “Spirituality at its highest state” into every level of our being in this human form.” This is a must read for all seekers, scholars and students, as well as for every woman and man.

Published by Inner Visioning Press, this book is available through Amazon.com or (816) 304-3044.

 

Crappy TO HAPPY Small Steps to Big Happiness  
By Randy Peyser
This book is quite a scream! Endorsed by everyone from Gerald Jampolsky, Arielle Ford and Swami Beyondananda, Peyser (Former Editor-in-Chief of Catalyst Magazine) has brought 158 on-target, yet hysterical pearls of wisdom, to all of us who have been thinking our way into misery!

With true accounts from her own amazingly interesting and sometimes quasi non-conventional life, Peyser weeds out the “crap” and finds the pot of gold we are all striving for, yet rarely attain.

Where does she find it? Sometimes at the end of the rainbow and sometimes in the middle of a car fix-it garage — she finds it everywhere she chooses to and that’s the point. As soon as we focus on the good around us we will be more grateful, happy people, and when we choose to focus on the sh-t, then sh-t happens!

This book should be required reading for every high school graduate as a manual for how to do life. You will find within these pages simple wisdom at its finest, and get a laugh or two while you’re at it. It’s the book I wish I would have written first! Well done Randy!

Published by Red Wheel Press, this book is available at your local bookstore, at WWW.crappytohappy.com   and amazon.com

 

Happiness is Free And it’s easier than you think
By Hale Dwoskin & Lester Levinson
This is a simple, yet penetrating book that can change your outlook on life immediately.

The late Lester Levinson, who is attributed co-authorship of this book, is probably the only realized American Master raised and educated in the United States, leaving his prime student, Hale Dwoskin, to carry the legacy of unprecedented powerful techniques which have brought happiness to thousands. For over twenty years Dwoskin has continued with Lester’s primary passion, the Sedona Method presented in this book.

Dwoskin and Levinson break the book into 7 one-week sessions, specifically designed to help facilitate the reader going through a life-changing experience at home. The really wonderful part about this method of obtaining true happiness is that you don’t have to buy into what Dwoskin calls, “The almost universal belief that growing is hard work, and requires bearing your soul and reliving painful, unresolved issues.”

Don’t believe me, try it yourself, and see how amazingly easy it is to get over sadness, and to let go of self-defeating patterns of thinking, behaving and feeling in one minute or less! I had the chance to put this book to the test, and believe me, it  works!

Published by Sedona Press, this book is available at your local bookstore and amazon.com


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