Healing Depression the Mind-Body Way (Paperback)
Creating Happiness Through Meditation, Yoga, and Ayurveda
Wiley, 9780470286319, 278pp.
Publication Date: April 6, 2009
--Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression
"A must-read for anyone interested in overcoming depression andhealing themselves naturally. A very important book that willelevate you in many ways. Everyone must seek it out."
--Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D., author of Meditation asMedicine and Dead Brain Cells Don't Lie
Activate the inherent wisdom of your mind-body
Healing Depression the Mind-Body Way shines a new lighton the darkness of depression by presenting specific antidepressionstrategies designed to help you unleash your innate healingpotential. The time-tested advice presented in this book is basedon the latest theories of modern science and the practical wisdomof Ayurveda, an ancient system of natural medicine. This uniquebook offers a comprehensive step-by-step program for eradicatingthe root of depression from the physical, mental, emotional, andspiritual aspects of your being.
Through detailed questionnaires about your psycho-physiologicalprofile and elemental imbalances, you will identify an archetypethat most represents your experience with depression. Then, youwill design a tailor-made health program to regain balance in yourmind-body.
You will learn to undo depression by:
- Identifying your unique manifestation of depression based onelemental imbalances
Using yoga, exercise, and breathing techniques that are in syncwith your specific physical, mental, and emotional needs
Using food and meditation as medicine
Whether you are battling a depressive episode or need supportcoping with the problems of daily living, this book will help youawaken the "physician within" and embark on a pathway to a life ofbalance and renewal.