Healing Depression the Mind-Body Way (Paperback)

Creating Happiness Through Meditation, Yoga, and Ayurveda

By Nancy Liebler, Sandra Moss

Wiley, 9780470286319, 278pp.

Publication Date: April 6, 2009

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"If you have an interest in optimum mental health, this bookbelongs on your shelf "
--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.

About the Author

NANCY LIEBLER, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, professor, and lecturer. She teaches at the Michigan School of Professional Psychology and practices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. SANDRA MOSS, M.S.P.H., is an Ayurvedic practitioner and a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, practicing in Ann Arbor, Michigan. An active researcher and writer, Moss lectures and consults nationwide. Visit their Web site at www.depressionproofyourlife.com.