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Reinventing Medicine: Beyond Mind-Body to a New Era of Healing by Larry Dossey
Cue the theme song to the Twilight Zone: Research shows your plants won't grow as well when you're depressed as when you're happy. Praying for someone else will improve your own health, too. The growth of E. coli bacteria is inhibited when a group of people merely think about stopping the growth. And qi gong practitioners in San Francisco can kill cancer cells in other peoples' bodies--by willing the cells to die. These ideas surely sound ludicrous, but these and other similarly mindboggling studies have been commissioned and replicated by researchers at Harvard, Duke, McGill, and other esteemed universities.
Space Time and Medicine by Larry Dossey, Fritjof Capra
Ageless Body, Timeless Mind: The Quantum Alternative to Growing Old by Deepak Chopra
The author of Quantum Healing argues that aging is much more of a choice than people believe and shows how to adopt an individually tailored program of diet, stress reduction, and exercise.
Body Mind Spirit by Dr. Charles Tart
"The world's most powerful (and negative) religion is Scientism, and you, dear reader, are a member of that church at least part of the time, whether you know it or not. A lot of (useless) conflict and suffering has occurred in our lives because of that. Scientism is what happens to essential science when there is a mental hardening of the arteries, when arrogance makes us think we know it all and automatically scoff at and dismiss anything that doesn't fit our supposedly scientific beliefs, our "ism." Scientism scoffs at and invalidates the entire spiritual nature of people and so causes great suffering, for when any real part of us is denied, we get psychologically sick.

High quality, essential science, specifically rigorous work in parapsychology, shows the mind can do things that the brain and body, the material part, the only part of humanity that Scientism recognizes, cannot do, and the implications of these findings (which is what "Body Mind Spirit" is all about) open us to look at the realm of spirit without rejecting all the good aspects of science. I believe knowledge of these findings and their implications is vital for our mental and spiritual health as modern people. In essence, I am now proud to be both a tough-minded scientist AND a spiritual seeker, and this book is about why I can say that. I hope it will also help you toward a better integration of our spiritual and rational sides, which are both part of Reality." - Charles Tart

Living the Mindful Life by Dr. Charles Tart, Sogyal Rimpoche
Psychologists and counselors are increasingly recommending mindfulness meditation to their clients as a valuable tool for coping with stress, anxiety, and depression. Now, a leading psychology writer and Buddhist meditator offers an easy-to-use workbook for living in the present moment--based on the author's experience with his workshop participants.
Sense and Soul by Ken Wilber
The Marriage of Sense and Soul, a cognizant address of how to mend the rift between science and religion,is further proof that Ken Wilber is one of the most knowledgeable and clear-thinking individuals writing today. Like an experienced scout, Wilber has blazed a careful trail through the dense history surrounding religion and science, from the basic tenets of all religion and the foundations of science to the fundamental nature of our postmodern society: the differentiation of art, morals, and science. It is this capacity to differentiate that pits science and religion against one another, yet it ironically proves to be the door to a reconciliation between the camps.
Dreambody: The Body's Role in Revealing the Self by Arnold Mindell
Headaches and tension as well as pain and illness are signposts from the unconscious with hidden information that can be used to transform our lives. Just as the unconscious talks to us through our bodies in physical symptoms. In DREAMBODY, Arnold Mindell reveals the hidden significance of physical sensations and body experiences and shows how people's bodies can lead them to greater psychological understanding and transformation. DREAMBODY offers new insight and practical advice to students of psychology, mythology, parapsychology and medicine and to anyone striving for personal wholeness, health and well-being.
Love, Medicine and Miracles: Lessons Learned About Self-Healing from a Surgeon's Experience With Exceptional Patients by Bernie Siegel
Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day--patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their doctors to participate in and influence their own recovery.
Cloudhidden, Whereabouts unknown by Alan Watts
Discusses such topics as meditation, nature, established religion, race relations, reincarnation, and astrology with regard to Tao.
The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are by Alan Watts
Modern Western culture and technology is inextricably tied to the belief in the existence of a self as a separate ego, separated from and in conflict with the rest of the world. In this classic book, Watts provides a lucid and simple presentation of an alternative view based on Hindi and Vedantic philosophy. A witty attack on the illusion that the self is a separate ego that confronts a universe of alien physical objects.
Acupuncture: How It Works, How It Cures by Peter Firebrace, Sandra Hill
Acupuncture: How it Works, How it Cures gives a solid overview of the theories behind the science, illustrating all the main concepts clearly and colorfully. The book explains how acupuncture can work in conjunction with Western medicine, and it maps the different meridians, energy zones of the body that determine needle placement. The book also delves briefly into herbalism and lists resources for finding a practitioner.
House Calls: How We Can All Heal the World One Visit at a Time by Patch Adams (Introduction), Robin Williams, Jerry Van Amerongen (Illustrator)
With a foreward by Robin Williams, this primer on wellness includes tips for visiting loved ones, tips that are essential to the healing process, how to be a good doctor and how to be a good hospital patient. 120 cartoons.
Gesundheit! : Bringing Good Health to You, the Medical System, and Society Through Physician Service, Complementary Therapies, Humor, and Joy by Patch Adams ,Maureen Mylander
This is the story of Adams's lifetime quest to transform the health care system. Gaining supporters across the country, the Gesundheit Institute is now building a free, full-scale hospital that will be open to anyone in the world. Ambitious? Yes. Impossible? Not for those who know and work with Patch.
8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Dr. Andrew Weil
"Health," Dr. Andrew Weil writes, "is a dynamic and temporary state of equilibrium destined to break down as conditions change." In other words, there's no such thing as the type of health that allows you to feel equally great every day of your life. Instead, Weil suggests, your goal should be to improve your resilience to disease, and while you're at it, feel more joy and strength.

As to how you should gain this strength, joy, and resilience, Weil doesn't come on with a hard sell to give up every bad habit or all of the foods you enjoy. Instead, he suggests gradual changes: clean your pantry of whatever cooking oils you have there, except olive oil; start taking vitamin C three times a day; walk a few minutes a day; eat some fish and broccoli. The program is so simple and sensible that anyone trying it probably will feel better in a week." Lou Schuler

Ask Dr. Weil by Andrew Weil, Steven Petrow
In his #1 New York Times bestsellers Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, Dr. Andrew Weil opened our eyes to the body's wondrous ability to heal itself naturally. And after the tremendous response he received from countless readers, he launched the Web site "Ask Dr. Weil" , which is the HotWired Network's top-rated program on the Internet. Now, in this comprehensive edition of the complete Ask Dr. Weil book series, he offers guidance on the issues that matter to us most.
Learning to Listen to the Land by Bill Willers (Editor), David R. Brower
"Nothing I have heard from anybody else has affected my thinking so deeply as what I heard from David Brower." - Charles Kuralt
Earth in the Balance : Ecology and the Human Spirit by Al Gore
In this provocative work, Vice President Gore argues that the engines of human civilization have brought on imminent catastrophe, and that only a worldwide mobilization can save the earth for future generations. His analysis of environmental crises along political, scientific, and economic lines leads to a plan for action.
My Voice Will Go With You : The Teaching Tales of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. by Sidney Rosen (Editor)
Milton H. Erikson has been called the most influential hypnotherapist of our time. Closely related to his therapy was his use of "teaching tales." Calling upon shock, surprise, confusion--with generous use of questions, puns, and playful humor--he seeded suggestions indirectly and positively with these tales, here gathered together by Dr. Rosen.
Ethics for the New Millennium by Dalai Lama
In a modern society characterized by insensitivity to violence, ambivalence to the suffering of others, and a high-octane profit motive, is talk of ethics anything more than a temporary salve for our collective conscience? The Dalai Lama thinks so. In his Ethics for the New Millennium, the exiled leader of the Tibetan people shows how the basic concerns of all people--happiness based in contentment, appeasement of suffering, forging meaningful relationships--can act as the foundation for a universal ethics.
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and the Last Great Lesson by Mitch Albom
This true story about the love between a spiritual mentor and his pupil has soared to the bestseller list for many reasons. For starters: it reminds us of the affection and gratitude that many of us still feel for the significant mentors of our past. It also plays out a fantasy many of us have entertained: what would it be like to look those people up again, tell them how much they meant to us, maybe even resume the mentorship? Plus, we meet Morrie Schwartz--a one of a kind professor, whom the author describes as looking like a cross between a biblical prophet and Christmas elf. And finally we are privy to intimate moments of Morrie's final days as he lies dying from a terminal illness. Even on his deathbed, this twinkling-eyed mensch manages to teach us all about living robustly and fully. Kudos to author and acclaimed sports columnist Mitch Albom for telling this universally touching story with such grace and humility. --Gail Hudson
Carl Sagan : A Life in the Cosmos by William Poundstone
The first biography of the best-known scientist of his generation and the author of the best-seller Cosmos. In this, the first full-scale examination of the life of Carl Sagan, award-winning science writer William Poundstone details the transformation of a bookish young astronomer obsessed with life on other worlds into science's first authentic media superstar. William Poundstone has been twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists by Michael Brower, Union of Concerned Scientists , Warren Leon
From the Back Cover: "Too many people drive their Land Rovers to the grocery store and think that 'paper or plastic' is a meaningful choice. The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices will help you distinguish the crucial from the trivial and make choices that are congruent with your values." --Denis Hayes, Chair, Earth Day 2000
Living Downstream : A Scientist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment by Sandra Steingraber
With this eloquent and impassioned book, biologist and poet Sandra Steingraber shoulders the legacy of Rachel Carson, producing a work about people and land, cancer and the environment, that is as accessible and invaluable as Silent Spring--and potentially as historic. Living Downstream will be a touchstone for generations, reminding us of the intimate connection between the health of our bodies and the integrity of our air, land, and water.
Ecopsychology : Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind by Theodore Roszak (Editor), Mary E. Gomes, Allen D. Kanner (Editor), James Hillman , Lester O. Brown
This pathfinding collection--by premier psychotherapists, thinkers, and eco-activists in the field--shows how the health of the planet is inextricably linked to the psychological health of humanity, individually and collectively. It is sure to become a definitive work for the ecopsychology movement. Forewords by Lester O. Brown and James Hillman.

"A breakthrough book. It makes crystal clear that the natural world is not just an `environment' around us, but it is us, existing inside our souls and minds."--Jerry Mander

Journey to Center : Lessons in Unifying Body, Mind, and Spirit by Thomas F. Crum
This practical guide introduces readers to the Zen principles Tom Crum has lived by and taught for many years. As a black belt in aikido, a motivational speaker, and an instructor in everything from mathematics to skiing, Crum learned that the key to success in any endeavor is mastering the art of "centering." He teaches here the vital techniques for achieving a more relaxed, energized, and integrated approach to our lives.
From Chaos to Center: A Training Guide in the Art of Centering by Judith S. Warner
An accessible, practical guide designed to help you develop your ability to center at any time or place, even - and especially - underpressure. The book captures the training themes from Thomas Crum's Magic of Conflict workshops and presents them in a straightforward, easily understood format.
The Magic of Conflict by Thomas F. Crum
This set of simple techniques, including meditation, breathing exercises, openness, and play--Aiki--leads gently to a reordered state of mind. From overcoming apathy to understanding how conflict doesn't have to mean contest, Aiki turns mind-body integration principles into powerful tools.
Synchronicity, Science and Soul-Making : Understanding Jungian Synchronicity Through Physics, Buddhism, and Philosophy by Victor Mansfield
The central motif running through this thought-provoking book is Jung's most misunderstood concept, syncronicity. By deftly meshing his interpretation of synchronicity with key concepts in quantum physics and Middle Way Buddhism, Victor Mansfield brings fresh insight to our understanding of synchronicity. The publisher, Open Court Publishing Company opencourt@caruspub.com
The Consciousness Revolution : A Transatlantic Dialogue : Two Days With Stanislav Grof, Ervin Laszlo, and Peter Russell by Ervin Laszlo, Stanislav Grof, Peter Russell
As we enter the 21st Century faced with current global and human crises, society is being questioned as never before. In The Consciousness Revolution, three pioneers at the cutting-edge of Western thought reflect on the chances of peace in the world, on how society is changing, and on the changes we can make in ourselves. They consider the roles of art, science, education, goals and values, world views, religion, spirituality and, above all, consciousness - for the state of our consciousness is the key issue underlying almost everything else. As Ken Wilber asks in his Foreword, what does it all finally come down to? Peter Russell puts it like this: 'Each little bit counts we are all part of the same ground-swell. The most important question we need to ask is how can I put my own life in greater alignment with that ground-swell? How can I do my little one-hundred-thousandth worth to facilitate that shift a bit further? These intense and memorable discussions among three of the finest minds of our time convey a sense of excitement and passion which we can carry forward in our own lives. The Consciousness Revolution is an essential guide to how our map of reality is changing in the midst of the global transformation going on in all parts of the world and in every sphere of life, in us and around us.
The Spiritual Universe : One Physicists Vision of Spirit, Soul, Matter, and Self by Fred Alan Wolf
Why do we believe in the soul? Does it actually exist? If so, what is it? Does it differ from the self? Is it part of the material world? Does it survive the body after death?

In The Spiritual Universe, Fred Alan Wolf brings the most modern perspective of quantum physics to the most ancient questions of religion and philosophy. Taking the reader on a fascinating tour of both Western and Eastern thought, Wolf explains the differing view of the soul in the works of Plato, Aristotle, and St. Thomas; the ancient Egyptians' belief in the nine forms of the soul; the Qabalistic idea of the soul acting in secret to bring spiritual order to a chaotic universe of matter and energy; and the Buddhist vision of a "nonsoul." And, Wolf mounts a defense of the soul against its modern critics who see it as nothing more than the physical body. (Originally published in hardcover as The Spiritual Universe: How Quantum Physics Proves the Existence of the Soul).

The Tao of Psychology by Jean, M.D. Bolen, Jean Shinoda Bolen
"Charming and interesting....The Tao of Psychology may dispel the sense of alienation and loneliness and pull the reader to believe there is indeed a linkage between us all." Walter E. Barton, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, Dartmouth Medical School; Past President, American Psychiatric Association

"The Tao of Psychology is the most useful integration of Eastern religion and Western psychology since Wilhelm's translation of the I Ching and The Secret of the Golden Flower." George Wilson, M.D., Northern California, Psychiatric Society Newsletter

From the Author

As befitting a book about synchronicity, from its inception this book (and my becoming an author) came about through a series of synchronistic circumstances. which brought me together with my editor. The Tao of Psychology was published in 1979, and went out into the world without publicity or marketing efforts, which was typical for a first-time author, minimal print-run book. Readers then wrote to me of the uncanny timing and coincidences that led them to read it. Whether by word of mouth, or by synchronicity, I am delighted that it is still in print, some twenty years later, and am glad that it now has a Mark Rothko painting on its cover, besides. Synchronistic events in my own life played a significant part in the events that I wrote of in Crossing to Avalon: A Woman's Midlife Pilgrimage. They also contributed to the writing of Close to the Bone: Life-Threatening Illness and the Search for Meaning.

Raga Mala : The Autobiography of Ravi Shankar by Ravi Shankar, George Harrison (Editor)
From the Publisher
Ravi Shankar is the man christened by George Harrison as the 'Godfather of world music'. His autobiography is superbly designed and boxed with two CDs, the first of which includes a track recorded with George Harrison and Ringo Starr. The second disc was specially recorded for this project at Abbey Road Studios. The book is bound in rich Indian silk, and also presented is a packet of finest-quality Special Durbar Agarbathi incense sticks--the personal favourites of Ravi and George. 2,000 copies bound in full Indian silk (choice from four varying colours) with boxed CDs and incense sticks. Housed in a solander box. Autographed by Ravi Shankar. --This text refers to the hardcover edition of this title
John Burroughs : An American Naturalist by Edward Renehan
"At the tag end of our scarred century, we grasp, almost in desperation, for a new purchase on nature. To assist in this restorative effort, we can look back on the work and the way of life of earlier naturalists who tried to hold our neglectful attention. Edward Renehan, with this affectionate, critical biography, has given us back John Burroughs, one of the best of that surprisingly contentious (and interesting) breed." ------ William S. McFeely, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning GRANT: A BIOGRAPHY, and other books. --

"[Renehan] reveals a far more complex and interesting man than other biographers have described. ... In this thoughtful biography we are shown the once sainted 'Sage of Slabsides' as a flesh-and-blood traveler in a now vanished world." -- Robert McKracken Peck writing in THE SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

"Edward Renehan has restored John Burroughs to his rightful place in the history of American literature and conservation."-- Frank Graham, Jr., author of SINCE SILENT SPRING, THE AUDUBON ARK, and other books

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The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying Sogyal Rimpoche, Lisa Brewer, Dr. Charles Tart, Micha Toms
Choose Once Again: A Selection from a Course in Miracles Dr. Charles Tart
For Earth's Sake (2 cassettes/abridged/180 mins.) by David Brower
Sound Body, Sound Mind: Music for Healing by Andrew Weil
Best-selling author and physician Andrew Weil has changed theway millions think about health and healing. As the leader of the Integrative Health movement, he has much to say about achieving health through alternative means. For instance, sound has the power to aid in healing. This simple truth is the concept behind Sound Body, Sound Mind. The first disc, Sound Body, contains a single, 45-minute piece of music designed to "walk" the body through an experience of healing. By combining classical and world music with specially designed (though barely audible) frequencies, Sound Body is meant to "entrain" your brain waves into the pattern most conducive to deep relaxation. Just put it on and let the sound do its work. In Disc two, Sound Mind, features Weil, frequency expert Anna Wise and producer Joshua Leeds discussing the principles of sound healing. Packaged in a beautifully designed, jewel-box sized book, Sound Body, Sound Mind contains 64 pages of new material from Dr. Weil.
The Transpersonal Vision : The Healing Potential of Nonordinary States of Consciousness by Stanislav Grof

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