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Why People Don't Heal and How They Can

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This description may be from another edition of this product. For more than fifteen years, Caroline Myss has studied why some people heal, while others do not. In her previous book, Anatomy of the Spirit , Dr. Myss illuminated the hidden interactions of belief...

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Great info

I really loved this book, it is so good. I learned a few things about health and Chakras very vital info.

ANSWERS THE QUESTION--WHY ARE SOME NOT HEALED!

This 2 CD set was a live lecture. From the beginning of the lecture, it grabbed my attention! The thing that I liked the best is the Ms. Myss is so direct! She gives excellent examples to show her point when she tells of past readings she did for people and how the body, mind and soul work together. She bought up many points that I never thought of before and I felt MANY "Ah Ha" moments when the light bulbs went off in my brain and I really understood what she was teaching. In fact, I cheered a few times while I listened to each CD. ****NOTE: The best part of this CD set is the finale on CD 2. The last segment, Ms Myss reads a number of great questions about healing and the soul (really, really good questions)--her answers are so direct. In fact, for me, when I listened, I took certain things that she said into my heart and my soul and they are now a wonderful healing balm. This set for me has been wonderful for my body, mind and soul. I intend to listen to this set over and over again!

You are not your trauma

Therapy had me think about and relive the painful experiences that I have had over and over again. Instead of helping me get better, it just kept the trauma fresh every day. Dr. Myss' book shows you that you can break free from past trauma and not have it continue to consume your body's physical energy. This leaves you available to live and enjoy your life today with enthusiasm and vitality. I find it continually inspiring. Definitely worth the money.Another book that supports these theories is "Working on Yourself Doesn't Work" by Ariel & Shya Kane. They also stress that living and being here in the present moment is more important and makes you more alive than constantly looking to your past for problems.

Medicine Doesn't Always Taste Good

At first I was surprised by the amount of vitriol that this book elicited from some readers. Then I realized, of course - this information is going to be received as a breath of fresh air for those who are really willing to change themselves for the better, and with great angst by others.That is exactly what this book is all about! Caroline suggests we look carefully at our words and behavior and note the way we bond over our wounds. We speak "woundology". Wounds give us power over other people and a way to manipulate society. Healing is a very unpopular notion in this world.Of course this can be regarded as "mean-spirited", but how in the world can we progress without facing the truth once in a while? There is absolutely nothing new in this material - it is just been presented in the context of modern thought - but if one reads any sacred text carefully the echoes of these ideas will be evident.Caroline Myss is iconoclastic and funny, but she gets the point across. I recommend some of her audio tapes to really hear her in her element - with a live audience. Sure she "talks a lot" and especially as a man this sometimes drives me up the wall. But I think her message is one of gently attempting to point out our foibles for our own good.

1o of 2 Best Books I EVER Read!

I read alot,I search alot,for healing,growth and methods that answer my questions on why am I still stuck in a pattern - how can I move to a higher place? This book explains very logically a non-logical reality,and gives one methods to USE! This book I found much more meaningful than her Anatomy of the Spirit. This book covers the exact same info but explains what to do with the chakras in ways that I can use. Thank you Caroline,this was honest and all that many other books promise. (The other best book I ever read was Reclaiming Your Life by Jean Jenson)

Worthwhile, inspirational reading!

After reading only a little more than half this book, I have already seen changes in my life. This is a must-read for anyone seeking to participate in repairing one's mind, body and spirit as a whole. While many of her concepts may seem a little unorthodox, she is right on target! Her down to earth advice on forgiveness and releasing the ill thoughts we have toward others will inspire you to look at your relationships in a totally different light. Her ideas on how we wear our past wounds like badges and how we can become a victim of our past, instead of getting on with our lives and realizing that we are far more than our wounds, more than our past failings, is truly inspirational. Not necessarily a religious book, she speaks of spirituality and incorporates the best of all religions. Since reading this book, I have turned to a daily practice of calming myself before sleep by listening to soft music, regulating my breathing and thinking about absolutely--nothing. I have experienced restful sleep, a more optimistic outlook during the workday, an increase in energy and have said silent prayers for strangers. I can't say enough about how positively this book has effected my life.
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