108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential: A Cardiologist Translates the Science of Health and Healing into Practice

108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential: A Cardiologist Translates the Science of Health and Healing into Practice

by Mimi Guarneri M.D.


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108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential: A Cardiologist Translates the Science of Health and Healing into Practice by Mimi Guarneri M.D.

What guides your everyday life? In many cultures, you might use prayer beads such as the rosary or the 108-bead mala as a guide in your spiritual or meditative practice. In this book, Dr. Mimi Guarneri blends modern science and ancient wisdom to offer her own guide of 108 pearls—steps you can take to awaken the healing potential of your body, mind, and spirit.Drawing from her experience as an internationally renowned cardiologist, scholar, author, and leading proponent of integrative medicine, Dr. Guarneri translates the science of health, healing, and longevity into practical answers to lead you to physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health.With the guide of the 108 pearls in this book, you will understand why your genes do not determine your destiny; how to adopt a damage-proof diet; how to turn stress into strength; how to achieve holistic mental health; how to nourish your relationships; how to tap into the healing power of your thoughts; and how to strengthen your spirituality and heal your energy body. Most importantly, you will understand how to use what you’ve learned to help heal our planet. Once you realize that wellness is the result of an intimate dance between ourselves and our world, you’ll move from just surviving to thriving!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401945770
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 04/11/2017
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 634,151
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Board-certified in cardiology, internal medicine, nuclear medicine, and holistic medicine, Dr. Mimi Guarneri is president of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, the founder and medical director of Guarneri Integrative Health at the Pacific Pearl La Jolla, and senior advisor at Atlantic Health for the Center for Well Being. She began her career at Scripps Clinic in interventional cardiology. Recognizing the need for a more comprehensive and more holistic approach to cardiovascular disease, she pioneered the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, where state-of-the-art cardiac imaging technology and lifestyle-change programs are used to aggressively diagnose, prevent, and treat cardiovascular disease. Dr. Guarneri has been featured on NBC’s TODAY and PBS’s To the Contrary and Full Focus. Her work was also featured in a two-part PBS documentary, The New Medicine. Dr. Guarneri has been recognized for her national leadership in integrative medicine by the Bravewell Collaborative and has served as chair of the Bravewell Clinical Network for Integrative Medicine. In 2011, Dr. Guarneri was the winner of the Bravewell Leadership Award, which honors a physician leader who has made significant contributions to the transformation of the U.S. health-care system. Website: PacificPearlLaJolla.com

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. Veerabhadran Ramanathan ix

Introduction xii

Chapter 1 Establish Your Foundation for Health 1

Chapter 2 Your Genes Do Not Determine Your Destiny-You Do 17

Chapter 3 You Are What You Eat 29

Chapter 4 Nutrition for Good Health and Healing 41

Chapter 5 Supplements: A Natural Prescription for Good Health? 61

Chapter 6 Turn Your Stress into Strength 73

Chapter 7 Take a Holistic Approach to Mental Health 101

Chapter 8 Healthy Relationships Matter 111

Chapter 9 Changing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Life 119

Chapter 10 Strengthen Your Spirituality 135

Chapter 11 The Energy to Heal 149

Chapter 12 One World: Preserve Your Health, Protect the Planet 161

Chapter 13 It's Your Life. Make It Matter 179

Afterword 197

Appendix A The Medical Symptom/Toxicity Questionnaire 201

Appendix B Guide to the Elimination Diet 203

Appendix C Mediterranean Diet Test 219

Appendix D Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load 221

Appendix E The Calming Power of Mantra 229

Appendix F Homeopathy First-Aid Kit 233

Bibliography 237

About the Author 243

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108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential: A Cardiologist Translates the Science of Health and Healing into Practice 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Reancont More than 1 year ago
Wholistic in all expression! I have only known two books that are so holistic in all expression, which include a scientific, spiritual, and planetary perspective as part of the solution. This book is a jewel, the author is an authentic humanist who develops the subject from a very broad perspective, with a very integral, coherent, inclusive vision, centered in the heart and collective planetary well-being. I loved the foreword of Dr Veerabhadran Ramanathan as a call to raise awareness, an urgent global healing, to change our way of proceeding since all of us living beings are intimately interconnected with the planet itself, we have a responsibility to educate ourselves and transmit knowledge at every opportunity, organize to protect the planet and reduce our energy consumption, and deliberately engage with small actions, adding our efforts would be transcendental. This book, as the same author mentions in the introduction, proposes optimal health that involves a healthy balance of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, environmental, and social aspects of the human being. From this holistic view is that the program is designed to improve health and prevent diseases. In a very grounded way the author begins by providing the pearls to evaluate our health, then provides the basic knowledge to understand our genetic variability, how it is affected by the environment, our personal response to medicine and food. These basics are in my opinion an excellent way to start the program. Subsequently she touches on the subjects of supplements, stress, mental health, relationships, strengthen spirituality, energetic aspect of healing. And she ends with a gold clasp, sustainability topics and protect nature as a part of the equation to sustain our health, and suggestions to give deeper meaning to our lives. My gratitude to the Publisher and NetGalley for allowing me to review the book