"What a pleasure it is to see the next generation of physicians waking up to what I call real medicinethe kind that acknowledges our true power to heal and be well."
- Christiane Northrup, M.D., OB/GYN physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers: Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
When Mind Over Medicine was first published, it broke new ground in the fertile region where science and spirituality intersect. Through the process of restoring her own health, Dr. Lissa Rankin discovered that the conventional health care she had been taught to practice was missing something crucial: a recognition of the body's innate ability to self-repair and an appreciation for how we can control these self-healing mechanisms with the power of our own consciousness.
To better understand this phenomenon, she explored peer-reviewed medical literature and found evidence that the medical establishment had been proving that the body can heal itself for over 50 years. She shared her findings and laid out a practical plan for readers to heal themselves in this profoundly wise booka New York Times bestseller and now a classic guide for people who are on a healing journey from illness, injury, or trauma.
In the years since then, Dr. Rankin has deepened her exploration of the world's healing tradition and her understanding of the healing power we hold within ourselvesif only we can tap into it. This revised edition of Mind Over Medicine reflects her latest research, evolving wisdom, and work with clients and students in her healing community, as well as with doctors and other healers in her Whole Health Medicine Institute.
Inside, readers will discover:
• A thorough update of Dr. Rankin's signature Six Steps to Healing Yourself
• New insight into how unresolved trauma can stand in the way of healing from chronic and life-threatening illnesses-and powerful tools we can use to heal it
• How to tune in to our Inner Pilot Light for intuitive guidance in our healing
And much more
"The healing that is possible may be right here," Dr. Rankin writes, "closer than close, underneath all your efforting and striving, available if you are ready to humble yourself before this possibility and receive what awaits you."
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About the Author
Table of Contents
Preface to the Revised Edition xi
Part 1 Optimize the Placebo Effect
Chapter 1 The Shocking Truth about Your Health Beliefs 3
Chapter 2 The Surefire Way to Make Yourself Sick and Prevent Disease Remission 23
Chapter 3 The Healing Factor That Can Make All the Difference 45
Part 2 Treat Your Mind
Chapter 4 The Whole Health Cairn 73
Chapter 5 Loneliness Poisons the Body 91
Chapter 6 Death by Overwork 113
Chapter 7 Happiness Is Preventive Medicine 133
Chapter 8 How to Counteract the Stress Response 165
Part 3 The Six Steps to Healing Yourself
Chapter 9 The Six Steps to Healing Yourself 185
Appendix A 8 Tips for How to Be in Your Body 257
Appendix B 10 Factors That Support Radical Remission 259
Continue Your Self-Healing Journey 261
About the Author 299