Self-healing is the process of unlocking your own body’s ability to heal itself, whether on an emotional, physical, or spiritual level. Any number of techniques can be employed, including yoga, acupuncture, reiki, qigong, meditation, mindfulness practices, and more, so long as the individual is working with the goal of healing and self-actualization. The value of self-healing is that the person can tailor their healing process to their needs and comfort level. The potential downside, however, is that without expertise the journey to healing can be longer, more difficult, and less successful than it needs to be.

Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

Joan Borysenko, co-founder and director of the Mind/Body Clinic at New England Deaconess Hospital/Harvard Medical School, describes the clinic’s ten-week program for learning to “mind the body” through a medical synthesis of neurology, immunology, and psychology.

The Instinct to Heal: Curing Depression, Anxiety and Stress Without Drugs and Without Talk Therapy

Millions of Americans try drugs or talk therapy to relieve depression and anxiety, but recent scientific studies prove certain alternative treatments can work as well or better-often bringing on a cure.

Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve: Self-Help Exercises for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Autism

This practical guide to understanding the cranial nerves as the key to our psychological and physical well-being builds on Stephen Porges’s Polyvagal Theory—one of the most important recent developments in human neurobiology.

Motherhood Stripped

Motherhood Stripped is a guide to understanding the anxiety in motherhood and how to heal from it one layer at a time.

Conquer Worry and Anxiety: The Secret to Mastering Your Mind

You can overcome worry and anxiety today. It is possible to feel better fast―and to make it last. Many people, mental health professionals included, think therapy needs to be long, hard, and painful―a lifelong commitment.

Healing Touch: Essential Energy Medicine for Yourself and Others

Healing Touch is one of the most accepted and widespread energy-healing modalities in the world.

Redefining Anxiety: What It Is, What It Isn't, and How to Get Your Life Back

Anxiety is real—but it isn’t the end of your story. Dr. John Delony knows what anxiety feels like. He’s walked that dark road himself, but he found light and hope on the other side of it.

The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe

Bridging the gap between research, science, and the therapy room.

Crystals for Emotional Healing: A Contemporary Guide

Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, depression, confusion, grief, anger, or another difficult emotion, you can learn how to tap in to the transformative energy of crystals so you can begin healing.

The Wisdom of Anxiety: How Worry and Intrusive Thoughts Are Gifts to Help You Heal

Work anxiety. Relationship anxiety. Social anxiety. World anxiety. Money anxiety. Health anxiety. How does reading those words make you feel? All too often, when we experience the things that give us anxiety, our first instinct is to try to run away or numb out from feeling them.


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