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Prescription for Nutritional Healing: A Practical A-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs, and Food Supplements
Written by a medical doctor and a certified nutritional consultant, this comprehensive guide to nutritional, herbal, and complementary therapies discusses natural healing programs for some 300 health conditions. Arranged in alphabetical order, it's a useful ready-reference tool, although it could have benefited from a good bibliography.
A Year of Living Your Yoga: Daily Practices to Shape Your Life
Judith Hanson Lasater has been teaching an annual yoga retreat at Feathered Pipe Ranch, in Helena, Montana, for 28 years. When she learned that one of her students was collecting Lasater’s thoughts — which she called “Judith’s aphorisms” — Lasater decided to collect them in this book. Featuring one thought for each day of the year, along with a suggested practice, these brief, powerful insights reflect the author’s knowledge of classic yoga philosophy and years of experience. Humorous, inspiring, and surprisingly down-to-earth, they guide seekers both on and off the yoga mat. These aphorisms address love, asana, fear, trust, expectations, pranayama, suffering, laughter, presence, the Yoga Sutra, and much more. They emphasize the experience of being present to one's self and to life’s ups and downs — day by day, breath by breath, moment by moment. A Year of Living Your Yoga is a gentle invitation to readers to know themselves on a deeper level.
The Fourth World of the Hopis: The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians As Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions
Folklorist Courlander traces Hopi legends from the tribe’s search through the wilderness for its home location to its settling on the Hopi Mesas and development thereafter. 239pp
Peaceful Arts: Tai Chi, Meditation, Yoga, Stretching
The related disciplines of yoga, meditation, and tai chi are brought together in this practical guide to harmonizing your whole being. Become more in tune with yourself through the synchronization of body, mind, and spirit.
Sacred: Ways of Knowledge, Sources of Life
An informative introduction to traditional and contemporary religious concepts of North American Indians, and a standard reference for all U.S. and Canadian universities. 384pp
Heal Your Body: The Mental Causes for Physical Illness and the Metaphysical Way to Overcome Them
This is a fresh and easy step-by-step guide, set up in an A-Z format. Just look up your specific health challenge and you will find the probable cause for this health issue, as well as the information you need to overcome it by creating a new thought pattern.
Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy
Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy provides an in-depth and exciting account of the history, philosophy, and experience of homeopathic medicine. At the core of Impossible Cure is the amazing story of how the author's son was cured of autism with homeopathy. It also includes dozens of other testimonials of homeopathic cure, for a variety of physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Impossible Cure will serve as an invaluable guide to anyone interested in learning more about this intriguing form of health care. It has won endorsements from leading experts in alternative health care.
Sedona Hikes: 135 Day Hikes and 5 Vortex Sites around Sedona, Arizona
The best Sedona hiking guide! First released in 1992, the authors have worked constantly to keep this guide updated and current through this new, revised 6th edition. Each hike is shown on two facing pages with complete directions to the trailhead, description of the hike, interesting historical information and a map. Each hike also has an elevation change graph, season-to-hike graph, difficulty and mileage graph and a how-crowded graph. There is a beautiful eight-page section of color photos in the middle of the book.