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Title:
Deadly emotions : understand the mind-body-spirit connection that can heal or destroy you
Author:
Colbert, Don.
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Publication Information:
Nashville, Tenn. : Oliver Nelson/Thomas Nelson Pub., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xii, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part I : the diagnosis : understanding damaging emotions -- What you feel emotionally becomes how you feel physically -- The path from damaging emotion to deadly disease -- Turn off the stress hormones! -- The worst things you can feel for your heart -- Ouch! the link between rage and pain -- Depression isn't "just in your head" -- The downward spiral of guilt and shame -- The emotional poison of fear -- When worry turns deadly -- The warping trap of resentment and bitterness -- Part II : the prescription : claiming healthy emotions -- Making the choice for health -- Replacing distortional thinking with truth -- The cleansing power of forgiveness -- The therapeutic value of joy -- Peace can flow like a river of health -- Restoring vitality : the love connection.
ISBN:
9780785267430

9780785288084
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Did you know that negative emotions can adversely affect your health? Depression, anger, guilt, condemnation, low self-esteem-these are only a few of the lethal toxins that threaten body and spirit.

Offering a clear definition of deadly emotions-what they are, where they come from, how they manifest themselves, and their effects on the body-Dr. Colbert uses scientific evidence to support his views. He further offers hope in the form of God's power to deliver readers from these toxins, focusing on the power of forgiveness and repentance, the value of a merry heart, and the joy of the Lord. Finally, Dr. Colbert shares insights on the role nutrition plays in removing the physical toxins that inhibit true health.


Author Notes

Dr. Don Colbert graduated from ORU medical school in 1984 and practices medicine in Central Florida. He is certified in Family Practrice and practices anti-aging and integrative medicine. He is also a New York Times Best Selling author with title's such as: Dr. Colbert's Fat-Burning Diet: What Your Doctor Is Not Telling You about Weight Loss. He has also been featured on the Dr. Oz Show and ABC World News.

(Bowker Author Biography)