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Title:
Switch On Your Brain : The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health
Author:
Leaf, Caroline, 1963-
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Publication Information:
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Books, [2013]
Physical Description:
236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
The author offers a Christianity-based prescription for better health and wholeness through correct thinking patterns, declaring that we are not victims of our biology and sharing with readers the "switch" in our brains that enables us to live happier, healthier, more enjoyable lives in which we can achieve our goals, maintain our weight, and even become more intelligent.
Language:
English
Contents:
Mind controls matter -- Choice and your multiple-perspective advantage -- Your choices change your brain -- Catch those thoughts -- Entering into directed rest -- Stop milkshake-multitasking -- Thinking, God and the quantum physics brain -- The science of thought -- What is the 21-day brain detox plan? -- How and why the 21-day brain detox plan works -- Gather: step 1 -- Focused reflection: step 1 -- Write: step 3 -- Revisit: step 4 -- Active reach: step 5.
ISBN:
9780801018398

9780801015700

9780801016240
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Book

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According to researchers, the vast majority--a whopping 75-98 percent--of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our thought life. What we think about truly affects us both physically and emotionally. In fact, fear alone triggers more than 1,400 known physical and chemical responses in our bodies, activating more than thirty different hormones Today our culture is undergoing an epidemic of toxic thoughts that, left unchecked, create ideal conditions for illnesses.

Supported by current scientific and medical research, Dr. Caroline Leaf gives readers a prescription for better health and wholeness through correct thinking patterns, declaring that we are not victims of our biology. She shares with readers the "switch" in our brains that enables us to live happier, healthier, more enjoyable lives where we achieve our goals, maintain our weight, and even become more intelligent. She shows us how to choose life, get our minds under control, and reap the benefits of a detoxed thought life.


Author Notes

You are not a victim of your biology! What we think about truly affects us both physically and emotionally. Today culture is undergoing an epidemic of toxic thoughts that, left unchecked, create ideal conditions for illnesses. Supported by current scientific and medical research, Dr. Caroline Leaf exposes the "switch" in your brain that will enable you to live a happier, healthier, more enjoyable life where you achieve your goals, get your thought life under control, and even become more intelligent And her 21-Day Brain Detox Plan guides you step-by-step through the procast of replacing toxic thoughts with healthy ones.


Table of Contents

Prologuep. 13
Acknowledgmentsp. 17
Introduction: Switch On Your Brain with Hopep. 19
Part 1 How to Switch On Your Brain
1 Mind Controls Matterp. 31
2 Choice and Your Multiple-Perspective Advantagep. 39
3 Your Choices Change Your Brainp. 55
4 Catch Those Thoughtsp. 71
5 Entering into Directed Restp. 79
6 Stop Milkshake-Multitaskingp. 93
7 Thinking, God, and the Quantum Physics Brainp. 103
8 The Science of Thoughtp. 123
Part 2 The 21-Day Brain Detox Plan
9 What Is the 21-Day Brain Detox Plan?p. 139
10 How and Why the 21-Day Brain Detox Plan Worksp. 147
11 Gather: Step 1p. 157
12 Focused Reflection: Step 2p. 171
13 Write: Step 3p. 181
14 Revisit: Step 4p. 187
15 Active Reach: Step 5p. 193
Afterwordp. 203
Notesp. 207
Recommended Readingp. 217