Category: Medicine & Health Sciences

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Making Peace with Imperfection: Discover Your Perfectionism Type, End the Cycle of Criticism, and Embrace Self-Acceptance

Description Demanding perfection in everything you do can create a life of stress, worry, and overload. With this essential self-help guide, you’ll learn to escape the perfectionism trap and cultivate unconditional self-acceptance in an imperfect world. Are you a perfectionist?  Do you wear this title like a badge of honor, even though it creates needless stress in your life? Ironically, the stress you create by demanding perfection from yourself and others can actually make it harder to achieve your goals in the long run. It can also alienate you from friends, family, and coworkers. So, how can you escape the perfectionism trap and start living a...

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Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships vol 5

Description In Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions and Relationships, Fifth Edition, readers get the latest scientific findings regarding the relationship between the mind and body and how attitudes and emotions directly affect physical health and well-being. Unique in the field for its coverage of the subject from the perspective of health as it pertains to psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, relationships, faith, personality types, and other issues pertaining to consciousness, the book includes up-to-date, cutting-edge research demonstrating the link between the mind and body. Currently the only book of its kind, it is a popular choice by students and instructors alike for courses such as Personal Health, Holistic...

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Peak: The New Science of Athletic Performance That is Revolutionizing Sports

Description An integrated and personalized approach to health, nutrition, training, recovery, and mindset There is a new revolution happening in sports as more and more athletes are basing their success on this game-changing combination: health, nutrition, training, recovery, and mindset. Unfortunately, the evidence-based techniques that the expert PhDs, academic institutions, and professional performance staffs follow can be in stark contrast to what many athletes actually practice. When combined with the noise of social media, old-school traditions, and bro-science, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. Peak is a groundbreaking book exploring the fundamentals of high performance (not the fads), the importance of consistency (not extreme effort),...

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The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Description Interoception is the body-to-brain axis of sensations that originates from the internal body and visceral organs. It plays a unique role in ensuring homeostasis, allowing human beings to experience and perceive the state of their bodies at any one time. However, interoception is rapidly gaining interest amongst those studying the human mind. It is believed that beyond homeostasis interoception is fundamental in understanding human emotion and motivation and their impact upon behavior. That link between interoception and self-awareness is supported by a growing body of experimental findings. The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness offers a state-of-the-art overview of, and insights into, the role of...

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Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual 7th Edition

Description Exercise Physiology Laboratory Manual is a comprehensive source for instructors and students interested in practical laboratory experiences related to the field of exercise physiology. It can be used as both a standalone lab manual or as a complement to any exercise physiology textbook. Students will come away with thorough instruction on the measurement and evaluation of muscular strength, anaerobic and aerobic fitness, cardiovascular function, respiratory function, flexibility, and body composition. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning...

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Soul Mind Body Medicine: A Complete Soul Healing System for Optimum Health and Vitality

Description Soul Mind Body Medicine is a revolutionary new book that puts breakthrough healing science at your fingertips. It moves beyond the familiar concept of “mind over matter” to the new frontier in health and healing for the 21st century: “soul over matter.” This book teaches a truth so simple and yet so very profound: THE SOUL CAN HEAL. It explains how to tap into the soul’s limitless powers of unconditional love and forgiveness for healing and manifestation. Soul Mind Body Medicine combines Western wisdom with ancient Chinese healing secrets and powerful new techniques for energy and spiritual healing. It includes 150 photographs that illustrate healing strategies...

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Meditation for Relaxation: 60 Meditative Practices to Reduce Stress, Cultivate Calm, and Improve Sleep

Description Practical Meditations for Real Relaxation When you’re caught in the waves of a busy mind, pushed and pulled from place to place, day and night―wouldn’t it be wonderful to finally relax? You can. The meditation strategies and practices inside this book will help you find calm, get better sleep, and beat stress. Reset your thoughts and settle your emotions with a quick meditation or use belly breaths to achieve deep and restful sleep. Meditation for Relaxation gets right to the techniques to give you right nowbenefits of meditation. Inside Meditation for Relaxation, you’ll find: Theory into Practice―Go beyond theory and dive into the benefits of practicing meditation. 60...

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Brain Art: Brain-Computer Interfaces for Artistic Expression

Description This is the first book on brain-computer interfaces (BCI) that aims to explain how these BCI interfaces can be used for artistic goals. Devices that measure changes in brain activity in various regions of our brain are available and they make it possible to investigate how brain activity is related to experiencing and creating art. Brain activity can also be monitored in order to find out about the affective state of a performer or bystander and use this knowledge to create or adapt an interactive multi-sensorial (audio, visual, tactile) piece of art. Making use of the measured affective state is just one of the...

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Activate Your Vagus Nerve: Unleash Your Body’s Natural Ability to Overcome Gut Sensitivities, Inflammation, Autoimmunity…

Description TAKE BACK CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH If you are ready to overcome your health challenges, this book is for you. Chronic stress and inflammation make it difficult for your cells to function optimally This helpful guide provides all the tools you need to understand and heal your vagus nerve, the rest, digest and recovery system. You’ll learn simple yet powerful techniques to address your diagnosis from its root cause, including: Breathing Techniques Exercises for Mindfulness Tools to Improve Your Digestion Functional Medicine Testing Acupuncture and Massage and more     Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 2.4 MB)