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Author Jacobs, Gregg D.

Title The ancestral mind : reclaim the power / by Gregg Jacobs
Published New York : Viking, 2003


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 W'PONDS  616.08 Jac/Amr  AVAILABLE
Description 242 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part I: One Body, Two Minds 1 -- Introduction: From Whence We Came 3 -- Chapter One: The Tyranny of the Thinking Mind 11 -- Chapter Two: What Is This Ancestral Mind? 27 -- Chapter Three: Bypassing the Thinking Mind 41 -- Chapter Four: The Power of Positive Emotions 51 -- Chapter Five: The Ancestral Way of Life 63 -- -- Part II: Reclaiming the Power of the Ancestral Mind 75 -- Chapter Six: Taming Toxic Thoughts 77 -- Chapter Seven: The Power of Stress-Reducing Attitudes and Beliefs 91 -- Chapter Eight: Social Support and Stress Hardiness 113 -- Chapter Nine: Opening the Door to the AM: The Relaxation Response 123 -- Chapter Ten: Before Words, Images Were 139 -- Chapter Eleven: The Ancestral Mind's Minimal Daily Requirements 149 -- Chapter Twelve: Solitude and Wilderness: Medicine for the Soul 163 -- Chapter Thirteen: Through the Eyes of a Child 173 -- -- Appendix A: Physiology and the Brain 179 -- Appendix B: The Effects of Stress on Health 185 -- Appendix C: Additional Relaxation Scripts 189 -- -- Notes 193 -- Acknowledgments 231 -- Index 233
Summary Citing the current generation's unhappiness despite material security, a guide to emotional well-being explains how to connect to a part of consciousness responsible for positive emotions, wisdom, and healthy mind-body interactions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medicine, Psychosomatic.
Mind and body.
Mind and body therapies.
Stress management.
LC no. 2003041095
ISBN 0670032174 alkaline paper