True Wellness - The Mind: How to Combine the Best of Western and Eastern Medicine for Optimal Health; Sleep Disorders, Anxiety, Depression
Emotional health, physical health, and sleep are intertwined, each affecting the others. True Wellness: The Mind is a step-by-step guide to optimal mental health, blending the best of Western and Eastern medical traditions to address Sleep DisordersAnxietyDepression The authors recognize that the conventional way of managing sleep disorders, anxiety, and depression may not be sustainable for many who continue to struggle with these problems. In their own practices they have discovered a path to optimal mental health by combining the best of Western and Eastern medicine. We have seen among our own patients how chronic stress can wear away at their well-being, often first by stealing their sleep, then dampening their mood, and finally disrupting their health. With this book you will Discover the strengths and benefits of both Western and Eastern medicineCombine Western and Eastern healing methods for sleep disorders, anxiety, and depressionUse questions, worksheets, checklists, and practical advice to prepare for and begin new, healthy behaviorsLearn to create a multidisciplinary care team for a strong alliance between your Western health-care providers and Eastern practitioners The authors explain how exercise, nutritious food, stress management, acupuncture, and qigong affect the body, so you can make healthier choices. To help you move forward on a new path, they provide practical advice and worksheets to start simple daily exercise routines, eat a plant-based diet, and begin qigong practice. True Wellness: The Mind encourages individual responsibility and prepares you to take the first step on your healing journey. By combining ancient wisdom, cutting-edge scientific discoveries, and practical advice, this book will lead you through a transformation to true well-being in body, mind, and spirit.