Additional Healing Journey Support
Shaman, Healer, Sage: How To Heal Yourself And Others with the Energy Medicine Of The Americas, by Alberto Villoldo, Ph. D. - The Four Winds bookstore - www.thefourwinds.com
The Four Insights: Wisdom, Power and Grace of the Earthkeepers, by Alberto Villoldo, Ph. D. - The Four Winds bookstore - www.thefourwinds.com
Courageous Dreaming: How Shamans Dream the World into Being, by Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D. - The Four Winds bookstore - www.thefourwinds.com
Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment, by David Perlmutter, MD and Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D. - A ground breaking, five week plan that helps prime the brain for enlightenment. - The Four Winds bookstore - www.thefourwinds.com
The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles, by Bruce Lipton, Ph.D. - Dr. Lipton uses simple language, illustrations, humor and everyday examples to show that genes and DNA do not control our biology; that instead DNA is controlled by signals outside the cell, including the energetic messages emanating from our positive and negative thoughts. www.brucelipton.com
The Divine Matrix: Bridging Time, Space, Miracles and Belief by Gregg Braden - This book explores how everything from the DNA of life, to the future of our world, is based upon a simple code - one that we can change and upgrade by choice. - www.greggbraden.com
The Spontaneous Healing of Belief: Shattering the Paradigm of False Limits, by Gregg Braden - A continuation of the previous book, with more practical applications. - www.greggbraden.com
The Fourfold Path to Healing, by Thomas Cowan, MD., with Sally Fallon - Merges the wisdom of traditional societies, the most modern findings of western medicine and the esoteric teachings of the ancients to answer the important question: How do we obtain true health? - www.fourfoldhealing.com
When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection, by Gabor Mate, MD. - Drawing on scientific research and the author's decades of experience as a practicing physician, this book provides information about the effect of the mind-body link on illness and health and the role that stress and one's individual emotional makeup play in an array of common diseases. - www.drgabormate.com
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, by Gabor Mate, MD. - Countering prevailing notions of addiction as either a genetic disease or an individual moral failure, Dr. Gabor Maté presents an eloquent case that addiction – all addiction – is in fact a case of human development gone askew. - www.drgabormate.com
Love, Medicine and Miracles: Lessons Learned about Self-Healing from a Surgeon's Experience with Exceptional Patients, by Bernie Siegel, MD. - Exploring how unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. - www.berniesiegelmd.com
The Power of the Mind to Heal, by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. - This DVD gives practical advice including reasons for practicing forgiveness, with yourself & others, and healing your life with love. - www.joanborysenko.com
Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats, by Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig - Stories from ancient cultures and modern medicine blow the lid off conventional dietary assumptions. - To see reviews and order a copy, click here.
Grain Brain, by Dr. David Perlmutter - Outlines the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar and carbs on the brain, as well as an innovative approach to achieve optimum health. - www.drperlmutter.com
Weston A. Price Foundation - for wise traditions in food, farming, and the healing arts - a nonprofit, tax-exempt nutrition education foundation offering conferences and publishing a quarterly journal - www.westonaprice.org
Radiant Life company - a source of products and information for natural healthy living drawing on the principles of Weston Price and Nourishing Traditions - www.radiantlifecatalog.com
The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease and Feeling Great Now!, by Mark Hyman, MD. - www.drhyman.com
Our Families: Children, Parents, Community
Books on Parenting -
The Nourishing Tradition Book of Baby and Child Care, by Sally Fallon and Thomas Cowan, MD. -www.nourishingourchildren.org
Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent, by Meredith F. Small - Examines both the cultural biases reflected in parenting practices and the underlying biological needs of infants -www.ourbabiesourselves.com
The Continuum Concept: In Search Of Happiness Lost, by Jean Liedloff - Offers a new understanding of how we have lost much of our natural well-being and shows us practical ways to regain it for our children and for ourselves. - www.continuum-concept.org
Love, Magic and Mudpies: Raising Your Kids to Feel Loved, Be Kind, and Make a Difference, by Bernie Siegel, MD. - This delightful book guides readers through the ups and downs, joys and heartaches of parenting. -www.berniesiegelmd.com
Magical Child, by Joseph Chilton Pearce - Profoundly questions the current thinking on childbirth pratices, parenting, and educating our children and explores how we can better nurture them and ourselves.
Magical Parent Magical Child: The Art of Joyful Parenting, by Michael Mendizza with Joseph Chilton Pearce - With the goal of raising happy, healthy, intelligent young people, this book adopts proven strategies for guiding and teaching children in today's turbulent learning environment. It replaces traditional adult-child formulas, rewards, and punishments with playful interaction, creative intelligence, and insight. - www.ttfuture.org
The Secret Spiritual World of Children: The Breakthrough Discovery that Profoundly Alters Our Conventional View of Children's Mystical Experiences by Tobin Hart, Ph.D. -
VIDEO: Happy Healthy Child, by Sarah Kamrath. - This series of 4 videos is designed to help you rediscover and gain trust in nature’s design for pregnancy and birth, guiding you how to make it the memorable and magical experience it can be! These inspiring videos are part of a worldwide revolution of women reclaiming their birthright to have empowering pregnancies and birth – and giving children the peaceful welcome into this world they deserve. - www.happyhealthychild.com
Books on Relationships and Community -
Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life: Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values, by Marshall B. Rosenburg, Ph.D. - www.nonviolentcommunication.com
The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness, by Maureen Murdock - Guides the reader in reweaving the threads of her life story into a mantle of empowerment for herself, for other women, and all of life on earth. -www.maureenmurdock.com
The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship, by Don Miguel Ruiz and Janet Mills. - Illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. Ruiz shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and restore the spirit of playfulness that is vital to loving relationships.
Other Resources -
The Liedloff Continuum Network - Support groups advocating the principles desribed in The Continuum Concept and suggesting practical ways to integrate them into daily life. - www.continuum-concept.org
Books on Non-Toxic Homes
Home Enlightenment: Create a Nurturing, Healthy, and Toxin-Free Home, by Annie B. Bond -www.homeenlightenment.com
Toxic Free: How to Protect Your Health and Home from the Chemicals That are Making You Sick, by Debra Lynn Dadd - www.debralynndadd.com
Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy, by Peter G. Brown and Geoffrey Garver - A very hopeful vision of what we humans can collectively accomplish when we value all of life as sacred.
The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible, by Charles Eisenstein. - "Inspirational and thought-provoking, this book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling... By fully embracing and practicing this principle of interconnectedness—called interbeing—we become more effective agents of change and have a stronger positive influence on the world." - www.charleseisenstein.net/
Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in without Going Crazy, by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone. - A transformational process informed by mythic journeys, modern psychology, spirituality, and holistic science equips us with tools to face the mess we’re in and play our role in the collective transition, or Great Turning, to a life-sustaining society. - www.joannamacy.net
Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition, by Charles Eisenstein. - While revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth, this book offers radical yet commonsense solutions to guide us to a more just and sustainable economy. - www.charleseisenstein.net
Organizations Dedicated to Benefiting the Earth -
Bioneers - an innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. - www.bioneers.org - Here are two of their inspiring projects:
- Indigeneity - Indigeneity is a program of Bioneers that promotes indigenous leaders and indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), as a critical path to support all people in learning to honor bio-cultural landscapes, indigenous lifeways, and “reconnect to place” so we may restore social and ecological balance to Mother Earth.
- Collections - These dynamic collections of Bioneers video and audio spotlight social and scientific innovators who mimic ‘nature's operating instructions’ to serve human ends while enhancing the web of life and the human enterprise. These bioneers are visionaries who are already creating the ecologically vibrant, healthy, diverse, equitable and beautiful world that’s within our reach. They are leaders in a revolution from the heart of nature – and the human heart. Each Bioneers Collection features an inspiring and educational set of video and audio presentations that report from the front lines of this nature-inspired revolution and the quest for social justice.
The Pachamama Alliance - The vision that informs The Pachamama Alliance’s work is of a world that works for everyone: connecting indigenous wisdom and modern knowledge for a socially just, environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilled human presence on this planet - a New Dream for Humanity - Visit http://www.pachamama.org/
Up To Us – a new educational pathway designed to inspire and educate a critical mass of conscious, committed people working together to bring forth a just, thriving and sustainable future. - http://www.uptous.org/ This organization offers the following symposium:
- The Awakening the Dreamer Symposium - a half-day transformative journey that educates people on the challenges and possibilities of this moment in time and the role they can play in creating a new future. http://www.uptous.org/symposium