The Fear Cure: Cultivating Courage as Medicine for the Body, by Lissa Rankin

By Lissa Rankin

Now not many of us within the scientific global are conversing approximately how being afraid could make us sick—but in actual fact that worry, left untreated, turns into a significant probability issue for stipulations from middle ailment to diabetes to melanoma. Now Lissa Rankin, M.D., explains why we have to heal ourselves from the phobia that places our well-being in danger and robs our lives of joy—and exhibits us how worry can eventually treatment us by way of starting our eyes to all that wishes therapeutic in our lives.

Drawing on peer-reviewed reports and strong real tales, The worry Cure offers a leap forward knowing of fear’s results and charts a course again to health and wholeness on each point. We learn:

• How a apprehensive idea interprets into physiological alterations that predispose us to illness
• tips to inform real worry (the sort that arises from a real danger) from fake worry (which triggers tension responses that undermine health)
• find out how to song in to the voice of braveness inside—our “Inner Pilot Light”
• find out how to reshape our courting to uncertainty in order that it’s not whatever to dread, yet a doorway to new possibilities
• What our fears can train us approximately who we actually are

At the intersection of technology and spirituality, The worry Cure identifies the 4 frightened Assumptions that lie on the root of all fears—from the experience that we’re by myself within the universe to the assumption that we can’t deal with wasting what we love—and shifts them into 4 Courage-Cultivating Truths that pave our solution to not just actual overall healthiness, yet profound awakening. utilizing routines from quite a lot of mind-body practices and non secular traditions, Dr. Rankin teaches us the best way to map our personal courage-cultivating trip, write a personalised Prescription for braveness, and step right into a extra real existence.

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