Mind-Body Workbook for Addiction
Effective Tools for Substance-Abuse Recovery and Relapse Prevention
Seeking treatment for substance abuse or addiction is half the battle—staying sober is the other. In this important book, physician Stanley Block and addiction specialist Guy du Plessis present a powerful, easy-to-use program for overcoming addiction utilizing the mind-body bridging modality. If you’re recovering from substance abuse, you know that every day is a new battle. In fact, staying sober is one of the hardest aspects of addiction recovery, and many people end up relapsing. If you’ve tried traditional treatment but are still struggling to stay on the path to sobriety, you may be ready for a new approach.
In Mind-Body Workbook for Addiction, Stanley Block, MD, Carolyn Bryant Block, and founder of the popular Integrated Recovery Program, Guy du Plessis, present an innovative and clinically proven mind-body bridging technique to help you stay sober, manage emotions and stress, and ultimately build a better life. Inside, you’ll find easy-to-use self-help exercises to help you uncover addiction triggers, stay grounded, and prevent future relapse so you can finally heal. Mind-body bridging is a proven-effective method of self-help that teaches you how to regulate strong emotions such as anxiety, anger, worry, and stress—all emotions that lie at the core of addiction issues. You’ll learn how to become aware of your negative thoughts, experience them without pushing them away, and then use your physical senses to become more grounded and relaxed, rather than turning to alcohol or drugs for relief. If you’re ready to finally gain control of your addiction and stay sober, this book has the potential to change your life.
The Mind-Body Workbook for Anger
Effective Tools for Anger Management and Conflict Resolution
When your anger is unmanaged it becomes a destructive force affecting the quality of your life. It harms your relationships, destroys your accomplishments and even affects your health. In this book you will recognize the underlying cause of your angry outbursts–the Identity System. You will learn step-by-step tools to not only eliminate that root cause, but also to transform the energy of this angry state back to its original state of vitality and vigor that is the backbone of a create, constructive and fulfilling life. The tools you will learn have been very effective when used for everyday anger management as well as for complex cases of Domestic Violence Perpetrators (Tollefson, 2008).
The Mind-Body Workbook for Stress
Effective Tools for Lifelong Stress Reduction and Crisis Management
Stress impairs our sleep, damages our health, and prevents us from taking care of ourselves and our responsibilities. Stress drives us to over work, over eat, drink too much, and take excessive tranquilizers, pain meds, and sedatives. Our relationships are deteriorating, our bodies are prematurely aging, and we are losing brain cells at an accelerated rate. Yes, stress can shrink your brain.
In this workbook you learn that Self-power is your innate ability to effectively deal with the stressors in your life without stress overload. Converting stress into self-power isn’t Middle Age alchemy, its 21st century neuroscience. Our self-power is regulated by a brain network researchers refer to as the executive functioning network. It’s the powerhouse of our life because it orchestrates moment by moment how we see the world, think, make decisions and act.
This workbook allows readers to develop the tools to effectively reduce stress, manage life’s crises and live life at its best.
Mind-Body Workbook for PTSD
A 10-Week Program for Healing after Trauma
People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) suffer disturbing mental images and memories that cause stress and tension, affecting the quality of their daily lives, making it impossible to heal. The Mind-Body Workbook for PTSD, based upon the latest findings in brain research, is a ten-week program that helps PTSD sufferers tap into their innate healing powers.This workbook is a unified mind-body approach, drawing from mind-body medicine, awareness training practices, cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy. These mind-body techniques, taught through short, simple free association writing exercises, help readers resolve their traumatic thoughts and flashbacks and relieve their unproductive emotions, repetitive thoughts and stress. This program allows readers to gently heal from painful memories and symptoms of PTSD, and live life at its best.
Mind-Body Workbook for Anxiety
Effective Tools for Overcoming Panic, Fear, and Worry
If you suffer from anxiety, panic, and worry, you are by no means alone. In fact, anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States. But if you’ve tried traditional treatment without success, you may be ready for a new approach.
In Mind-Body Workbook for Anxiety, Stanley Block, MD, and Carolyn Bryant Block present their fourth workbook utilizing the innovative and proven-effective mind-body bridging technique. Inside, you’ll find easy-to-use self-help exercises that will help you to stop identifying with anxious thoughts and feelings while allowing your body to relax and let go of unconscious tension.
Mind-body bridging is a proven-effective method of self-help that teaches you how to regulate strong emotions such as anxiety, anger, worry, and more. You will learn how to become aware of your anxious thoughts, experience them without pushing them away, and then use your physical senses to become more grounded and relaxed. By experiencing this simple mind-body shift, you will gain an immediate sense of relief with long-lasting results.
Come To Your Senses
Demystifying the Mind-Body Connection – 2nd Edition
Come To Your Senses: Demystifying the Mind-Body Connection has been selected as the 2005 Book of the year in Psychology/Mental Health.
In this newly revised edition of the award-winning Come to Your Senses: Demystifying the Mind-Body Connection, Dr. Stanley Block offers his Ten-Day Plan to optimize your life–a breakthrough program that has helped people all over the world heal from post-traumatic stress syndrome, combat trauma, substance abuse, mental illness, pain, and depression.
In his book Dr. Block shows readers how resting their Identity System heals even extreme situations such as domestic violence, drug abuse, alcoholism, child-rearing crises, obesity, and much more. Athletes have been able to harness the benefits of this freedom to enhance performance and improve their technique in competition. You will learn how easy it can be to free yourself from your own limitations and allow your natural self room to thrive, simply by being aware of the sounds, smells, sights, and sensations surrounding you – and then recognizing and letting go of self-defeating thoughts. This technique has already transformed thousands of lives.