You Are the Placebo
Making your Mind MatterBook - 2014 | 1st ed.
Is it possible to heal by thought alone - without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In You Are the Placebo , Dr. Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the tremors of Parkinson's disease by believing in a placebo. Similarly, Dr. Joe tells of how others have gotten sick and even died the victims of a hex or voodoo curse - or after being misdiagnosed with a fatal illness. Belief can be so strong that pharmaceutical companies use double- and triple-blind randomized studies to try to exclude the power of the mind over the body when evaluating new drugs.
Dr. Joe does more than simply explore the history and the physiology of the placebo effect. He asks the question- 'Is it possible to teach the principles of the placebo, and without relying on any external substance, produce the same internal changes in a person's health and ultimately in his or her life?' Then he shares scientific evidence (including color brain scans) of amazing healings from his workshops, in which partcipants learn his model of personal transformation, based on practical applications of so-called placebo effect. The book ends with a 'how-to' meditation for changing beliefs and perceptions that hold us back - the first step in healing.
You Are the Placebo combines the latest research in neuroscience, biology, psychology, hypnosis, behavioral conditioning and quantum physics to demystify the workings of the placebo effect . . . and show how the seemingly impossible can become possible.
'You Are the Placebo is the instruction manual for how to produce miracles in your body, with your health, and in your life. It's simply magnificent. This may be the only prescription you'll ever require.' Christiane Northrup, M. D., New York Times best-selling author of Women's Bodies , Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
'Your mind is so incredibly important to the success or failure of virtually everything you do. . . . You Are the Placebo is a powerful exploration of your most important resource and offers many practical tools to optimize your mind to enhance your overall success. I love Dr. Dispenza's way of communicating complex ideas in a way all of us can . . . benefit from.' Daniel G. Amen, M. D., New York Times best-selling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and Magnificent Mind at Any Age
'From my experience with patients with life-threatening illnesses, I have learned the truth as shared in You Are the Placebo . The body experiences what the mind believes . . . We all have the potential for self-induced healing built into us. The key is to know how to achieve your potential. Read and learn.' Bernie Siegel, M. D., author of A Book of Miracles and The Art of Healing
'Dr. Joe Dispenza weaves scientific studies together to come up with a true revolutionary approach to using aour minds to heal our bodies. I was spellbound. Bravo!' Mona Lisa Schulz, M. D., Ph. D., author of The Intuitive Advisor and All is Well
'In his paradigm-altering book, You Are the Placebo , Dr. Joe Dispenza catapults us beyond thinking of the placebo effect as an anomaly. Through12 concise chapters that read like a true-life scientific thriller, Dispenza gives us rock-solid reasons to accept the game-changer of our lives- that the placebo effect is actually us . . . I love this book and look forward to a world where the secret of the placebo is the foundation of everyday life.' Gregg Braden, New York Times best-selling author of Deep Truth and The Divine Matrix
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