77 Questions for Skillful Living

A New Path to Extraordinary Health
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Author(s): Michael Finkelstein
Genre: Science, Self Help
Original Publish Date: May 07, 2013
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.65 hours)
Product Number: Z100048499
Released: May 07, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062287434
Narrator/s: Michael Finkelstein
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Description

What would you do with your life if your health were completely restored? Go beyond conventional medicine with this revolutionary guide to understanding wellness on a deeper level. Are you as healthy as you could be, as healthy as you would like to be? Do you wake up feeling rested? Do you feel physically attractive? Do you give yourself more supportive messages than critical ones? Is the home you live in harmonious? Is your job fulfilling? Are you able to let go of your attachment to specific outcomes and embrace uncertainty? Are you free from disease? How nice would it feel to be that healthy, to achieve extraordinary health? Integrative medicine pioneer Dr. Michael Finkelstein has helped tens of thousands of patients get there with his novel blend of conventional and holistic medicine. In this refreshing new book, he outlines his groundbreaking perspective and shares the tools you will need to manage your own recovery from the vast array of ailments and illnesses that often go unresolved in the modern American health care system. He then illuminates a path that will help you put these health challenges into an entirely new context, seeing beyond the symptoms and reaching a state of health that might otherwise seem impossibleA??a functional state of well-being that lab reports can't begin to measure. Drawing on decades of medical experience and patient consultations, as well as a good dose of common sense and practical wisdom, Dr. Finkelstein guides you through 77 questions that will help you understand various symptoms, their causes, and a path you may never have thought would lead you to solutions. Each chapter in this boundary-shattering book includes the key components of a successful consultationA??from revealing lessons to practical prescriptionsA??along with illustrative anecdotes from real patients. In this warm, reassuring, enlightening book, Dr. Finkelstein takes you beyond conventional medicine to examine the intricate network of factors that lie behind many common illnessesA??and empowers you to take your health back. It's time to walk down another path, one where the answers are in the questions.

Professional reviews

"Both provocative and centering, these 77 questions deliver the message that our health is connected to emotional, social, and spiritual factors that we can change. The author doesn't deny the importance of good blood pressure and lab numbers. But with unerring psychological sensibilities and a sincere altruistic approach, he asks listeners to regain their connections with a broader range of dynamics that impact us throughout life. The principles he promotes can influence almost every realm of life, including satisfaction with relationships and work, enjoyment of life, and our belief that we have value, purpose, and meaning. Though Dr. Finkelstein's speaking voice has a slightly mechanical cadence, his phrasing and overall tone provide a seamless, authentic vehicle for offering these questions and practices. T.W. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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