Synopses & Reviews
Spirit Healing: How to Make Your Life Work, is a comprehensively researched book of holistic methods for healing the body, mind, and spirit. Dr. Atwood offers a wide range of techniques--from ancient Native American methods of divination to the new theories of manifesting your desired reality using positive thoughts. This gold mind of information includes herbal remedies and nutritious foods as well as mystical exercises to help one transcend everyday life experiences. An original chapter: Attracting Bird and Animal Spirit Helpers, derives from the author's ability to interpret events through observing the actions of birds and animals. Included in the book are ways to contact your guardian angel or spirit quide and rituals for self-empowerment. Important in today's world are suggestions for removing negative energy from your body and home and a list of toxic free products. This book is the third in a series that has sold over 120,000 copies.
A self-help guide to the Native American spiritual growth process.... Readers are given directions on how to discover their own places of power, auras, power animals, healing powers, and other elements of personal spirituality, attainable even if one lives in a modern urban setting.--Library Journal. 160 pages (4 in color), 6 x 9.
About the Author
Mary Dean Atwood, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and unabashed mystic who has lived primarily in Oklahoma, Arizona, and New Mexico. She combines an eastern/western blend of spiritual knowledge and meditative practices. She began her research into Native American herbs and rituals twenty-five years ago and developed the ability to see into "second physical", and interpret signs of nature. She was privileged to study with anthropologist Michael Harner, Ph.D. and Lakota Medicine Man, Gary Bear Heals. A few years later she began the study of Eastern religions and today meditates using Kriya Yoga which originated in the United States with Pramahansa Yogananda. She still uses Native American practices and is a natural health and "green planet" advocate.