The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health [Audiobook]

The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health [Audiobook]
The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health [Audiobook] by Emeran Mayer, read by Traber Burns
2016 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 9 hrs 10 mins | 252.52MB

Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with the latest discoveries on the human microbiome, a practical guide in the tradition of Wheat Belly and Grain Brain that conclusively demonstrates the inextricable biological link between mind and body.

We have all experienced the connection between our mind and our gut - the decision we made because it "felt right"; the butterflies in our stomach before a big meeting; the anxious stomach rumbling when we're stressed out. While the dialogue between the gut and the brain has been recognized by ancient healing traditions, including Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, Western medicine has failed to appreciate the complexity of how the brain, gut, and, more recently, the microbiome - the microorganisms that live inside us - communicate with one another. In The Mind-Gut Connection, Dr. Emeran Mayer, executive director of the UCLA Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience, offers a revolutionary look at this developing science, teaching us how to harness the power of the mind-gut connection to take charge of our health.

The Mind-Gut Connection describes:

  • Why consuming a predominantly plant-based diet is key for gut and brain health
  • The importance of early childhood in gut-brain development and what parents can do to help their children thrive
  • The role of excessive stress and anxiety in GI ailments and cognitive disorders
  • How to "listen to your gut" and pay attention to the signals your body is sending you
  • And much more

The Truth About Making Smart Decisions [Audiobook]

The Truth About Making Smart Decisions [Audiobook]
The Truth About Making Smart Decisions [Audiobook] by Robert E Gunther, read by Bill DeWees
2011 | MP3@64 kbps + PDF | 2 hrs 38 mins | 72.54MB

Everything you need to know to make smarter, better decisions - in business and in life!

  • The truth about learning from your mistakes and those of others
  • The truth about how sleep can help you make better decisions
  • The truth about the power of acting decisively

This book brings together 50 powerful "truths" about making better decisions: real solutions for the tough challenges faced by every decision-maker, in business and in life. You'll discover how to systematically prepare to make better decisions…how to get the right information, without getting buried in useless data…how to minimize your risks, and then act decisively…how to handle your emotions…make better group decisions…profit from mistakes…and a whole lot more. This isn't "someone's opinion": it's a definitive, evidence-based guide to effective decision-making…a set of bedrock principles you can rely on no matter what kind of decisions you make!

The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life [Audiobook]

The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life [Audiobook]
The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life [Audiobook] by Jeffrey S Bland, Mark Hyman, read by Brett Barry
2014 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 11 hrs 56 mins | 328.5MB

Disease care vs health care: Which would you choose?

Contrary to conventional wisdom, chronic disease is not genetically predetermined but results from a mismatch between our genes and environment and lifestyle. What we call a "disease" is the outcome of an imbalance in one or more of the seven core physiological processes. Leveraging a lifetime on the cutting edge of research and practice, Dr. Jeffrey S. Bland lays out a road map for good health by helping us understand these processes and the root causes of chronic illness. As Bland teaches us, no two people have the identical form of any disease, so with the right personalized program, we can safely and effectively manage and ultimately cure what ails us.

In the twenty-first century, medicine is undergoing a paradigm shift comparable to the advances in infectious disease in the late nineteenth century. While these strides have nearly doubled life expectancies in only four generations, quality of life has yet to rise to its full potential. Treatment of chronic diseases - diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, dementia, and many others - is responsible for 78 percent of total health care costs in the United States, yet we're managing the symptoms of these illnesses with pills and temporary remedies instead of identifying, preventing, and addressing their underlying causes. In The Disease Delusion, we learn how we may fundamentally change our perceptions of illness and approach a cure.

Dr. Bland has greatly influenced many of the biggest names in medicine today, but until now we have not had access to the larger framework in which to understand chronic illness or ways to foster lifelong health. Complete with self-evaluation questionnaires and sample meal plans, and supported by the most recent advances in health science, The Disease Delusion is indispensable to anyone determined to live long and well.

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