Mind, Body & Spirit
by Ajahn Brahm
(Wisdom, Feb. 2016).
A slim, gift book–style guide to meditation.
The Power of Love
(St. Martin’s Griffin, July 2016).
Osho, a mystic and spiritual teacher, shows
how meditation can promote love within
oneself and toward others.
To Be Healed
Health success stories and practices with
a spiritual dimension are a mainstay of
MBS; books on the topic range from the
inspirational to the instructional.
Anodea Judith’s Chakra Yoga
by Anodea Judith
An illustrated guide to concepts
and practices in the Eastern
system of energy centers in the
body, designed to aid healing.
Yoga Therapy for Stress & Anxiety
by Robert Butera, Erin Byron, and Staffan
Step-by-step instruction on using yoga
practice to achieve emotional and physical
The Healing of Jordan Young
by Tobin Blake
(New World Library, Nov.).
Jordan Young was diagnosed at age 18 with
an aggressive form of lymphoma. When
several rounds of chemotherapy failed, author
Blake, whose daughter had been dating
Young for two years, used what the book
describes as “methods based on spiritual
laws” to promote Young’s healing. Bernie S.
Siegel (Love, Medicine & Miracles) contributed the foreword.
A Shaman’s Miraculous Tools for Healing
by Alberto Villoldo, with Anne E. O’Neill
(Hampton Roads, Nov.).
An energy healer recounts 12 stories of people he has healed with techniques learned
from shamans of the Amazon and Andes.
50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself
by Susan Albers
(New Harbinger, Dec.).
A Cleveland Clinic specialist in weight and
body issues offers mindfulness techniques
for avoiding emotional eating, or eating to
suppress or soothe negative emotions.
by Mitra Rahbar
(Tarcher Perigee, Jan. 2016).
Practical instruction for prayer, meditation,
and other tools to bring about healing.
Secret Medicines from Your Garden
by Ellen Evert Hopman
(Healing Arts, Mar. 2016).
An herbalist draws on remedies from Native
American, Celtic, and Egyptian traditions
and provides plant-based medicinal recipes.
Gentle Energy Touch
by Barbara Savin
(Conari, April 2016).
Savin goes beyond hands-on healing techniques to explain chakras and auras, and
how energy moves in the body.
Essential Oils Every Day
by Hope Gillerman
(HarperElixir, May 2016).
A basic guide to the ancient art of using
concentrated essences of healing plants.
Earth’s Healing Essential Oils
by Vannoy Gentles Fite with Michele
(St. Martin’s Griffin, July 2016).
A collection of more than 450 recipes for
healing everyday ailments.
Moving in the Spirit
Traditional Western/Christian thought
has often placed the physical and the
spiritual in opposition, but the mind-body-spirit worldview rejoins the body
and the soul. New books propose practices and activities that feed the spirit
while shaping the body.
Mindfulness in Motion
by Tamara Russell
teaches a form of meditation
that combines mindfulness,
yoga, Tai Chi, and martial arts.
by Jamie Marich
(SkyLight Paths, Nov.).
The author, a dancer and
licensed clinical counselor,
provides instruction on mindful movement.
The Nalini Method
by Rupa Mehta
(Seal, Jan. 2016).
This seven-workout program combines
yoga, Pilates, strengthening exercises, and
barre work to balance emotions while
achieving physical fitness.
Yogalosophy for Inner Strength
by Mandy Ingber
(Seal, May 2016).
Ingber’s 12-week program includes exercise
routines, meditations, recipes, and rituals.
to Be Discovered
“Offers multiple ways to make
the most of each moment, and
consequently of our lives.”
— Tal Ben-Shahar, author of
Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy
and Lasting Fulfillment
ß Storey Publishing