Switch on Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health
ISBN: 0801018390
EAN13: 9780801018398
Language: English
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Baker Books
Book Overview
According to researchers, the vast majority--a whopping 75-98 percent--of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our thought life. What we think about truly affects us both physically and emotionally. In fact, fear alone triggers more than 1,400 known physical and chemical responses in our bodies, activating more than thirty different hormones Today our culture is undergoing an epidemic of toxic thoughts that, left unchecked, create ideal conditions for illnesses. Supported by current scientific and medical research, Dr. Caroline Leaf gives readers a prescription for better health and wholeness through correct thinking patterns, declaring that we are not victims of our biology. She shares with readers the switch in our brains that enables us to live happier, healthier, more enjoyable lives where we achieve our goals, maintain our weight, and even become more intelligent. She shows us how to choose life, get our minds under control, and reap the benefits of a detoxed thought life.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover If you need a change in your thought life or overall attitude, Switch On Your Brain will convince you that your brain can be renewed by the power of God's Spirit and biblical truth.-- James Robison , president of LIFE Outreach International; cohost of LIFE Today The following pages are not information, they are revelation. Caroline's revelation will change the way you think. This book is the owner's manual for how our brains work.-- Matthew and Laurie Crouch , Trinity Broadcasting Network Caroline Leaf has given us a real jewel, translating modern brain science into language accessible to everyone.-- David I. Levy, MD , neurosurgeon, author of Gray Matter [Caroline] explains how our choices work scientifically, but in a practical way that makes something that is really hard to do much easier and more tangible.-- Christine Caine , founder of the A21 Campaign; director of Equip and Empower Ministries; author of Undaunted We encourage you to act on the wisdom found in Switch On Your Brain and begin the incredible journey of thinking God's way.-- Robert and Debbie Morris , pastors of Gateway Church; authors of The Blessed Life , The Blessed Marriage , and The Blessed Woman Dr. Leaf's teaching is not only life changing but life saving as it makes the renewing of the mind so real. I am so very grateful for the wisdom contained within these pages.-- Darlene Zschech , singer-songwriter; author of The Art of Mentoring Each of us is full of untapped potential when it comes to our ability to think and process our way through life. I pray that Caroline's years of research and passion in this realm of unfolding science will be a blessing to you.-- Bobbie Houston , senior pastor, Hillsong Church
From the front Cover Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and audiologist who has worked in the area of cognitive neuroscience since 1985. Her pioneering work on neuroplasticity--that changes in thinking actually change the brain and can effect behavioral change--paved the way for her current research on how scientific principles are supported by Scripture and vice versa. She is a prolific author and has been featured on Enjoying Everyday Life with Joyce Meyer, LIFE Today with James and Betty Robison, Today with Marilyn and Sarah , It's Supernatural with Sid Roth, and Doctor to Doctor . Dr. Leaf also hosts Switch On Your Brain on TBN. She and her husband, Mac, live in Dallas, Texas, with their four children.