In pursuit of these goals, I began to look for a system within the human body that might be responsible for interfering with our natural healing. I realized that I touched hundreds of objects each day but was unaware of how any of them really felt. Thousands of other individuals have learned about and benefited from the Come to Your Senses tools after reading our book, attending workshops and outpatient programs, and learning bridging and mapping practices from our television and radio appearances. In this newly revised edition of the award-winning Come to Your Senses: Demystifying the Mind-Body Connection, Dr. Pause a moment, and listen to background sounds around you.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. About The Author Stanley H. Suddenly the refrigerator hum stopped. Jeanette, seventy-one years old, found her life uplifted within days of following the bridging practices in the book. Did you sense the keys, cups, shoes, water, breakfast utensils, and so on, that have been part of your life today? Do your shoulders rise up, do your hands clench, or does your back tighten? Index Preface In the two years since the initial publication of Come to Your Senses, bridging and mind-body mapping has proved itself to be a successful healing technique for thousands of individuals. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
At this moment, as you read this page, cells in your body, damaged or dying as a part of everyday life, are being healed and rejuvenated. All was quiet except for distant traffic sounds and the normal household sound of the refrigerator running. I had identified the problem—collapsed awareness; now I needed to discover what this thing is that contracts awareness and spoils our enjoyment of life. They talked pleasantly, he kidded her, and she laughed. The gastrointestinal system, consisting of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and the rectum and metabolic organs such as the liver and pancreas, breaks down and metabolizes food.
Instead, you access your innate wellspring of healing, goodness, and wisdom by learning to recognize and rest your Identity System. The response is amazing because the results are immediate -- ten days is all it takes -- Dr. A neighbor noted her personality change and asked Jeanette if she was on Prozac! Steven Pinker, in his book The Blank Slate, makes a strong case for a genetic component to the Identity System. My goal is to encourage you to use Come to Your Senses to experience for yourself an immediate, powerful, progressive, permanent, and positive life transformation. Yet the refrigerator had been running the entire time. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Carrying the teasing further, he continued to refer to her as Joe.
Continuing in this light vein, he started to call her Joe. Professional athletes, executives, clergy, and salespeople are using the practices to improve their performance. We learn to wash our hair, brush our teeth, and clip our nails. Some stay for years, even a lifetime, creating a head full of worry, clutter, and noise—a sticky state of being that adversely affects every aspect of life. This false picture becomes embedded in every cell of your body. Block's techniques take no time out of a busy schedule, they are simply incorporated into whatever activity you are engaged.
Block's techniques take no time out of a busy schedule, they are simply incorporated into whatever activity you are engaged. By capturing your thoughts and closing down your senses, your Identity System has prevented you from experiencing the vast potential of your life. Just as your muscles naturally mend and recover following strenuous exertion, so your mind naturally heals from the stresses and strains of everyday life. The system I had been searching for, the system that was the root of human dis-ease, stress, and unhappiness, was the Identity System! He lectures and consults with treatment centers nationwide and is the author of the academic book Bridging the I-System: Unifying Spirituality and Behavior. When awareness expands, certain thoughts, but not others, trigger a system that collapses down awareness. One day, on a plane I sat behind a mother and her three-year-old daughter.
However, though its purpose is to provide for human individuation and social structure by which we can survive, the Identity System does limit human development through separation. Note where your body manifests its tensions. The disciplined approach to identifying and solving systemic problems provided a framework for my quest. The Identity System not only causes bodily tension, it closes down your senses, numbing you out to the people and environment around you. Bookseller: , Washington, United States.
In this newly revised edition of the award-winning Come to Your Senses: Demystifying the Mind-Body Connection, Dr. But for them, and for you, to find that limitless healing and the sense of your own possibilities, all you have to do is come to your senses. You will see that it is as easy to rest the mind as it is to rest the body. Stanley Block offers his Ten-Day Plan to optimize your life -- a breakthrough program that has helped people all over the world heal from post-traumatic stress syndrome, combat trauma, substance abuse, mental illness, pain, and depression. In this newly revised edition of the award-winning Come to Your Senses: Demystifying the Mind-Body Connection, Dr. I began to notice that when I directed my attention back to the machine hum, I was calm.