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Full Body Presence

  • Apr 12, 2010
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"Listen... your body is speaking to you."

In a world where degree of success seems to determine our personal value, the great majority of us find ourselves stressed, pushing ourselves physically beyond healthy boundaries, and trying to stay ahead of the game. We want to win no matter what the cost.

We seem to believe that the end will justify the means. When our body cries out in pain, we ignore it. If something doesn't feel right, we convince ourselves that we are being silly. The thought never occurs to us that maybe we need to slow down, listen to our body, and find out what would really make us happy.

Full Body Presence looks at the importance of listening to our body to find the answers to our life. This work is based upon five principles: trust the existence of nurturing life energy, feel the presence of life energy in your body, integrate life energy throughout your entire system, expand your perceptual lens, and choose nourishing resources moment to moment. Accompanying the text are three downloadable audio explorations so that you can begin your own investigations or to support you through difficult transitions. Essentially, the goal is to learn to listen to our body, allow life energy to flow freely throughout, and to understand what is most important in our lives.

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“Shows you how to be friends with your body — how to relate to it as an ally rather than something to control, judge, manipulate, or push away.”
— from the foreword by John Upledger, DO, OMM

“Suzanne Scurlock-Durana is a brilliant teacher who offers a powerful approach to healing on all levels.”
— Shakti Gawain, author of Creative Visualization

“Consciously inhabiting our physical being is the gateway to healing and full aliveness. Full Body Presence guides us with wise teachings, stories, and powerfully crafted experiential explorations on this path of awakening.”
— Tara Brach, PhD, author of Radical Acceptance

“Reading Full Body Presence is as deliciously awakening as a full body massage. The brilliance of this book is that it challenges without ever judging or blaming, revealing the mysteries of our own internal landscapes, gently expanding our awareness of who we were, who we are, and who we might become.”
— Gina Ogden, PhD, author of The Heart & Soul of Sex and The Return of Desire

Full Body Presence is a must-read for all healthcare professionals and anyone who wants to stay healthy and continue their journey of wellness. Read Suzanne Scurlock-Durana’s book many times — it’s full of stories, simple-to-follow exercises, and important principles. Suzanne carefully teaches these principles to manifest change in your life. She weaves wonderful life energy throughout the tapestry ...
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ISBN-10: 1577318609
ISBN-13: 978-1577318606
Author: Suzanne Scurlock-Durana
Publisher: New World Library, Nataraj

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