- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: Baker Books; Reprint edition (August 4, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0801018390
- ISBN-13: 978-0801018398
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You are not a victim of your biology!
The vast majority 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. 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 you a prescription for better health and wholeness through correct thinking patterns. She exposes the "switch" in your brain that will enable you to live a happier, healthier, more enjoyable life where you achieve your goals, get your thought life under control, and even become more intelligent. And her 21-Day Brain Detox Plan guides you step-by-step through the process of replacing toxic thoughts with healthy ones.
Ready to reap the benefits of a detoxed thought life? Read on . . .|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.
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"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
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Learning how to become aware of the thoughts that drive our choices and propel, or conversely, undermine, our most important decisions (even to the point of structurally altering our brain and body!), and then to consciously change those thoughts and be set free to live a more peaceful and productive life ... now that motivates a willingness to make huge changes --and justifies my run-on sentence.
We hear sound bites all the time about positive thinking, etc., etc. Dr Leaf explains the science behind this so you can visualize how your body actually works and interacts. She shares scientific research about how this process, when consciously learned and properly applied, has truly turned lives around, brought hope where there was none, and helped many realize immense potential. Then she shows you how to do it for yourself. On top of all that, she pairs it with transformational, foundational truths that rise above all the negative, self-defeating statements with which we are bombarded in our culture on a daily basis.
I'm barely scratching the surface In my description. Her book sparks the imagination. Plus, she's got me so excited about how it all works that I ordered another book on basic Quantum Physics--something I NEVER imagined I would be interested in and previously thought would be too hard to understand. She explains things that well. Absolutely fascinating!! So, what would you like to change about YOUR life?
Got it in book form to study more in-depth.
Highly recommend for everyone!
What my parents struggled with, do not have to be MY struggles.
Thank you, Caroline Leaf, for amazing teaching of pure freedom from the mental blocks I've experienced since I was a teenager. I can reject ANY negative thought that "happens" to enter my brain...and it can actually stay gone when no energy/attention is given to it. Life-changing is an understatement!!!