Saturday, December 28, 2013

Switch On Your Brain: A Book Review

About The Book:

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 . . .

You can read an excerpt of Switch On Your Brain here, in PDF format

About The Author:

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 SarahIt's Supernatural with Sid Roth, and Doctor to Doctor. Dr. Leaf also hosts Switch On Your Brainon TBN. She and her husband, Mac, live in Dallas, Texas, with their four children.

My Review:

Toxic thinking in our life can ultimately have impacts that we never realize in the beginning. What we expose ourselves to via books, tv, music and more really can be the difference between positive and negative thought processes. Dr. Leaf takes this subject and tackles the relationship between the brain and The Bible, and reminds us that while this correlation does exist, we need to always rely on God to help us control our thoughts, and therefore make a positive change in our life. The book is loaded with scripture references, many graphs and charts, personal illustrations and I absolutely loved the chapter summaries at the end of each chapter. While there is a lot of medical terminology, which initially looked intimidating and scary, the book is written in such a manner that even those of us not in the medical field will understand it and be able to apply the principles easily. A good read that will impact all who read it. 

I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!

BUY IT: You can purchase Switch On Your Brain at your favorite book retailer, from Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications Inc., for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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