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Favorite Links for the Awareness and Well-Being of Your Gut Instincts
to Read that are About the Enteric Nervous System and/or the Psychology
of the Gut Response:
Second Brain, by Dr. Michael Gershon,
MD. In 1998, neurological research at Columbia University published
the work of Dr. Michael Gershon that identified the enteric nervous
system as a center of feeling-intelligence in the gut, which he
called the "Second Brain". Thisfascinating book describes
his process and findings.
Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective of the Intelligence
of Human Nature and Gut Instinct,
by Martha Char Love and Robert W. Sterling. Obviously, we felt
it important to add our own book to this important suggested reading
list of cutting edge books to help you increase feeling awareness
and bring your head and gut intelligencethe two brains
to work together for maximum well-being and decision-making. Have
you wondered what your gut feelings, your gut instincts are exactly?
This book presents a New Gut Psychology and explains exactly what
our gut instincts are, and how to access them, and use them to
live fully with optimal health. It is written from an overview
of 40 years of professional experience by the two authors in developing
the use of the Somatic Reflection Process (SRP) to assess and
integrate gut feelings, emotional feelings and the logical brain
with hundreds of people. A complete protocol of the SRP, which
is easy to understand and use, is included in the book. What's
Behind Your Belly Button? is an important read for anyone
interested in learning to optimize their health and well-being.
Using Your Multiple Brains to Do Cool Stuff, a book by Marvin
Oka and Grant Soosalu is about the enteric and cardiac brains,
the neuroscience evidence for them, and the results of two years
of behavioral modeling research on the core competencies of the
gut and heart brains and how to harness the power of gut instincts
and heart wisdom.
Intuitional Intelligence: How the Awareness of Instinctual Gut
Feelings Fosters Human Learning, Intuition, and Longevity
is written as a companion to Love and Sterling's first book published
in 2011, What's Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective
of the Intelligence of Human Nature and Gut Instinct. It is a
response to their readers who have asked them to share more on
how the knowledge of uniting Human multiple brains--gut and head--affects
current issues in education, wellness and longevity, medicine,
relationships and decision-making, and the evolution of mind.
You will find Increasing Intuitional Intelligence is divided into
five main units that include the following chapters on the affects
of consciousness of our gut instincts: 1. Step One to Increasing
Intuitional Intelligence! Educating the Gut Brain, Learning, &
Childhood Development; 2. Instinctual Awareness and Its Affects
Upon Longevity; 3. Gut Feelings and Intuitional Intelligence as
Applied to Psychology; 4. How the Consciousness of the Gut as
a Brain Affects Religion and Culture; and 5. How Uniting our Multiple
Brains Affects Health and Wellness and the Medical Profession.
Also availabe on UK Amazon here.
your Life! Explorations on loving your self and your life more
wondrously using the power of mBIT, Positive Psychology &
NLP by Grant Soosalu is an insightful and beautiful heart-centered
book that is filled with wisdom we all need to think about and
feel into as we make our way through this modern stressful world.
I personally experienced that as I read this book, it was a healing
process in itself, supporting a positive understanding of the
inner self and opening the heart to loving self and others. I
recommend this book for everyone, no matter how much inner work
you have already done. Grant Soosalu has a way in his writing
style of taking some very complex studies and theories in Positive
Psychology, Neuro Linguistic Programming and the neuroscience
behind Multiple Brain Integration Techniques (mBIT) and synthesizing
them into profound wisdom about the intelligence of our three
brains that is easy to understand and to begin applying to ones
available on Kindle here.
Important Related Books on Our Self-Regulatory Nature and Gut
Immune Revolution & Healing Your Healing Power,
by Toru Abo, MD. Although this book is not directly about the
gut or gut instincts, it is an eye opener in that Dr. Abo, a doctor
and professor of immunology in Japan, discusses the importance
of immune health and stress reduction in general and also in recovering
from difficult diseases such as cancer. The understanding we get
from reading his work helps us to view ourselves as self-regulatory
beings when we listen to the needs of the body-mind and this is
the underlying principle for understanding the importance of reflecting
on our somatic instinctual gut feelings. He is also the doctor
that discovered the T-Cell and discovered the cure for some forms
of stomach ulcers. Many people are alive today because of his
work. It is worth celebrating that he is also presently working
on the cure for cancer.
Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works
by Elyse Resch, MS, RD, FADA & Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD. This
book explains a program to help you create a healthy relationship
with food, mind and body. Intuitive eating guides you in listening
to your body and honoring your feelings without using food. Visit
for more information on Intuitive Eating and for updates on support
groups and other resources.
Gut Feeling: A Formula for Curing the "Incurable"
, by Guy Cohen, shares his successful technique used for assisting
in self-healing ailments of the gut. Visit Guy
Cohen's website and get a free download of a wonderful 17
minute relaxation exercise (an MP3) by Geoffrey Glasborrow to
help you heal your bowel and gut region of the body with healing
energy and attention. This is the same exercise that lead Guy
to heal himself of Ulcerative Colitis by his own efforts. We have
ordered it and loved it. Glasborrow's voice on the tape is wonderfully
hypnotic. Thank you, Guy, for your generousity in sending out
this free of charge to all who need it.
Listen to Your Gut: Natural Healing and Dealing with Inflammatory
Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Crohn's Ulcerative
Colitis Diverticulosis IBS
by Jini Patel Thompson. Jini also healed herself of a devastating
gut disease and has devoted her life's work to helping people
heal themsleves naturally. Also, be sure and visit
her website as it contains a wealth of information on many
natural remedies for your colitis, Crohn's, IBS or diverticulitis.
Or just read through all her blog articles on alternative medicine
and learn how to stay healthy. She is an advocate of being kind
to the Second Brain and also offers a free Chapter One of her
well-researched and successful book, along with other free material
to get you started on gut health.
Co-Morbidities of Physical Illness: A Behavioral Medicine Perspective,
Preventive and Behavioral Medicine Publications and Presentations
by Dr. Sherry Pagoto (2011) at the Division of Preventive and
Behavioral Medicine in the University of Massachusetts Department
of Medicine. This is a link to the full text online. Also see
chapters within this book: Dr Keefer L, Dr Kiebles JL, Dr Taft
TH, on Irritable Bowel Syndrome at the Northwestern University
Division of Gastroenterology .
on Gut Instincts and the Enteric Nervous System:
Bibliography of Body-Psychotherapy (EABP): Relevant research
papers and books on somatic psychotherapy and health (including
entries on gut instinct) can be identified in the EABP Bibliography
of Body Psychotherapy - database of about 4,500 entries searchable
on-line (unfortunately abstracts only, not original material).
You may also make a submission of your somatic research, book,
thesis or article here.
Through Becoming Aware of Your Gut Instincts,
Char Love. Understanding the twelve keys presented in this article
will help you successfully navigate through your awareness of
your own gut intelligence and begin to use it as an inner guide
to accompany your thinking brain decisions and help you in stress-management.
Opportunities on the Enteric Nervous System:
of Project: Functional
Gastrointestinal Disorders: Psychological characteristics,
a study conducted by Wee-Chong, Tan (firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone 0420851485), Dr Andrew Baillie (email@example.com,
9850 9436) and Associate Professor Michael Jones (Mike.Jones@psy.mq.edu.au,
9850 8601) of the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences,
Macquarie University. This study is being conducted to meet the
requirements for the degree of Doctor of Psychology (Clinical
Psychology) under the supervision of Dr Baillie & A/Prof Jones.
You are invited to participate in a study of Bowel Symptoms and
Stress. Online Survey Study needs participants with gastrointestinal
disorders. It is conducted with online surveys. The purpose of
the study is to examine how psychological factors such as emotions,
personality traits, and beliefs influence long term Constipation
and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. We are also interested in examining
the impact of these problems on sufferers well-being. This
study will help us understand how psychological interventions
can be used to help people who suffer from constipation or Irritable
Blog Sites and Special Guest Blog Articles
Exploring Gut Feelings:
Are Our Instinctual Gut Feelings?
This blog is setup to give a place for the exploration with others
of the work that we have done with honoring gut instinctual feelings
as a guide for healthy living and the exploration of human nature.
to Your Gut. Please is an incredible true story of how a young
lady listened to her gut feelings to keep changing doctors until
she found one that finally listened to her feelings about her
body and it saved her life.
Educational/Therapeutic Books and
Materials Emphasis on Self-Awareness and Listening to One's
Small Inner Voice:
When Silence Reigns: Help Yourself Through Expressive/Therapeutic
by Janie Lancaster. Also be sure and visit Janie
Lancaster's website where she shares elementary or middle
grade lesson plans on emotional intelligence, and classroom ideas,
therapeutic writing and poetry, story synopses, excerpts, teachers
lesson plans, therapeutic poetry, expressive writing workshops,
and media information.
Our Page on Gut Feeling Educational Materials
have on this page a variety of free handouts for classroom or
counseling use in exploring gut feelings and the concepts of gut
intelligence in our book "What's Behind Your Belly Button?".
Twilight of Sunrise Sunset,
by Sandy Steele. This novel was written to inspire couples in
America who've lost everything in this economic Great Recession
to find happiness. A fascinating read for anyone experiencing
hardship and loss to find a hopeful view of the future. To read
more on Sandy's self help books, dedicated to helping you learn
all about health, hope, love, and positive thinking, be sure and
visit her website at http://www.sandysteele.com.
Cohen M. A., MFT
Practices a specialization in "Intuitive Eating ", (The
Non Diet Approach to Healing Ones Relationship with Food
& Body). Allison is a psychotherapist working with couples,
individuals and young adults dealing with a variety of life issues
and is based in Los Angeles, CA., with offices in Tarzana and
Energies: Chakra Test, I Ching, Mudras. Acupressure, Exercises,
Articles , a website by author Ewald Berkers. We recommend
that you use his website for energy healing for the Enneagram
personality types of head, heart, or gut brains; for doing the
Enneagram test to find out your type, for experimenting with doing
a chakra test to learn the state of your chakras and open the
ones necessary using the chakra meditations, learning the acupressure
points for emotional well-being (has clear images to demonstrate),and
finding books and articles on the subject of one's energetic state.