Asthma Free in 21 Days: The Breakthrough Mind-Body Healing Program

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HarperCollins Publishers, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 246 pages
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Is it really possible to reverse thepainful, debilitating symptoms ofasthma and to reduce your dependenceon doctors and medication--in Just 21 days?

Conventional medicine offers no real solution to the seventeen million Americans suffering from this disease. But in this remarkable book, Kathryn Shafer, Ph.D., and Fran Greenfield, M.A., share their natural alternative, the FUN program (Focus, Undo, Now Act!), that can help you break the bonds of asthma forever in only minutes a day!

Kathryn Shafer's triumph over life-long asthmais a testament to the power of mindbody healing. This approachallowed her to successfully run the entirety of the NewYork City Marathon without medication. Her astoundingvictory became the seed for the FUN program. Together,Fran Greenfield and Kathryn Shafer reveal the intimaterelationship between asthma and personal freedom in thisSelf-guided, breakthrough method, which many of theirclients have used with miraculous results.

This "masterful, innovative, and successful program for the treatment of asthma" (from the foreword by Gerald Epstein, M.D.) introduces:

  • Over forty exercises, including visualizations, for immediate symptom relief

  • A blueprint that redefines your relationship with asthma

  • Three twenty-one-day healing plans that can be tailored to your own needs

  • A unique mindbody perspective on exercise-induced asthma, nutrition, and environment

  • A FUN guide developed especially for kids!

Along with a wealth of real-life success stories, these strategies can prevent panic, clarify the meaning of symptoms, increase energy levels, and achieve a deeper healing than you ever thought possible. Whether used as a complement to conventional medicine or as a medication reducing alternative, this program empowers people of all ages to live more active, fulfilling lives.

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Kathryn Shafer, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., maintains private practices in West Palm Beach, Florida, and New York City, teaches courses in social work, and consults for hospitals, substance-abuse programs, and mental-health centers. A graduate of the American Institute for Mental Imagery, she lectures and conducts workshops throughout the United States and abroad.

Fran Greenfield, M.A., is a mindbody therapist with private practices in New York City and on Long Island. Creator of the renowned "Imagine Being Well" program, she conducts trainings and workshops for healthcare professionals and the public throughout the United States. She also writes for publications including the New York Times.

Greenfield is a mind-body therapist and wellness consultant to business and healthcare institutions in New York City.

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