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The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion: How Feelings Link the Brain, the Body, and the Sixth Sense

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A cutting-edge examination of feelings, not thoughts, as the gateway to understanding consciousness

• Contends that emotion is the greatest influence on personality development

• Offers a new perspective on immunity, stress, and psychosomatic conditions

• Explains how emotion is key to understanding out-of-body experience, apparitions, and other anomalous perceptions

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Paperback, 576 pages
Published May 21st 2009 by Park Street Press
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Chanita.Shannon
I recommend that NEW SCIENCE/NEW AGE be removed from the summary of this book. Categorizing it thusly restricts potential readers to a very narrow market and alienates the general public.
Tami
Aug 31, 2010 Tami rated it it was amazing
A lot of us live by the notion “I think therefore I am”. However, when you look closely at emotions, the thought-reaction sequence doesn’t necessarily explain everything. When you really look at it, our emotions play a huge role in our lives, probably more than we even recognize. That’s incredibly ironic being as we as a society tend to encourage hiding or masking our emotions.

The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion begins by looking at our assumptions and misassumptions about emotions. In particular,
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Elizabeth
Jul 11, 2014 Elizabeth rated it liked it
This is a great book in principle but the reality was really long and painful. It's written by a non-medical practitioner summarizing medical and research studies about the supernatural. It was way too long and often very boring despite this being a topic of major interest to me as a Ph.D. and a sensitive. The author's goal is noble and one I appreciate: To induce scientists to look at paranormal and supernatural phenomenons as extensions of the bodymind. However, quite often even Jawer misses t ...more
Mattie
Jan 18, 2010 Mattie rated it really liked it
For the sake of full disclosure, I must report that the principal author is a friend of mine.

The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion is a scientific exploration of the role of feeling and emotion in connecting our physical selves to our spiritual selves and both of those to the world around us. Jawer and Micozzi bring an open mind to "out there" phenomena, yet strive to always check in with their inner skeptics. They are willing to say "just maybe" and "what if", while grounding their conclusions in t
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Holly
Jan 16, 2015 Holly rated it really liked it
Well-documented. Illuminating. Many great conversations have come from this book.
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Dec 11, 2011 maile rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Only read half, the information was interesting, but it wasn't going in the direction of what I was looking for.
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Love it so far! It brings a lot of great body/mind info together for my bodywork nerdiness.
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