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I am still listening to the audio book, the Brain's Way of Healing by Dr. Norman Doidge. I have one cd to go. It is so inspiring for people who have children that start to show problems early in their life. For example, they don't walk easily, or maybe they don't talk at all or maybe they are start off okay but by the time they are three, they turn from feeling and developing normally to being angry and belligerent and unrelating to their parents or people around them. They may not talk. They may be aggressive to others or themselves. 

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the Shaman's Fire

Brain plasticity is a hot topic now and isn't it nice that it is? Brain injuries used to mean heartache and hell and now we have learned there are ways to rewire the brain to create new neural pathways to a healthier result from a brain injured area. There are many different methods that are developing and having good success. This is a big change from the past. An audio book and a written book by Dr.

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There is a book in the window of Interior Stationery called the Brain's Way of Healing, by Norman Doidge M.D. I haven't got through all of it yet, but if anyone out there is interested in helping someone with Parkinson's disease, I would urge you to read it. It is fascinating how one man was able to hold back his symtoms through focused intention and what he called 'fast walking'. He had huge success against Parkinson's with his method and he taught many others. He had so much success that some doctors didn't believe him, but Dr.

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