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From his 17 years of private practice and more than a decade training thousands of healing practitioners worldwide, Dr. Bradley Nelson concluded that at least 90 percent of all the pain and illness we experience is rooted in trapped emotions, commonly known as emotional baggage. He shares tools and techniques for uncovering and relieving the emotional roots of common illnesses, from depression and obesity to neck and back pain.
Dr. Nelson’s 2007 book “The Emotion Code” sold more than 125,000 copies and launched a self-healing revolution, with almost 5,000 people in 53 countries getting trained and certified to practice the energy healing methods he developed. Now St. Martin's Press will publish a revised and expanded edition of the holistic health classic, including a foreword by Tony Robbins, in May 2019.
When Dr. Nelson wrote “The Emotion Code,” research was just beginning on how emotions impact our health. More than a decade later, studies prove that strong emotions such as anger and sadness can cause pain. Israeli researchers have shrunk cancer tumors in mice by manipulating emotions, and Canadian doctors are practicing a kind of psychotherapy that’s remarkably similar to The Emotion Code. Dr. Nelson explains why he believes energy medicine is the future of healthcare.
Loneliness raises the risk of stroke and heart disease and contributes to depression, anxiety, addiction, and other health problems. Meanwhile, suicide and opioid overdoses are shortening Americans’ lifespans and leaving families devastated. Dr. Nelson shares how ordinary people can become healers and reach out to help friends, family members, and neighbors in distress.
Accepting limitations, lack of information, ignoring the body’s guidance system, and “secondary gain” are all reasons people live with pain and illness, Dr. Nelson says. He explains each reason, and discusses how finding and identifying root causes can help relieve conditions often deemed chronic, including back pain, fatigue, asthma, and others.
Dr. Nelson is among global luminaries featured in the film E-Motion, a documentary about how emotions affect the physiology of the human body. Having trained and certified almost 5,000 healing practitioners worldwide in The Emotion Code and The Body Code, Dr. Nelson is committed to spreading holistic healing worldwide. He discusses why he considers this his calling in life.
Just about everyone has suffered from emotional trauma, from bad breakups to hurts and crises in childhood and adolescence. When emotions are buried, they often resurface in the form of depression, anxiety, or physical pain. Dr. Nelson shares how he helps people uncover emotional wounds and find lasting healing.
In live broadcasts, Dr. Nelson demonstrates how people can experience dramatic relief from the emotional causes of pain and disease.
Dr. Nelson shares how his own early bout with illness, a career in computer programming, and prayer put him on a path to develop the energy healing systems now taught and practiced around the world.
Dr. Nelson explains the latest research findings that confirm that the heart is more than a muscle or pump; in fact, it’s the center of our emotional being. He shares case studies of how "heartbreak" can have traumatic effects for people in their health, careers, and relationships, and reveals the keys to healing a broken heart.
The links between psychological stress and physical illness are well proven, from hypertension to depressed immune function. Dr. Nelson explains and demonstrates proven techniques for relieving stress and bolstering energy and health.
Childhood trauma (also known as ACE: adverse childhood experiences) can increase risk of mental health and behavioral problems not just for victims but also for their children, recent research confirms. Dr. Nelson explains how people can inherit emotions and problems such as anxiety and depression from parents, grandparents, and – through DNA – even earlier generations. “Most often we find that inherited trapped emotions come from a mother, father, or grandparents,” he says. “Sometimes, however, we find the emotions go back many generations."
More than 43 percent of teens report being bullied online, with 70 percent of students saying they witness frequent bullying online, research shows. Dr. Nelson reveals the warning signs parents should watch for, and tells how getting rid of trapped emotions can help both victims and perpetrators of bullying.
Dr. Nelson explains the emotional triggers behind overeating, the invisible link between sadness and obesity, and the five secrets people need to know to lose stubborn fat and get healthy.
People deeply wounded in love often experience an inability to trust, give and receive love, and establish meaningful relationships, a condition Dr. Nelson identifies as a "Heart Wall™." He shares inspiring stories of patients who have overcome lingering loneliness, isolation, and sadness to find new love.
When someone doesn’t feel completely safe with or appreciated by his or her partner, they may put on weight as a form of protection. Dr. Nelson explains some of the emotional issues that can cause people to hold on to excess weight.
Mother's Day and Father's Day, family reunions, and other holidays force us to confront relationships that may be far from ideal. Dr. Nelson explains how people can heal themselves from emotional wounds of the past and improve their family relationships.
Dr. Nelson explains the six imbalances that are responsible for virtually all illness, and how they can be corrected naturally, without drugs or surgery, using methods from The Body Code healing system.