Exercise Can Help You Cope with Financial Stress and Heal Emotional Pain, Says Acclaimed Author and Psychotherapist

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 General News
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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14 The economy is in turmoil. Thestock market appears to dip lower ever day. Houses are being foreclosed uponand jobs are disappearing. Headlines scream out to us and we begin to panic.We wonder if the American Dream has become only a dream that cannot be turnedinto reality. We wait to hear remedies from our government leaders that neverseem to be forthcoming. We are drowning in their silence and a sense ofhopelessness sinks its teeth in our souls. We sit around immobilized by shockand fear.

As "The Body Mind Soul Solution: Healing Emotional Pain through Exercise"(Pegasus Books, Second Printing 2008) by Bob Livingstone shows, there is ameans to overcoming this emotional paralysis, and it is by vigorously movingyour body on a regular basis. Exercise has proven to be a stress reducer.Studies have also found that exercise can alleviate the symptoms of depressionand anxiety. Exercise is a natural pressure reducer and can be used to managethe tension you carry around about the current worldwide economic crisis.

Exercise, such as walking as little as 15 minutes per day, can alter thebrain chemistry enough where a sense of calmness is experienced. It can alsobe used as a healthy distraction from focusing on the economy. Concentratingon your workout can help you plan strategies for dealing with the financialcrisis. Readers of "The Body Mind Soul Solution" find that hopelessness turnsinto hope and insurmountable problems now seem solvable.

According to author and psychotherapist Bob Livingstone, "Exercise canalso heal emotional pain, and now may be an opportune time to explore thispossibility." His new book, "The Body Mind Soul Solution: Healing EmotionalPain through Exercise" (Pegasus Books, Second Printing 2008), combinesexercise, self-questioning, listening to music and journaling as a means toheal emotional pain.

The book has received rave reviews. According to the Miami Herald, "Runthrough your anger and bike through your anguish ... your mind and body workin concert to resolve emotional issues." The St. Louis Post-Dispatch statesthat "The Body Mind Soul Solution" is an "emotionally charged book" and NewYork Times bestselling author of "The Fat Flush Diet," Ann Louise Gittleman,calls the book "ground breaking." The prestigious Library Journal states thatthe book is "A holistic approach to finding balance among mind, body andemotional health ... sure to fly off the shelf. Highly Recommended."

Bob Livingstone has been featured in The San Francisco Chronicle, TheMiami Herald, The Dallas Morning News, The Hartford Courant, Natural HealthMagazine, The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, The Library Journal, MSN.com, TheAthens Banner-Herald, Woman's Day, Care2.com, Grand Magazine and Lee's SummitJournal. He is a featured contributor to DrLaura.com, Beliefnet.com,Ediets.com, Selfgrowth.com, Kids.LovetoKnow.com, Psychotherapy.net andSheKnows.com.

You can find more information about the book by clicking onhttp://www.boblivingstone.com

You can reach Bob Livingstone at bobl@boblivingstone.com

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SOURCE Bob Livingstone

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