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Staying Sharp

9 Keys for a Youthful Brain through Modern Science and Ageless Wisdom

About The Book

The book Dr. Christiane Northrup promised “will change your mind and your brain in the best possible way,” Staying Sharp is the practical guidebook for building and maintaining a sharp, healthy, and vibrant mind.

A strong memory and a healthy brain aren’t as difficult to maintain as one might think. Combining the latest neuroscience research with age-old wisdom about resilience, mindfulness, and stress reduction, Drs. Henry Emmons and David Alter show that vibrant aging is within reach. Together they demonstrate how to blend the best of modern science and Eastern holistic medicine to form a powerful drug-free program that will maintain a youthful mind and a happy life.

With more than fifty-five years of combined experience in the fields of neuroscience and psychiatry, Dr. Emmons and Dr. Alter have taken their expertise and translated the fundamentals of brain science into an easily accessible collection of the nine key lessons proven to preserve and strengthen mental acuity. Filled with easy-to-understand theories and practical exercises to work out your brain, Staying Sharp provides you with “reliable information on how to minimize cognitive decline” (The New York Times) so you can live more joyfully, age more gracefully, and build intimacy in your relationships, no matter what your age.

About The Authors

Photograph by Patsy Dew

Henry Emmons, MD, is a psychiatrist who integrates mind-body and natural therapies, mindfulness and allied Buddhist therapeutics, and psychotherapeutic caring and insight in his clinical work. Dr. Emmons is in demand as a workshop and retreat leader for both healthcare professionals and the general public.

Photograph by David Alter

David Alter, PhD, is a clinical psychologist whose thirty-year practice combines mind-body medicine, strategic therapeutic interventions, and clinical hypnosis to address the presenting concerns of his clients. He integrates health psychology, neuropsychology, and clinical hypnoses to bring a holistic perspective to his clinical work. He conducts his practice at Partners in Healing, the center for holistic health that he cofounded in Minneapolis, MN.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (June 21, 2016)
  • Length: 288 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781501116810

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Raves and Reviews

“Basedon leading-edge research, Staying Sharppresents information that is nothing short of vital. Read this book today andyou will pave the way for future brain health."

– David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, author of Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain–for Life

StayingSharp will change your mind and your brain in the best possible way. Ihighly recommend this book.”

– Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Wellbeing

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