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  • Summary of The Body Keeps the Score

  • Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
  • By: Book Avenue
  • Narrated by: Cathi Colas
  • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
  • Categories: Literature & Fiction
  • 3.7 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Summary

The Body Keeps the Score is the definitive guide to trauma and its treatments. It is meant to help you to navigate the mind-body link so you can see the effects of childhood trauma and adult trauma.  

It dives into the stories we don't want to face. It also discusses treatment options, some of which are not conventional. Come and learn how to help yourself or someone you love. 

There is no easy way to talk to a victim about the abuse. There is no easy way to help them to move on, but this audiobook will help you to take the first steps. You will also find: 

  • Treatment options  
  • Medication vs. meditation  
  • The benefits of yoga  
  • Insight on how the brain works  
  • Knowledge of how the body keeps track of trauma for years to come

(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

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So much practical.

It is the most important book I've ever encountered. These are based on our increasing understanding of the brain, and the old but neglected wisdom of the oneness of mind and body.

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Nice book.

Extremely important information for our country, as well as the entire field of mental health. The healing stories are mind-boggling and wonderful.

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Loved it!

This book has helped me tremendously. I wish I could put into words how much this has changed my outlook on my PTSD and helped me progress.

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poor narrator lers it down

poor narrator sasdly as content is interesting and so i say read the full book!

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Amazing and informative book.

Amazing and informative book. I will stay with his guidance and work my way down to a healthy weight. A very down to earth and practical guide to intermittent fasting..

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  • TEMP
  • 17-06-18

Loved.

Makes caring for your body seem easy, which means it is an easy plan to follow and adapt.

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  • Keira Ross
  • 17-06-18

Good Book.

Many different perspectives and eye-opening things regarding weight training and other aspects of life and I just felt like it opened up a new world of thinking about these things!

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  • Ahmad
  • 27-02-20

terrible

I've read the whole book and got this suumary to solidify the ideas in the book. It is a terrible summary made worse by terrible narration. monotonous and with poor spacing. Sometimes it feels like chapters are one big long sentence.

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  • DAISY
  • 17-06-18

Best book.

Best book of the year for sure! Amazing statistical information. Amazing hints and tricks. Best book by far.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-06-18

Best for Beginners.

Best book which is straightforward and elegantly composed, these tips and procedures are straightforward. Make easy.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-02-21

Right Pathway

What a phenomenal book. I've been dealing with Western medicine for the past 15 to 20 years dealing with being diagnosed wrongly with multiple scary mental disorders such as schizophrenia and pills were not the answer either and I finally found this book and I am starting to finally make changes from my terrible childhood. it also teaches you that you should be a little bit more kind to everybody because we never honestly know what anybody's going through but we are taught to hate so much through life. thank you for writing this book as much appreciated you have saved me to go on a better path with my family and I can't thank you enough for that. Thank you for helping me see.

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  • David J. Morrison
  • 06-02-21

For professionals

After tying the first few chapters of the original, I switched to the summary as I felt like the intended audience for this book was professional therapists and not general public. After finishing the summary, I still feel that way. I thought they did a good job summarizing the book but the narrator was dry for my taste. Also felt like there was no rhythm or breaks between chapters. Like they wanted to get this done along with multiple others that day.

Overall I think a YouTube summary would be just as good.

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  • Albert Masland
  • 19-01-21

Skeleton

Granted, it is a summary, but it felt like someone was reading merely the titles and subtitles and providing conclusions without substance.

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  • Rudy
  • 17-06-18

Marvelous.

Every time I need to get motivated I can just flip to anything and read something useful.

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  • Dana
  • 20-08-18

Dry interpretation of a fascinating book

I can see why someone might get a summary to pass a test or something. This is the first time I tried a summary and it will be the last. I got it along with the actual book to serve as a brush up on key points. Don’t judge the book by this summary. It’s a dry husk if the juicy original.

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