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Northfielder Henry Emmons has a new book, a new website, and a new blog

Henry Emmons The Chemistry of Calm Henry Emmons in Strib
Northfielder Henry Emmons was profiled on the front page of the Variety section in yesterday’s StarTribune in a piece titled Capturing calm. "A Minnesota psychiatrist and author is trying to shake up how people think about mental illness." Henry’s second book, was released last month: The Chemistry of Calm: A Powerful, Drug-Free Plan to Quiet Your Fears and Overcome Your Anxiety

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From Darkness to Light, from Depression to Joy by Andrea Een

een-video-sshot Depression is a devastating illness with many root causes, some of them genetic.  This summer I participated in a wonderful healing program called, "Resilience Training" which was developed by Dr. Henry Emmons at the at the Penny George Institute of Health and Healing at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Here is my story which I presented on Dec. 14, 2009 at the St. Olaf College Boe Chapel. The video of my presentation is available from the college.

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Spooky good hot sauces

Henry Emmons, Chris Heimerl Chris Heimerl from Eagan-based Spooky All Natural Gourmet Hot Sauces also had an aisle stand at Just Food Co-op on Saturday. After I snarfed down several of his samples (“made with honey instead of corn syrup”) on pork and chicken, I motioned Northfielder Henry Emmons (left) into the photo with Chris, even though he hadn’t yet tasted the goodies. Presumably, Henry liked the sauces, too. And who knows, we could soon see a sequel to Henry’s book. How about The Joy of Hot Sauce Chemistry for a title?

Booker II arrives


My daughter Gilly, who’s an Americorps worker placed at the Northfield Public Library this year, took these photos of the new Booker bus arriving at the city garage last night. Left photo: Library Empress Lynne Young. Right photo: Diana Tallent and Kathy Ness. Click photos to enlarge.

I saw Friends of the Northfield Public Library board member Mary Schier this morning at GBM (Mary was a guest on our show in Sept) and she later emailed me this info about next week’s annual meeting:

ImageThe Friends of the Library will introduce the new Booker the Book bus at their annual meeting Thursday, Nov. 16, at the library. Tours of the bus will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting starting at 7 p.m. Guest speaker at the meeting will be local psychiatrist and author Dr. Henry Emmons, who will talk about his book “The Chemistry of Joy.” Emmons combines western medicine and eastern philosophy in treating depression. Refreshments will be served.