Body Kindness

Body Kindness Author Rebecca Scritchfield
ISBN-10 9780761189756
Year 2016-12-27
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Imagine a graph with two lines. One indicates happiness, the other tracks how you feel about your body. If you’re like millions of people, the lines do not intersect. But what if they did? This practical, inspirational, and visually lively book shows you how to create a healthier and happier life by treating yourself with compassion rather than shame. It shows the way to a sense of well-being attained by understanding how to love, connect, and care for yourself—and that includes your mind as well as your body. Body Kindness is based on four principles. WHAT YOU DO: the choices you make about food, exercise, sleep, and more HOW YOU FEEL: befriending your emotions and standing up to the unhelpful voice in your head WHO YOU ARE: goal-setting based on your personal values WHERE YOU BELONG: body-loving support from people and communities that help you create a meaningful life With mind and body exercises to keep your energy spiraling up and prompts to help you identify what YOU really want and care about, Body Kindness helps you let go of things you can't control and embrace the things you can by finding the workable, daily steps that fit you best. Think of it as the anti-diet book that leads to a more joyful and meaningful life!

The Intuitive Eating Workbook

The Intuitive Eating Workbook Author Evelyn Tribole
ISBN-10 9781626256248
Year 2017-04-01
Pages 244
Language en
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Do you use food to comfort yourself during stressful times? The Intuitive Eating Workbook offers a comprehensive, evidence-based program to help you develop a healthy relationship with food, pay attention to cues of hunger and satisfaction, and cultivate a profound connection with your mind and body. Have you tried fad diet after fad diet, only to gain weight back? Maybe you’ve tried the protein diet only to move on to vegetables only? Raw almonds and coconut water every forty-five minutes instead of big meals? Or perhaps you’ve tried counting calories, but the numbers on the scale still don’t add up. If you are ready to throw in your hat and give up on dieting for good, take heart. You can enjoy food again—you just need to pay attention to your body’s natural hunger cues. Based on the authors’ best-selling book, Intuitive Eating, this workbook can show you how. The Intuitive Eating Workbook offers a new way of looking at food and mealtime by showing you how to recognize your body’s natural hunger signals. Structured around the ten principles of intuitive eating, the mindful approach in this workbook encourages you to abandon unhealthy weight control behaviors, develop positive body image, and—most importantly—stop feeling distressed around food! You were born with all the wisdom you need for eating intuitively. This book will help you reconnect with that wisdom and ultimately change your life—one meal at a time.

Body Respect

Body Respect Author Linda Bacon
ISBN-10 9781940363196
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher BenBella Books, Inc.
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Mainstream health science has let you down. Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence. You’ve heard it before: there’s a global health crisis, and, unless we make some changes, we’re in trouble. That much is true—but the epidemic is NOT obesity. The real crisis lies in the toxic stigma placed on certain bodies and the impact of living with inequality—not the numbers on a scale. In a mad dash to shrink our bodies, many of us get so caught up in searching for the perfect diet, exercise program, or surgical technique that we lose sight of our original goal: improved health and well-being. Popular methods for weight loss don’t get us there and lead many people to feel like failures when they can’t match unattainable body standards. It’s time for a cease-fire in the war against obesity. Dr. Linda Bacon and Dr. Lucy Aphramor’s Body Respect debunks common myths about weight, including the misconceptions that BMI can accurately measure health, that fatness necessarily leads to disease, and that dieting will improve health. They also help make sense of how poverty and oppression—such as racism, homophobia, and classism—affect life opportunity, self-worth, and even influence metabolism. Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn’t have to be. It’s time to overcome our culture’s shame and distress about weight, to get real about inequalities and health, and to show every body respect.

52 Ways to Love Your Body

52 Ways to Love Your Body Author Kimber Simpkins
ISBN-10 9781626253810
Year 2016-01-02
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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It's time to step away from the scale, ditch the fad diets, and embrace the body you’re in. In this powerful book, Kimber Simpkins, yoga instructor and author of Full, gives you 52 undeniable ways to love your body and discover your own unique beauty! Do you look in the mirror and see all the things you dislike about your body? For many of us, the first step to loving our bodies is being able to look at our reflection and not criticize what we see. And in a culture that worships thin, beautiful celebrities, it’s easy to feel like we just don’t measure up. So, how can you get over your flaws and focus on your fabulous? 52 Ways to Love Your Body is packed with easy and fun practices—one for each week of the year—to help you toss perfectionism out the window, turn down the volume on that nagging inner critic who is always going on about what's wrong, stop the never-ending comparison game, and finally love your body. You'll also find encouraging, in-the-moment affirmations to keep negative self-talk at bay, and give you a much-needed pick-me-up, any time, any place. If you're ready to start loving your body, this book gives you 52 ways to get started now. So, what are you waiting for?

Never Say Diet

Never Say Diet Author Chantel Hobbs
ISBN-10 9780307446671
Year 2008-12-16
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher WaterBrook
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Chantel Hobbs lost two hundred pounds without the help of surgery, pills, point systems, or a trendy diet. And just as important, she kept the weight off. Her dramatic turnaround began with five decisions–personal, no-excuses commitments that kept her from losing sight of her goals. It worked for Chantel and it will work for you. Once you unconditionally change your mind your body will follow, and your life will never be the same. In this book you will discover: ·How to move beyond past failures and get over your old excuses ·How changing your eating patterns can break food’s hold over you ·Why winning the weight-loss battle must come from the inside out ·The simple workouts that deliver lasting results and are fun to do ·How to overcome the naysayers, the diet police, and your own nagging doubts ·How to prioritize your health, juggle family and career, and stay motivated when life takes unexpected turns ·Why the diet industry wants you to keep coming back ·And much more! You will find straight talk on developing the determination, commitment, and personal responsibility it takes to achieve weight loss that lasts. It’s time to stop getting ready for the event and start getting ready for life! From the Hardcover edition.

Beautiful You

Beautiful You Author Rosie Molinary
ISBN-10 9781580056564
Year 2016-12-20
Pages 440
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Every day, American women and girls are besieged by images and messages that suggest their beauty is inadequate—inflicting immeasurable harm upon their confidence and sense of wellbeing. In Beautiful You, author Rosie Molinary—in no uncertain terms—encourages women, whatever their size, shape, and color, to work toward feeling wonderful about themselves despite today’s media-saturated culture. Drawing on self-awareness, creativity, and mind-body connections, Beautiful You incorporates practical techniques into a 365-day action plan that empowers women to regain a healthy self-image, shore up self-confidence, reframe and break undermining habits of self-criticism, and champion their own emotional and physical wellbeing. Through accessible, doable daily actions, women and girls are encouraged to manifest a healthy outlook on life—teaching them to live large, and starting them on the path to learning to love themselves and others. Molinary steers clear of the florid affirmations and daily meditations often utilized by books geared toward personal growth, and instead delivers a hip, modern guide of inspirational thought that keeps pace with the times. Beautiful You is a practical, candid, and accessible handbook that will strike a chord with every woman who has ever faltered in her self-confidence or lost her personal brilliance—and it will make sure she never lets it happen again.

Eat what You Love

Eat what You Love Author Michelle May
ISBN-10 9781608320035
Year 2009-10-01
Pages 405
Language en
Publisher Greenleaf Book Group
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May helps you rediscover when, what, and how much to eat without restrictive rules. You'll learn the truth about nutrition and how to stop using exercise to earn the right to eat. You'll finally experience the pleasure of eating the foods you love-- without guilt or binging.

Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating Author Evelyn Tribole, M.S., R.D.
ISBN-10 9781250014184
Year 2012-08-07
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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First published in 1995, Intuitive Eating has become the go-to book on rebuilding a healthy body image and making peace with food. We've all been there—angry with ourselves for overeating, for our lack of willpower, for failing at yet another diet. But the problem is not us; it's that dieting, with its emphasis on rules and regulations, has stopped us from listening to our bodies. Written by two prominent nutritionists, Intuitive Eating will teach you: • How to reject diet mentality forever • How our three Eating Personalities define our eating difficulties • How to find satisfaction in your eating • How to feel your feelings without using food • How to honor hunger and feel fullness • How to follow the ten principles of "Intuitive Eating", • How to achieve a new and safe relationship with food and, ultimately, your body • How to raise an "intuitive eater"–NEW! • The incredible science behind intuitive eating–NEW! This revised edition includes updates and expansions throughout, as well as two brand new chapters that will help readers integrate intuitive eating even more fully into their daily lives.

101 Ways to Live Well

101 Ways to Live Well Author Lonely Planet
ISBN-10 9781786571212
Year 2016-11-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Feel like life's too busy to find your zen? Think again. Be a calmer, more productive, healthier you, without sacrificing precious hours. Discover the secret wellness hacks you can incorporate into your routine - whether it's a 5-minute focus exercise on your commute, 10 minutes' meditation at lunchtime, or balanced nutrition ideas for your next trip abroad. The mindfulness, meditation, nutrition, yoga and stretching ideas in 101 Ways to Live Well all focus on providing easy, quick, tangible solutions to the stresses and strains of everyday life. That means ditching the generic, one-size-fits-all approach and embracing the targeted, let's-get-this-sorted attitude, with tips from experts in their fields including: Mindfulness exercises to help you sleep A mid-morning snack that will crush your cravings Yoga twists that will stimulate your digestion Why and how to reconnect with friends you've lost touch with This holistic approach promises to help you create space in your life, declutter your brain and become unflappable in the face of whatever life throws your way. And with gorgeous original illustrations, this is a beautiful compact package - the perfect gift book for the busy person in your life. Chapters cover all aspects of modern life: Home Work Play Relationships Travel These bite-sized wellness tips are designed to inject a little daily zen into an on-the-go lifestyle and help readers to live life to the full - whether they're on the road or at home. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Body Positive Power

Body Positive Power Author Megan Jayne Crabbe
ISBN-10 9781473551312
Year 2017-09-07
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Random House
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IF YOU'RE TIRED OF BEING AT WAR WITH YOUR BODY, THEN THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU. We've been convinced that happiness is something that only comes once we hit that goal weight, get those washboard abs, shrink ourselves down and change every part of ourselves. We believe that our bodies are the problem, but this is not true. It’s how we’ve been taught to see our bodies that’s the problem... It's time for us all to stop believing the lies we've been fed about what it means to be beautiful, and take our power back. Megan's body image issues began when she was five years old. She spent her childhood chasing thinness, and at fourteen found herself spiralling into anorexia. After recovery she spent years dieting, binging, losing and gaining weight. But then she found body positivity, quit dieting, and finally escaped the cult of thin. Now she's determined to let as many people as possible know the truth: that we are all good enough as we are. With her inimitable flair, whip-smart wit and kickass attitude, Megan argues for a new way of seeing ourselves, and a world where every body is celebrated. Where there is no such thing as a ‘bikini body diet’ and 97% of women don’t hate the way they look. A powerful call to arms as much as it is inspirational and practical, this book is the life-changing answer you’ve been looking for.

The Sleep Solution

The Sleep Solution Author W. Chris Winter, M.D.
ISBN-10 9780399583629
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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With cutting-edge sleep science and time-tested techniques, The Sleep Solution will help anyone achieve healthy sleep and eliminate pills, pain, and fatigue. If you want to fix your sleep problems, Internet tips and tricks aren’t going to do it for you. You need to really understand what’s going on with your sleep—both what your problems are and how to solve them. The Sleep Solution is an exciting journey of sleep self-discovery and understanding that will help you custom design specific interventions to fit your lifestyle. Drawing on his twenty-four years of experience within the field, neurologist and sleep expert W. Chris Winter will help you… • Understand how sleep works and the ways in which food, light, and other activities act to help or hurt the process • Learn why sleeping pills are so often misunderstood and used incorrectly—and how you can achieve your best sleep without them • Incorporate sleep and napping into your life—whether you are a shift worker, student, or overcommitted parent • Think outside the box to better understand ways to treat a multitude of conditions—from insomnia to sleep apnea to restless leg syndrome and circadian sleep disorders • Wade through the ever-changing sea of sleep technology and understand its value as it relates to your own sleep struggles Dubbed the “Sleep Whisperer” by Arianna Huffington, Dr. Winter is an international expert on sleep and has helped more than 10,000 patients rest better at night, including countless professional athletes. Now, he’s bringing his experiences out from under the covers—redefining what it means to have optimal sleep and get the ZZZs you really need... INCLUDES TIPS, TRICKS, EXERCISES, AND ILLUSTRATIONS

Health at Every Size

Health at Every Size Author Linda Bacon
ISBN-10 9781935618256
Year 2010
Pages 374
Language en
Publisher BenBella Books
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Fat isn’t the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn’t match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates “thin” with “healthy” is the problem. The solution? Health at Every Size. Tune in to your body’s expert guidance. Find the joy in movement. Eat what you want, when you want, choosing pleasurable foods that help you to feel good. You too can feel great in your body right now—and Health at Every Size will show you how. Health at Every Size has been scientifically proven to boost health and self-esteem. The program was evaluated in a government-funded academic study, its data published in well-respected scientific journals. Updated with the latest scientific research and even more powerful messages, Health at Every Size is not a diet book, and after reading it, you will be convinced the best way to win the war against fat is to give up the fight.

Savvy Girl a Guide to Eating

Savvy Girl  a Guide to Eating Author Brittany Deal
ISBN-10 0989710971
Year 2014-12-05
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher
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If you're looking to drop 10 pounds before your bestie's wedding in a month or want to get bikini-ready for your vacation next week, this book isn't for you. Diet books that lure you in with promises of quick weight loss may be tempting-but they also leave you hungry, grumpy, and more out of control than when you started. What you'll find here is a non-dieiting approach to healthy eating that will work for you over the long term. Why? Because diets are designed to fail. Think about it: Have any of those fad diets you've tried brought you lasting success? If they did, you wouldn't be looking for more help, right? Savvy Girl: A Guide to Eating is based on a revolutionary program called Intuitive Eating. Co-author Sumner Brooks is a certified Intuitive Eating counselor and registered dietitian. She brings her expertise to this Savvy Girl guidebook to teach you how to feel better about your eating and better in your body. You'll learn exactly why diets don't work, how a non-dieting approach to eating works for good, and how to know how much to eat without ever counting another calorie again. So, get this book, get savvy, and then get back to your fabulous life.

The Body Clock Guide to Better Health

The Body Clock Guide to Better Health Author Michael Smolensky
ISBN-10 9781466891463
Year 2015-03-03
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company
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A medical breakthrough explained by the leading authority on the connection between health and your body clock Chronotherapy-adjusting the care of the body to coincide with the body's natural clock-is poised to be the next major revolution in medical science. An understanding and awareness of these rhythms will enable us to maximize the effects not only of medications and other treatments, but also of diets, exercise programs, and other daily routines. The Body Clock Guide to Better Health combines a detailed discussion of major issues such as sleep, exercise, and nutrition, with a comprehensive A-to-Z reference to specific disorders. Among the health concerns it addresses are AIDS, arthritis, asthma, ADD, backache, cancer, depression, diabetes, digestive problems, allergies, heart disease, chronic pain, sexual dysfunction, stroke, and complications from pregnancy. General chapters explore the big picture-including monthly cycles and life cycles-and provide invaluable advice on foods and dietary supplements, fitness, better sex, jet lag, and more. The first book to look at body rhythms from a practical perspective, The Body Clock Guide to Better Health offers readers the dual benefits of improving the treatment of specific conditions while boosting their overall health and wellness.

1 Pound a Day

1 Pound a Day Author Roni DeLuz
ISBN-10 9781476727448
Year 2013-03-12
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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"From the authors of the hit diet book, 21 Pounds in 21 Days, an expanded, simplified, month-long program to cleanse your body, as well as a new plan for keeping it clean for the rest of your life"--