Acting Well: Lifelong Motivation Fitness and Weight Control

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780971297012
  • Publisher: Circles International
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the First Edition 9
Preface 13
London Times Interview 17
Exercise 20
Your Fascist Guru 26
Permanent Change 31
How to Prevent Heart Disease 36
Yoga 40
Preventive Medicine 44
Acting vs. Impersonation 48
Morning Preparation 52
Your Treasure Chest 56
Memory 59
It's My Hormones! 63
A Letter from Screwtape 67
The News on Fitness 70
What I Do 73
Pep-Talk 76
The Placebo Effect and Our Compliance Program 79
How to Stop Smoking 83
The Benefits of Acting Well 86
Wanna Buy a Cheap Exercise Bicycle? 89
Just Say NoPe! 92
The Constancy of the Self 95
FAQ: How Do I Get Myself to Exercise? 98
Monotony 102
Diets and Nutrition 104
Willpower 107
Take More! 109
FAQ: Diet Menu Boredom 112
Fad Diets 114
I'm Starting My Diet on Monday! 116
Love 119
Testosterone 121
Morning Pages 124
Addressing Childhood Obesity 126
The American Heart Association 128
Behavior Modification 130
German Spanish 132
Conditionalities 134
FAQ: How Much Weight Can I Lose on Your System? 136
Contradictory Science 138
Imagination 140
Metabolizing Calories 142
FAQ: Should I Snack Between Meals? 144
The Numbers Game 146
Generating Self-Discipline 148
The Eye of God 149
Gorge and Grow Thin! 151
Quick Weight Loss 153
Costumes for the World Walk 154
The Second Lunch 156
The Facts Behind the Cost of Being Fat 157
The Sins of the Doctors 159
Self-Help Book 161
Menu Planning 165
FAQ: Nutrients and Menus 166
Character 168
FAQ: Do I Have to Make a Commitment? 169
Moderation 171
Compliance Rules 172
FAQ: Approved Food List 174
FAQ: How Do I Calculate the Best Weight-Loss Rate? 175
Panic Attacks 177
Variety 178
Hunger and Boredom 179
Frequent Meals 180
Alcoholics Anonymous 182
How Babies Learn 183
Scripts and Logs 184
Making Time for Morning Preparation 185
FAQ: Portion Sizes 186
Sensible Care 188
FAQ: How Long Will It Take to Lose Ten Pounds? 189
FAQ: About Changing Lifestyles 190
Acting Well Technique 192
The Script 193
Spinners 194
Closure 195
FAQ: The Food Pyramid 197
FAQ: How Many Calories Should I Eat Every Day? 198
FAQ: What's the Best Diet to Lose Weight? 199
Mucis 200
Autosuggestion 201
How to Measure Portion Sizes 202
Listening 203
Asking Dr. Weill 204
The Real Me 205
FAQ: How Much Fat Should I Include in My Diet? 206
FAQ: Who Are You? 207
Anxiety 208
Sound Pollution 209
An Example of How People Change 210
Acting Well at Work 211
FAQ: Should I Walk More? 212
Louis XIV 213
FAQ: How Fast Can I Lose Weight? 214
Orange Juice 215
The Magic Bullet 216
Colossal Blunders 217
Why This Book Is Needed 217
FAQ: Does Your System Really Work? 218
FAQ: Food Logs 219
FAQ: Is It My Genes? 220
FAQ: Are Aerobics Classes Good? 221
FAQ: Is This System Just Another Diet? 222
Touching the Envelope 223
Making Life an Art 224
A Fountain of Youth 224
FAQ: Diets 225
FAQ: How to Get Enough Exercise 226
FAQ: Chromium Picolinate 226
Quarantines 227
FAQ: Should I Eat Special Foods? 228
Kinesthesia 229
Stanley's Diet 229
The Weekly Log 230
The First Closure 230
Sound 231
Essays 231
Hormonal Effects 232
Seeing Yourself 232
Self-Help 233
Moreover... 233
Q&A: The Weekly Log 234
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