Healthy Mind and Body All-in-One For Dummies

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You're sluggish, unhappy, and unfit. You want to change your ways but don’t know where to start. Sound like you?

With a little bit of motivation, it's possible to revamp your health starting right now – and this time-conscious mind and body bible contains all the tools and advice you need to get you started. Combining the best bits of eight top Dummies self-help titles, Healthy Mind & Body All-In-One For Dummies has got kick-starting your health covered: from eating better ...

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Overview

You're sluggish, unhappy, and unfit. You want to change your ways but don’t know where to start. Sound like you?

With a little bit of motivation, it's possible to revamp your health starting right now – and this time-conscious mind and body bible contains all the tools and advice you need to get you started. Combining the best bits of eight top Dummies self-help titles, Healthy Mind & Body All-In-One For Dummies has got kick-starting your health covered: from eating better and improving your nutrition, to finding your nearest pilates class, being more active day-to-day, and dealing with stresses at work or anxiety at home. You’ll have bags more energy and a positive mental attitude to match.

So what are you waiting for?!

Healthy Mind & Body All-In-One For Dummies includes excerpts from the titles:

Nutrition FD The GL Diet FD Fitness FD Yoga FD Pilates FD Stress Management FD Overcoming Anxiety FD Overcoming Depression FD

Healthy Mind & Body All-In-One For Dummies covers:

Book I: The Importance of Your Health
Chapter 1: Understanding the Elements of Healthy Nutrition Chapter 2: Exploring an Active Lifestyle to Boost Your Health Chapter 3: Examining Your State of Mind

Book II: Food and Nutrition
Chapter 1: The Key Facts About Healthy Nutrition Chapter 2: Knowing What to Eat and What Not to Eat Chapter 3: Exploring How Food Affects Your Health Chapter 4: Taking a Look Inside the GL Diet Chapter 5: Incorporating the GL Diet into your Daily Life

Book III: Physical Health
Chapter 1: Understanding the Benefits of Being Physically Active Chapter 2: Taking an Active Approach to Fitness Chapter 3: Exploring Types of Exercise to Suit Your Lifestyle Chapter 4: Why Yoga Can Help You Chapter 5: Stretching your Body Through Some Yoga Postures Chapter 6: Seeing What Pilates Can Give You Chapter 7: Giving Yourself the All Body Pilates Workout

Book IV: Mental Health
Chapter 1: Acknowledging the Importance of Personal Well-Being Chapter 2: Taking a Positive Approach to Depression Chapter 3: Discovering Techniques to Overcome Depression Chapter 4: Examining Anxiety in its Different Guises Chapter 5: Exploring How to Conquer Anxiety Chapter 6: Delving Into Stress Chapter 7: Managing Stress Proactively

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470748305
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Edition description: UK Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 1,331,166
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Gillian Burn is the Director of Health Circles Ltd, a company which helps individuals improve their health and quality of life. She is a master practitioner in neuro-linguistic programming and has been working in the field of mind and body health for over 25 years. She is also the editor of Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1 

Book I: The Importance of Your Health 7 

Chapter 1: Understanding the Elements of Healthy Nutrition 9 

Chapter 2: Exploring an Active Lifestyle to Boost Your Health 31 

Chapter 3: Examining Your State of Mind 39 

Book II: Food and Nutrition 55 

Chapter 1: The Key Facts about Healthy Nutrition 57

Chapter 2: Knowing What and What Not to Eat 77 

Chapter 3: Exploring How Food Affects Your Health 111 

Chapter 4: Taking a Look Inside the GL Diet 137 

Chapter 5: Incorporating the GL Diet into Your Daily Life 165 

Book III: Physical Health: Achieving Fitness 187 

Chapter 1: Enjoying the Benefi ts of Being Physically Active 189 

Chapter 2: Setting Goals and Giving Rewards 201 

Chapter 3: Taking an Active Approach to Fitness 211 

Chapter 4: Exploring Types of Exercise to Suit Your Lifestyle 231 

Book IV: Exploring Yoga and Pilates 253

Chapter 1: Understanding the Basics of Yoga and Pilates 255 

Chapter 2: Integrating Breathing and Movement 271 

Chapter 3: Getting Ready for Your Yoga Practice 289 

Chapter 4: Stretching Your Body through Some Yoga Postures 315 

Chapter 5: Exploring Different Yoga Postures for Health 351

Chapter 6: Following the Classic Yoga Formula 375

Chapter 7: Seeing What Pilates Can Give You 389 

Chapter 8: Giving Yourself the All-Body Pilates Workout 415 

Chapter 9: Challenging Yourself with Advanced Pilates Exercises 447 

Book V: Mental Health 479 

Chapter 1: Acknowledging the Importance of Personal Well-Being 481 

Chapter 2: Recognising How Depression Can Affect You 499 

Chapter 3: Discovering Techniques to Overcome Depression 519

Chapter 4: Examining Anxiety in Its Different Guises 543 

Chapter 5: Exploring How to Conquer Anxiety 571 

Chapter 6: Delving into Stress 603 

Chapter 7: Managing Stress Proactively 613 

Index 639 

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