Invitation To Holistic Health: A Guide To Living A Balanced Life / Edition 2

Invitation To Holistic Health: A Guide To Living A Balanced Life / Edition 2

by Charlotte Eliopoulos
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763761125

ISBN-13: 9780763761127

Pub. Date: 03/30/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life provides solid principles and proven measures to promote optimal health and well-being using a holistic approach. Divided into three parts: Strengthening Your Inner Resources, Developing Health Lifestyle Practices, and Taking Charge of Challenges to the Mind, Body, and Spirit, this

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Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life provides solid principles and proven measures to promote optimal health and well-being using a holistic approach. Divided into three parts: Strengthening Your Inner Resources, Developing Health Lifestyle Practices, and Taking Charge of Challenges to the Mind, Body, and Spirit, this easy-to-read guide it provides how-to information when dealing with a variety of health-related issues that includes, but is not limited to, nutrition, exercise, herbal remedies, and homeopathic remedies.

The Second Edition as been completely revised and includes current research on the effectiveness and safety of herbs and other complementary and alternative medicine therapies. The chapter on Menopause has been updated to reflect current thinking about the safe use of estrogen replacement, soy products, and other approaches to manage symptoms and new suggested readings and resources have been provided for further exploration into topics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763761127
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
03/30/2009
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Assessing your health habits3
Ch. 2Healthful nutrition17
Ch. 3Dietary supplements47
Ch. 4Exercise : mindfulness in movement73
Ch. 5Immune enhancement : mind/body considerations85
Ch. 6Flowing with the reality of stress95
Ch. 7Growing health relationships115
Ch. 8Survival skills for families131
Ch. 9The spiritual connection157
Ch. 10Balancing work and life175
Ch. 11Creative financial health191
Ch. 12Environmental effects on the immune system203
Ch. 13Promoting a healing environment225
Ch. 14The power of touch233
Ch. 15Taking life lightly : humor, the great alternative251
Ch. 16Understanding the hidden meaning of symptoms267
Ch. 17Working in partnership with your health practitioner275
Ch. 18Menopause : time of the wise woman291
Ch. 19Addiction : diseases of fear, shame, and guilt317
Ch. 20Symptoms and chakras335
Ch. 21Safe use of complementary therapies345
Ch. 22Herbal remedies383
Ch. 23Aromatherapy : common scents411
Ch. 24Effective use of homeopathic remedies433
Ch. 25Medication wisdom445
Ch. 26Surviving caregiving459
Resources477
Index491

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