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Healthy By Choice: Your Blueprint for Vital Living

Healthy By Choice: Your Blueprint for Vital Living

by Shawna Curry

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Overview

Shawna Curry shows you the 7 Pillars of Health to build a foundation for wellness. You will love this approachable, easy-to-consume method. Almost every disease or medical condition can be improved with time-tested, easy lifestyle changes and without the use of gimmicky fads or diets.

In Healthy by Choice: Your Blueprint for Vital Living, you will:

  • Expose the stumbling blocks that have prevented you from making healthy changes in the past
  • Pinpoint which pillar of health to focus on to achieve maximum impact on your health
  • Set achievable goals that result in massive changes over time

You’ll walk away feeling empowered and ready to take charge of your well-being, without needing to rely on others to “fix” you. With Shawna’s easily modifiable blueprint, plus the knowledge and skills to make a health transformation, you can create a solid foundation for better health.



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ISBN-13: 9781775074403
Publisher: Your Lifestyle Strategy
Publication date: 08/09/2017
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Shawna Curry, RN, BN, B.KIN, CTI Co-Active Coach, has over fifteen years of experience in the world of health as a Registered Nurse, Professional Coach, Author, Public Speaker, Personal Trainer, Endurance Training Coach, and Fitness Instructor. Thanks to her varied experience, Shawna is able to provide clients with an experience that is intimate, informative, and inspiring.
Shawna brings personal experience from years of doing triathlons and marathons while dealing with food sensitivities, inflammation, and multiple sports injuries. She has learned how to overcome feelings of being broken and uses this experience to teach others how to take charge of their own health in order to achieve optimal health.

Shawna has presented at the CARNA100 Conference in conjunction with Neil Pasricha, author of The Happiness Equation, and Paul Brandt, Juno-winning Canadian country artist. She has also done numerous presentations for the Running Room, Lupus Society of Alberta, Alberta Health Services Women's Health Resources, Canadian Firefighters Hockey Club, Momentum Health Calgary, and the Tech Shop. Her writing has been published in Forbes Science, Inc., and Impact magazines.

Shawna is on a mission to inspire others to be proactive and preventive with their health. You can find out more about Shawna and her current work on her website at www.yourlifestylestrategy.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter One Start with a Solid Foundation...................................................27

Pillar 1: Sleep 37

Chapter Two Why Do We Sleep?.........................................................................39

Chapter Three Sleep Essentials.........................................................................49

Chapter Four Evaluating Sleep..........................................................................55

Pillar 2: Nutrition 77

Chapter Five Nutrition Essentials.....................................................................79

Chapter Six What Should You Eat?....................................................................91

Chapter Seven The Optimal Portion Plate....................................................105

Chapter Eight False Beliefs About Food........................................................119

Chapter Nine Why Do You Eat?........................................................................127

Chapter Ten Food Choices.................................................................................139

Pillar 3: Exercise 145

Chapter Eleven What is Exercise?....................................................................147

Chapter Twelve Components of Exercise and Fitness...............................157

Chapter Thirteen Deepening Your Knowledge...........................................169

Chapter Fourteen A Word on Weight Loss....................................................181

Pillar 4: Mental Health 189

Chapter Fifteen The Five Ps of Mental Health.............................................191

Chapter Sixteen Ready to Change?.................................................................203

Chapter Seventeen Motivation.........................................................................215

Chapter Eighteen Choose Your Attitude........................................................223

Pillar 5: Digestion 229

Chapter Nineteen Stages of Digestion...........................................................231

Chapter Twenty Stuff That Can Go Wrong.....................................................245

Pillar 6: Medical Conditions 253

Chapter Twenty-One Disease Management..................................................255

Chapter Twenty-Two Pain...................................................................................269

Pillar 7: Lifestyle Factors 275

Chapter Twenty-Three What Are Your Lifestyle Factors?..........................277

Putting It All Together: Final Thoughts 287

Chapter Twenty-Four Integrating Your New Knowledge...........................289

Create Success......................................................................................................299

Quick-Start Meal Guide......................................................................................303

Breakfast............................................................................................................303

Lunch...................................................................................................................305

Dinner.................................................................................................................305

References.............................................................................................................307

About the Author.................................................................................................333

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