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The Longevity Strategy: How to Live to 100 Using the Brain-Body Connection
     

The Longevity Strategy: How to Live to 100 Using the Brain-Body Connection

by David Mahoney
 

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A wise and compelling guide . . . the true fountain of youth.--Dr. Stephen R. Covey author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The acclaimed life plan for good health, fulfilling relationships, and financial security

The brain-body connection is the interaction among three factors: the health of your brain, your attitude, and your physical health. In this

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A wise and compelling guide . . . the true fountain of youth.--Dr. Stephen R. Covey author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The acclaimed life plan for good health, fulfilling relationships, and financial security

The brain-body connection is the interaction among three factors: the health of your brain, your attitude, and your physical health. In this breakthrough guide to a longer, better life, authors David Mahoney and Richard Restak, M.D., draw on state-of-the-art brain-body research to demonstrate the vital importance of handling stress properly, lifelong education and mental activity (use it or lose it!), the social connection, physical exercise, and rearranging your brain's hardwiring toward optimism. Featuring 31 practical, essential tactics, The Longevity Strategy is a user's manual for the best years of your life.

"This book brings us good news: the more we use our brains, the more likely we need not retire." -- James Watson, Ph.D., winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine

"I learned the hard way about the validity of the brain-body connection. The Longevity Strategy will make it a great deal easier for you to learn just what it means, too."--Mike Wallace

"Superb . . . chock full of practical scientific knowledge that can help one become and stay healthy, wealthy, and wise."--Bart Kosko, Ph.D., author of Fuzzy Thinking

"Intelligent, witty, and informative."--Leon Cooper, Ph.D., winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics

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Mahoney, a business figure and the nation's foremost layman involved in brain research, and Restak, a neurologist and neuropsychiatrist, show how to take advantage of the connection between the brain and the body to lead a longer, better life. They explain the importance of handling stress, lifelong mental activity, social connections, physical activity, and optimism in longevity, and present a life plan for achieving a sound mind and body, a social support system, and financial security. Includes a foreword by William Safire, columnist for the . Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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* "A wise and compelling guide for anyone who wishes to live a longer, healthier, happier life. The true fountain of youth."—Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

"I learned the hard way about the validity of the braid-body connection. The Longevity Strategy will make it a great deal easier for you to learn just what it means, too." —Mike Wallace

"Eloquent and vivid. . . . You should read and adopt The Longevity Strategy. It could add years to your life."—Daniel Tosteson, M.D., Dean Emeritus, Harvard Medical School

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620459225
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,121,628
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

DAVID MAHONEY is the chairman of the Charles A. Dana Foundation, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, and the European Dana Alliance for the Brain, organizations for public education about the brain whose members consist of eight Nobel Prize laureates and more than 200 of the world's most honored scientists conducting brain research today. RICHARD RESTAK, M.D., a practicing neurologist and neuropsychiatrist, is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Brain and other popular books, which have sold close to five million copies.

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