Do you feel stuck with your old habits? Would you like to exercise regularly, eat more mindfully, sleep better, procrastinate less, get rid of clutter, and decrease stress in your life? If you are ready to make changes for a healthier, happier, and more productive life, here is Make it a HABIT! In it, Dr. Sylvie Heyman provides a fresh perspective on how habits can affect your life. She is a health and wellness expert with an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional healthcare practices. While Dr. Heyman focuses on weight management and lifestyle changes, she has expanded her area of expertise to include habits that affect the body, mind, and spirit. Make it a HABIT! delves into the many habits, both good and bad, that affect all human beings. The book covers three perspectives of habits: Those that affect the body and compromise physical health; those that affect the mind and play a part in your lifestyle, interpersonal relationships, jobs, and general behavior; and those that affect your spiritual practices, attitudes about life and especially your happiness. The book also covers familiar habits such as procrastination, punctuality, disorganization in a cluttered environment, constantly checking the phone for email, messages, and social media, lying, negative thinking, using unwanted verbal expressions, and over-shopping. In Make it a HABIT! Dr. Heyman explores her own methods for change which includes the Triple A of Body, Mind, and Spirit: Awareness, Action Plan, and Accountability, and a Habit Mantra based on the technique of repetition and auto-suggestion. The uniqueness of this book is that, in addition to Dr. Heyman's own methods, it offers a compilation of the work and theories created by several masters in the field of habit formation and change. You are given the opportunity to learn various techniques from other authors and choose the one that best suits your personality and lifestyle. The book examines the most common habits of disease
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite Make it a Habit! Creating Health and Happiness for your Body, Mind, and Spirit by Sylvie Heyman is an insightful and motivating book that speaks about how habits play a crucial role in affecting body, mind, and soul. The book helps readers find better health in their lives by taking a different approach, and explains how 40 to 45 percent of our daily actions are based on habits. Most of the time the topics of how to create healthy habits or changing bad ones are ignored when speaking about healthy lifestyles. The author tackles this topic, thereby making readers understand and develop the patience to work through their deeply ingrained habits in their daily behaviors. I think it is time to get rid of habits that are sabotaging your health, job, relationships, and overall happiness. So let's get started and make that positive change in our lives without delay. This book is thought-provoking and is ideal for all those who want to break free from an unhealthy lifestyle and make changes in their habits to exercise regularly, eat more mindfully, sleep better, procrastinate less, get rid of clutter, and decrease stress. The author’s personal stories and experiences are relatable and will help many out there to identify the habits they want to change and create new ones that suit their personality and lifestyle. The Triple A concept - Awareness, Accountability, and Action - suggested by the author is helpful when it comes to looking at where change is required to progress, and can be incorporated without much difficulty. Are you stuck with detrimental habits? Reading this book is the answer to make those changes.