The Quest for Peace, Love and a 24

The Quest for Peace, Love and a 24" Waist

by Deborah Low


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786888887
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 01/02/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Deborah Low is an ACE-certified Weight Management and Lifestyle Consultant who holds a degree in psychology from the University of Victoria, B.C. She has worked in the health and fitness industry for more than fourteen years, including work with Deepak Chopra and The Chopra Center for Well Being. Visit

Table of Contents

Introduction: In Search of the Grailxiii
Chapter 1I Am a House--My Own Quest1
Where Did My Healing Begin?5
Chapter 2Accepting the Challenge8
Are You a Member of The Diet Club?8
Chapter 3Challenging Your Beliefs--Renata's Story17
How Do You Choose to Focus Your Energy?22
Shifting Focus to See the Whole Picture25
Remembering "Who You Are" Is the Most Important Weight-Loss Exercise You Will Do27
Chapter 4Getting Back to You30
Writing Your Story30
Leaving the Past Where It Belongs32
Moving Forward Fearlessly38
To Lose or Not to Lose ...42
Chapter 5The Ego Threat--Our Greatest Obstacle44
Conceptualizing Ourselves in a New Light49
Chapter 6The Ultimate Motivation52
Chapter 7Soul Food--for a Whole Life63
Chapter 8The Natural Truth--Eating for Health and Weight Loss70
We Are Living in Weight-Challenged Times72
An Integrative Approach to Eating77
Eating, Enjoying, and Losing79
Six Guidelines for Empowered Eating81
How Do We Stop Food Cravings?92
Finding Your Ideal Weight97
Chapter 9The Real Gifts of Exercise--Exercising Your Right to Enjoyment101
Making Exercise Pleasurable104
Creating SMART Goals108
Measuring Your Fitness Success Beyond the Scale110
Chapter 10Conscious Living113
From Reacting to Acting--Taking the First Step114
Expanding Overall Consciousness118
Empowering Health Affirmation133
Chapter 11Creating a Masterpiece--One Ingredient at a Time134
Putting It All Together136
Just for Today141
Daily Quotes for Inspired Living163
Resources--Web Sites and Organizations169

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