The 5-Minute Recharge: 31 Proven Strategies to Refresh, Reset, and Become the Boss of Your Day

The 5-Minute Recharge: 31 Proven Strategies to Refresh, Reset, and Become the Boss of Your Day

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Overview

Take five minutes out of your day to experience the small win of a mental, physical and emotional recharge that could change your life.

Researchers have discovered the formula for living a good life, so why is depression still the world’s leading disability and anxiety the most common mental health disorder in North America? Most people don’t know what will truly make them happy, and far too few make proven wellness practices a part of their lives. To cope with all the stresses we encounter, we need to actively care for ourselves, which includes heeding our ancient programming that demands that we move our bodies, connect face-to-face and get enough sleep. Science has proven that you have the power, through your habitual ways of thinking and behaving, to renovate the space inside your head, making it brighter, more resilient, and a more enjoyable place to hang out.

The 5-Minute Recharge will teach you 31 proven techniques for thriving at work and in life, including:

- the mental fitness technique that’s better than magic mushrooms
- the best way to grow new brain cells and ensure you continue to look good in your genes as you age
- the easily accessible trait that’s associated with the high-performance personality
- what George Clooney can teach you about tapping into your inner wisdom
- the Navy SEAL tactic you can use to trigger relaxation even in tense situations

Each of the 31 strategies is backed by research and includes additional resources to enrich your understanding of wellness and inspire you to care for yourself in quick, fun, life-affirming ways.

With your well-being in mind, authors and soul sisters Lynne Everatt and Addie Greco-Sanchez designed these 31 hands-on tools for creating a greater sense of having enough time, connecting with others, nourishing your body and mind, feeding positivity, and taking time for reflection. And that’s worth getting charged up about.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781989025505
Publisher: Page Two Books, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lynne Everatt is a recovering MBA, LinkedIn Top Voice in management and culture, and nominee for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for her first book, E-Mails from the Edge, a novel with the theme of workplace mental health. E-mails also appeared in The Globe and Mail as a Careers column. An ardent advocate for mental health through physical fitness, Lynne is a certified personal trainer who has completed two sweaty half-marathons and a marathon six minutes and twenty-three seconds of stand-up at the Absolute Comedy Club. She served for three years as President of the Board of Directors of the women’s shelter Interim Place where she met and became friends with co-author Addie Greco-Sanchez.

Addie Greco-Sanchez is the founder and President of AGS Rehab, a leader in disability management and assessment services since 1999 that has grown into a successful company with a head office in the Greater Toronto Area and a large network of professionals across Canada. Selected as one of PROFIT/Chatelaine’s top 100 Female Entrepreneurs, Addie is a passionate and expert advocate for mental health in the workplace, and frequent speaker on the topic of how companies can safeguard employees’ psychological health.

Table of Contents

Places to Plug In to the 5-Minute Recharge
An Introductory Charge of Wellbeing
Get Charged Up about Having Enough Time
5-Minute Recharge #1: Make Your Bed
5-Minute Recharge #2: Celebrate!
5-Minute Recharge #3: Work Like da Vinci
5-Minute Recharge #4: The Morning Gear Up
5-Minute Recharge #5: The Evening Wind Down
Get Charged Up by Connecting
5-Minute Recharge #6: Feed Your Five
5-Minute Recharge #7: The Magic of Mushrooms
5-Minute Recharge #8: The Jolly Janitor’s Secret to Happiness
5-Minute Recharge #9: Be Verycurious
5-Minute Recharge #10: Questionable Things
Charge Up Body and Mind
5-Minute Recharge #11: Breathe Like a SEAL
5-Minute Recharge #12: Head on a Selfie Stick
5-Minute Recharge #13: Think on Your Feet
5-Minute Recharge #14: Sweat It Out
5-Minute Recharge #15: Make a DASH for It
Get Charged Up by Feeding the Good Wolf
5-Minute Recharge #16: Proof Positive
5-Minute Recharge #17: Visualize Your Trident
5-Minute Recharge #18: Savor the Moment
5-Minute Recharge #19: The Highlight Reel
5-Minute Recharge #20: Enjoy the Silence
5-Minute Recharge #21: Make the Call on Your Smartphone
5-Minute Recharge #22: The Low-Bad Information Diet
5-Minute Recharge #23: Get Drunk on Gratitude
5-Minute Recharge #24: The Gratitude Letter
5-Minute Recharge #25: The Get-in-That-Zone Playlist
Get Charged Up by Pausing to Reflect
5-Minute Recharge #26: The Journal of Discovery
5-Minute Recharge #27: What Would George Clooney Do?
5-Minute Recharge #28: The Power of Purpose
5-Minute Recharge #29: Get in the Flow
5-Minute Recharge #30: Memento Mori
5-Minute Recharge #31: Rules for Adult Behavior
Fully Charged Farewell
Acknowledgments

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