Empowering Health Decisions offers a personal health text focused on essential content for students to assist them in making informed decisions about their health. This text is unique from other personal texts on the market in that it focuses on decision-making models and theories of behavior change. These models are carried throughout each chapter and will describe how it can be used to make health enhancing decisions specific to the chapter content. A key element of the text is the Health Decision Portfolio which will help students maintain their assignments, text book exercises and website content. The benefit of this portfolio is that it summarizes the student's interaction with course c...
Take a deep breath. Feeling less stressed already? Bestselling author Shamash Alidina shows just how simple it is to master the proven techniques of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in this engaging guide. MBSR has enhanced the physical and emotional well-being of hundreds of thousands of people around the world. In as little as 10 minutes a day over 8 weeks, you'll be taken step by step through a carefully structured sequence of guided meditations (available to purchasers for download at the companion website) and easy yoga exercises. Vivid stories, everyday examples, and opportunities for self-reflection make the book especially inviting. Science shows that MBSR works--and now it is easier than ever to get started.
For the author of this book, disease is not an "enemy" that strikes a "victim." Rather, health and disease comprise a unitary whole of individual and environment. Health as Expanding Consciousness is an inspiration to those seeking a full experience of personal health.
This survey of health, illness, and the healing process explores the numerous therapeutic measures practiced by various branches of medicine, including allopathy, osteopathy, faith healing, and shamanism
An A-Level text which covers the Human Health and Disease options for UCLES (Modular), O&C and Oxford, and the Health and Disease option for NEAB. The book aims to present a lively approach in addressing the needs of both weaker and stronger candidates.
This book shows how health can be maintained and improved by fulfilling the basic physical and mental needs in proper proportion. Internal insanitation is the basic cause of all diseases, ranging from the common cold to the dreaded cancer. Disease is, in reality, a diminution in the health level, and cure lies in the restoration of health, and in the removal of the cause of disease. The science of nature cure charts the sane, safe and hygienic way of regaining health.
Learn the secret to avoiding osteoporosis and heart disease. Rheaume-Bleue shows that vitamin D and calcium supplements actually increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, and teaches you about vitamin K2, a little-known supernutrient that humans once thrived on-- and that has been ignored by scientists.
Based on research findings from expert psychologists, this text encourages students to become knowledgeable consumers of information related to their physical health and optimum psychological functioning.
Creative Therapies with Eating Disorders is a comprehensive work that examines the use of art, play, music, dance/movement, drama, and spirituality to treatment issues relating to eating disturbance. The author's primary purpose is to examine treatment approaches which cover the broad spectrum of the creative art therapies. The collection of chapters is written by renowned, well-credentialed, and professional creative art therapists in the areas of art, play, music, dance/movement, and drama. In addition, some of the chapters are complimented with photographs of client art work, diagrams, and.