8 Weeks to Optimum Health

A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power

8 Weeks to Optimum Health

Now expanded and updated–the #1 New York Times bestselling book in which one of America’s most brilliant doctors shares his famous program for improving and protecting your health Eight Weeks to Optimum Health lays out Dr. Andrew Weil’s famous week-by-week, step-by-step plan that will keep your body’s natural healing system in peak working order. It covers diet, exercise, lifestyle, stress, and environment–all aspects of daily living that affect health and well-being. This revised edition includes the most up-to-date findings on such vital subjects as cholesterol, antioxidants, trans fats, toxic residues in the food supply, soy products, and vitamins and supplements, together with a greatly enhanced source list of information and supplies. Inside you will learn how to • develop eating habits for greater health and well-being • start an effective exercise program based on walking and stretching • work with breathing patterns to decrease stress and improve energy • solve sleeping problems • eliminate toxins from your diet • minimize environmental hazards in your daily life Plus–programs tailored to the specific needs of pregnant women, senior citizens, overweight people, and those at risk for cancer. “If there is a heaven, sixtysomething Weil is headed there, but if he practices what he preaches, probably not for some time yet.” – London Times “Dr. Andrew Weil is an extraordinary phenomenon.” –The Washington Post

Understanding Human Behavior: A Guide for Health Care Providers

Understanding Human Behavior: A Guide for Health Care Providers

Instructors have been trusting UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR for years to give their students the reliable, practical information they need to gain a solid understanding of basic psychological concepts from a health care perspective. This all-new eighth edition is no exception. Packed with expanded content and updated with current industry trends and examples, this resource retains the features that made previous editions so successful -- a concise size and focus that offers students need-to-know information without overwhelming them, and an easy-to-read writing style. Coverage spans a broad but valuable range of important mental health topics and addresses them alongside their implications for health care professionals. It takes on both client and caregiver perspectives, resulting in a powerful book that explores the behaviors, emotions, and coping mechanisms encountered in a variety of health care situations and settings. Real-world examples and activities that encourage students to examine their own behaviors round out the book's comprehensive approach, making this a must-have tool for health care programs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Integrative Wellness Rules

Integrative Wellness Rules

Have you ever found that you needed to change things in your life, but for some reason life kept getting in the way? Integrative Wellness Rules will help you get around that obstacle. In the age of conflicting advice on health, this book provides quick and easy health tips for individuals who are on the run but still need strategies to better manage their fast-paced lives. Join Dr. Jim Nicolai – the medical director of the Andrew Weil, M.D., Integrative Wellness Program at Miraval Resort and Spa – as he shares with you the insights and strategies he has collected along the way to optimize health and create wellness. With a style that is clear, concise, and entertaining, Dr. Nicolai will provide you with the keys to healthier living in a way that is profoundly simple and yet simply profound. You will learn how to eat better, choose the vitamins and supplements that are best for you, manage stress more effectively, and get in touch with your spiritual side. Dr. Nicolai will call you to action with his pearls of wit, wisdom, and humor, and motivate you by providing real-world clarity on which health strategies to add within your already busy life.

Critical Thinking 101

Key Concepts for the American Voter

Critical Thinking 101

Critical Thinking 101 is meant to assist the American Voter in selecting candidates based on important key information. In the United States of America we have the opportunity to select people to represent us in local, state, and national government. The privilege of voting must be taken seriously since our choices impact nearly every aspect of our life. Therefore, we should to the best of our ability become informed citizens so that we may vote in our best interest to the fullest extent possible. This book explores numerous topics which will enhance the readers awareness of the issues and provides a concise range of ideas that will stimulate critical thinking. Also included are several chapters which will present useful information of specific health and daily management issues.

Parenting From Your Soul

Parenting From Your Soul

"The principles discussed in parenting from your soul are based in spiritual ideology, challenging you to examine the role of parent from another perspective. Conscious choices made from this place can help us ; honor our children's individual path ; appreciate the phases of our children's growth ; open our hearts to give and receive a deeper level of love ; practice forgiveness for others and ourselves ; learn universal laws to create the life we want ; and create relationships based on acceptance, honesty, and compassion. Parenting from your soul helps you guide your child to a life of happiness and purpose while assisting you in making positive changes in your own life. It offers information about transforming your relationship with your child, no matter his or her age. Applying this information can open up a new way to approach your role as parent and change the way you approach issues in your own life"-- Back cover.

The Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture: Jazz through propaganda

The Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture: Jazz through propaganda

Contains fifty-eight articles that provide information about various forms, genres, or themes of popular culture, and includes illustrations, photo essays, a chronological survey of each topic's history, and a comprehensive index.

Women's Health

Women's Health


A Sense of Spirit

Living the Spirited Life

A Sense of Spirit


Healthy Aging

A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being

Healthy Aging