Category : Health & Fitness
Editor : HarperCollins
ISBN : 9780062885470
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 288
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ABC’s chief medical correspondent helps you ring in the New Year right with a resolution that’s actually doable: a year-long plan to improve your emotional and physical health—from giving up alcohol to doing a digital detox, but each for only one month. Dr. Jennifer Ashton is at the top of her field as an ob-gyn and news correspondent. But even at the top there’s still room to improve, and with The Self-Care Solution, she upends her life one month at a time, using her own experiences to help you improve your health and enhance your life. Dr. Ashton becomes both researcher and subject as she focuses on twelve separate challenges. Beginning with a new area of focus each month, she guides you through the struggles she faces, the benefits she experiences, and the science behind why each month’s challenge—giving up alcohol, doing more push-ups, adopting an earlier bedtime, limiting technology—can lead to better health. Month by month, Dr. Ashton tackles a different area of wellness with the hope that the lessons she learns and the improved health she experiences will motivate her (and you) to make each change permanent. Throughout, she offers easy-to-comprehend health information about the particular challenge to help you understand its benefits and to stick with it. Whether it’s adding cardio or learning how to meditate, Dr. Ashton makes these daily lifestyle choices and changes feel possible—and shows how beneficial a mindful lifestyle can be. Inspiring, practical, and informative, illustrated with helpful photos and charts, The Self-Care Solution teaches you how to recalibrate your life to enjoy a better, healthier year, one month at a time. Featuring guidance from top experts, entertaining case studies, easy-to-follow advice and tips, and Dr. Ashton’s observations and insights, this book can help you achieve a better life balance and a more active and healthy lifestyle.

Category : Medical
Editor : HarperCollins
ISBN : 9780063083257
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 288
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From Dr. Jennifer Ashton—the Chief Medical Correspondent at ABC News covering breaking medical news for Good Morning America and GMA3: What You Need to Know—comes a doctor’s guide to finding resilience in the time of COVID, while staying safe and sane in a rapidly changing world. In March 2020, “normal” life changed, perhaps forever. In its place we were confronted with life and routines that were unusual and different: the new normal. As we’ve all learned since then, the new normal isn’t just about wearing masks and standing six feet apart—it’s about recognizing how to stay safe and sane in a world that is suddenly unfamiliar. And no one understands this evolving landscape better than Dr. Jennifer Ashton. As ABC’s Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Ashton has been reporting on the novel coronavirus daily, helping Americans comprehend the urgent medical updates that have shaped the nation’s continued response to this public health crisis. Now in The New Normal, Dr. Ashton offers the essential toolkit for life in this unfamiliar reality. Rooted in her reporting on COVID-19 and the understanding that the virus isn’t going anywhere overnight, The New Normal is built on a simple foundation: thriving in this evolving world demands accepting the new normal for what it is, not what we want it to be. No longer is wellness a buzzword, but an imperative for surviving this unprecedented time. Using her trademark practical, easy-to-follow advice, Dr. Ashton gives you all the necessary information to reclaim control of your life and live safely—from exercise, to diet, to general health—showing how to prepare your body and mind for challenges such as: - Taking proper medical precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones - Exercising during the pandemic, even if you no longer feel safe at the gym - Finding emotional balance through these uncertain times - Deciphering complicated medical news to learn what to trust and what to ignore With these straightforward and accessible strategies and many more, Dr. Ashton helps empower you to make the unexpectedly hard decisions about socializing, food-shopping, seeing doctors, and most of all, finding normalcy. At once reassuring and urgent, The New Normal is a holistic roadmap through the ongoing struggles of the pandemic, providing the guidance you need to navigate this unsettling time and take charge of your future wellbeing.

Category : Health & Fitness
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101554135
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 304
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The popular medical correspondent challenges women to reinvent their health and wellness routines, and make midlife their most vibrant years yet. Demi Moore, Cameron Diaz, Courteney Cox, and the list goes on. The world is realizing that a woman's thirties and forties can be the most beautiful, energetic, and passionate time of her life. Today's women can maximize this stage- and lay the foundation for optimal health and well-being. Dr. Jennifer Ashton embodies this philosophy and wants to help you enjoy these often overlooked years and feel and look your absolute best. Dr. Ashton's passion, warmth, and wit have made her America's fastest-rising women's health expert and medical correspondent. Here, she outlines a powerful approach to health care that can help you unleash new energy, strength, and sexiness. Integrating the latest scientific research, she has created a five-part plan, including: A simple eating plan, tailored to keep energy high and your weight healthy for your changing metabolism A high-powered fitness program to help you work out harder in less time Stress-reduction techniques and simple strategies for relaxation An effective, step-by-step sleep plan Prevention advice for reducing your risk of heart disease, cancer, and other potentially fatal ailments Authoritative yet written in a friendly, girlfriend-to-girlfriend voice, Your Body Beautiful and its transformative strategies will help you look and feel younger, stronger, and more vibrant than ever.

Category : Family & Relationships
Editor : She Writes Press
ISBN : 9781631520693
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 270
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Combining the thoughtful and expert narrative of a veteran mom of four children with the voices of hundreds of moms she surveyed, The Self-Care Solution offers insightful answers to poignant questions about how mothers take care of themselves, their relationships, and their jobs while raising their children—and how they don’t. Here, mothers reveal their struggles with self-care, and the consequences of neglecting themselves and their relationships, and share successful strategies to combat these issues. Each chapter also includes reflective self-assessment questions for mothers to gauge where they are from a self-care standpoint, as well as lists of tried and true tools they can employ to achieve more balance, and ultimately more satisfaction, within themselves and in their relationships. Inspirational yet practical, The Self-Care Solution will dramatically impact women who are navigating the critical responsibility of motherhood while attempting to stay true to themselves.

Category : Self-Help
Editor : Hachette UK
ISBN : 9781912023431
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 224
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'I love this book!' - Mandy Lehto, Psychologies Magazine What if it were possible to help ourselves thrive, rather than simply survive? The Self-Care Revolution is designed to help and restore your day-to-day energy reserves so that, rather than running on empty, you will have the strength and spirit to excel with whatever life brings. Discover the Vitality Wheel - a complete body and mind Self-Care Toolkit that will boost your health, happiness and resourcefulness. 'An inspiring, intelligent, warm and friendly toolkit. One of those books that you'll remember forever.' - Nicola Elliott, founder of Neom Organics 'An essential bible of how to live your best life. I can't wait to begin using my Vitality Wheel.' - Anya Hayes 'With intimate knowledge of the ways in which we might be struggling, Suzy guides you to a place of innate self-care and kindness without ever overwhelming or over-promising. Inspired.' - Eminé Rushton, Psychologies Magazine Wellness Director

Category : Self-Help
Editor : HarperCollins
ISBN : 9780062906069
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 288
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From the chief medical correspondent of ABC News, an eloquent, heartbreaking, yet hopeful memoir of surviving the suicide of a loved one, examining this dangerous epidemic and offering first-hand knowledge and advice to help family and friends find peace. Jennifer Ashton, M.D., has witnessed firsthand the impact of a loved one’s suicide. When her ex-husband killed himself soon after their divorce, her world—and that of her children—was shattered. Though she held a very public position with one of the world’s largest media companies, she was hesitant to speak about the personal trauma that she and her family experienced following his death. A woman who addresses the public regularly on intimate health topics, she was uncertain of revealing her devastating loss—the most painful thing she’d ever experienced. But with the high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, Dr. Ashton recognized the importance of talking about her experience and the power of giving voice to her grief. She shared her story with her Good Morning America family on air—an honest, heartbreaking revelation that provided comfort and solace to others, like her and her family, who have been left behind. In Life After Suicide, she opens up completely for the first time, hoping that her experience and words can inspire those faced with the unthinkable to persevere. Part memoir and part comforting guide that incorporates the latest insights from researchers and health professionals, Life After Suicide is both a call to arms against this dangerous, devastating epidemic, and an affecting story of personal grief and loss. In addition, Dr. Ashton includes stories from others who have survived the death of a loved one by their own hand, showing how they survived the unthinkable and demonstrating the vital roles that conversation and community play in recovering from the suicide of a loved one. The end result is a raw and revealing exploration of a subject that’s been taboo for far too long, providing support, information, and comfort for those attempting to make sense of their loss and find a way to heal.

Category : Education
Editor : Solution Tree Press
ISBN : 9781945349720
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 152
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The key to thriving, as both a human and an educator, rests in mindfulness, reflection, and daily self-care activities. With Take Time for You, you will discover a clear path to well-being by working through Maslow's hierarchy of needs: (1) physiological, (2) safety, (3) belonging, (4) esteem, (5) self-actualization, and (6) transcendence. The author offers a range of manageable research-based strategies, self-care surveys, and reflective teaching questions that will guide you in developing an individualized self-care plan. Embrace imperfection as you develop your own self-care plan: Understand the challenges to mindfulness for teachers and how Maslow's hierarchy of needs comes into play in your personal and professional life. Design action plans so you can meet your own physiological, safety, belonging, esteem, and self-actualization needs and, finally, transcend and connect with something greater than yourself. Take surveys and perform a daily time audit to determine how well you are meeting each of your needs. Use the journaling space and self-reflection questions provided throughout the book to reflect on your implementation efforts. Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: Understand the Framework Chapter 2: Physiological Needs Chapter 3: Safety Needs Chapter 4: Belonging Needs Chapter 5: Esteem Needs Chapter 6: Self-Actualization Needs Chapter 7: Transcendence Needs Epilogue: Final Thoughts Appendix: My Personalized Self-Care Plan References and Resources Index

Category : Educators
Editor :
ISBN : 194953927X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 176
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Rely on 180 Days of Self-Care for Busy Educators to help you lead a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life inside and outside of the classroom. With author Tina H. Boogren's guidance, you will work your way through thirty-six weeks of daily self-care strategies and techniques, each corresponding with a week of the school year. Weekly themes range from creativity and inspiration to relationships and time management for teachers and administrators. Follow this self-care plan designed to support your health and wellness during the school year: Understand how prioritizing your own self-care will better equip you to positively impact student learning and achievement. Discover low- and no-cost self-care ideas for teachers and administrators designed to help make meaningful, positive change. Explore the dangers of stress in the classroom and in an educator's personal life, and understand how this stress affects students. Learn how to assess what you need, check in with yourself throughout the day, and act on what you learn. Utilize reflection questions to help you think through which strategies worked -- and which didn't. Let go of the expectations of perfection while practicing these self-care techniques and teacher wellness ideas. Contents: Introduction Section I: Preparing for a Season of Sacrifice Week One: Music (Days 1-5) Week Two: Nutrition and Hydration (Days 6-10) Week Three: Sleep (Days 11-15) Week Four: Laughter (Days 16-20) Week Five: Technology (Days 21-25) Week Six: Altruism (Days 26-30) Week Seven: Wardrobe (Days 31-35) Week Eight: Time (Days 36-40) Week Nine: Mindfulness (Days 41-45) Section II: Dealing With Disillusionment Week Ten: Time (Days 46-50) Week Eleven: Relationships (Days 51-55) Week Twelve: Gratitude (Days 56-60) Week Thirteen: Saying No (Days 61-65) Week Fourteen: Inspiration (Days 66-70) Week Fifteen: Help (Days 71-75) Week Sixteen: Comfort (Days 76-80) Week Seventeen: Social Media (Days 81-85) Week Eighteen: Habits (Days 86-90) Section III: Finding Balance Week Nineteen: Creativity (Days 91-95) Week Twenty: Altruism (Days 96-100) Week Twenty-One: Indulgence (Days 101-105) Week Twenty-Two: Adventure (Days 106-110) Week Twenty-Three: Orderliness (Days 111-115) Week Twenty-Four: Obligations (Days 116-120) Week Twenty-Five: Play (Days 121-125) Week Twenty-Six: Email (Days 126-130) Week Twenty-Seven: Replay (Days 131-135) Section IV: Finishing Strong Week Twenty-Eight: Hobbies (Days 136-140) Week Twenty-Nine: Cognition (Days 141-145) Week Thirty: Transitions (Days 146-150) Week Thirty-One: Listening (Days 151-155) Week Thirty-Two: Journal (Days 156-160) Week Thirty-Three: Outdoors (Days 161-165) Week Thirty-Four: Morning Routine (Days 166-170) Week Thirty-Five: Active Rest (Days 171-175) Week Thirty-Six: Summer To-Do List (Days 176-180) Epilogue: Create Your Own Self-Care List Appendix: Final Reflection Index

Category : Self-Help
Editor : Ballantine Books
ISBN : 9781984817075
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 304
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This book is a gift! I’ve been practicing their strategies, and it’s a total game-changer.”—Brené Brown, PhD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dare to Lead This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men—and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life. Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What’s expected of women and what it’s really like to be a woman in today’s world are two very different things—and women exhaust themselves trying to close the gap between them. How can you “love your body” when every magazine cover has ten diet tips for becoming “your best self”? How do you “lean in” at work when you’re already operating at 110 percent and aren’t recognized for it? How can you live happily and healthily in a sexist world that is constantly telling you you’re too fat, too needy, too noisy, and too selfish? Sisters Emily Nagoski, PhD, and Amelia Nagoski, DMA, are here to help end the cycle of feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Instead of asking us to ignore the very real obstacles and societal pressures that stand between women and well-being, they explain with compassion and optimism what we’re up against—and show us how to fight back. In these pages you’ll learn • what you can do to complete the biological stress cycle—and return your body to a state of relaxation • how to manage the “monitor” in your brain that regulates the emotion of frustration • how the Bikini Industrial Complex makes it difficult for women to love their bodies—and how to defend yourself against it • why rest, human connection, and befriending your inner critic are keys to recovering and preventing burnout With the help of eye-opening science, prescriptive advice, and helpful worksheets and exercises, all women will find something transformative in these pages—and will be empowered to create positive change. Emily and Amelia aren’t here to preach the broad platitudes of expensive self-care or insist that we strive for the impossible goal of “having it all.” Instead, they tell us that we are enough, just as we are—and that wellness, true wellness, is within our reach. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKRIOT “Burnout is the gold standard of self-help books, delivering cutting-edge science with energy, empathy, and wit. The authors know exactly what’s going on inside your frazzled brain and body, and exactly what you can do to fix it. . . . Truly life-changing.”—Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of Calm the F*ck Down

Category : Education
Editor : Solution Tree
ISBN : 195463109X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 176
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Educator and teacher wellness is a personal journey. And like all journeys, there are starts, stops, and bumps in the road. The question becomes, how do we bring our best selves to our students and colleagues each day? Designed as a reflective journal and guidebook, Educator Wellness by Timothy D. Kanold and Tina H. Boogren will take you on a deep exploration where you will uncover profound answers that ring true for you. Rely on this book of ideas for self-care for educators and develop ongoing habits for wellness: Use this resource on your own or as a book study to guide staff through a reflective, goal-setting process. Observe the importance of self-care for teachers and other educators and how a commitment to daily self-care and well-being leads to a more fulfilling, successful life in and outside of the school setting. Review the four dimensions of educator self-care and wellness--(1) physical, (2) mental, (3) emotional, and (4) social--and 12 corresponding routines. Explore self-care activities for teachers and educators to sustain well-being in the face of workplace overload and potential burnout. Use the My Wellness Action journaling spaces designed to encourage thoughtful reflection to wellness and self-care plans for teachers and educators. Learn how to monitor your self-care progress and design an actionable wellness plan for next steps. View videos that highlight the authors' personal experiences with the four dimensions of educator or teacher well-being. Access the Educator Wellness--Rating, Reflecting, Planning, and Goal-Setting protocol. Contents: About the Authors Introduction Chapter 1: The Physical Wellness Dimension Chapter 2: The Mental Wellness Dimension Chapter 3: The Emotional Wellness Dimension Chapter 4: The Social Wellness Dimension