Achieving and Living a Healthy Lifestyle in a World of Stress: 70 Lessons for Those Wanting Improved Health and Lower Health Care Costs

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AuthorHouse, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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.contains a wealth of excellent advice by one of the most talented and productive clinicians I have known. The layperson and professional will find much information in the book that will enrich and enhance life. C. Eugene Walker, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Oklahoma Medical School

In this practical book based on years of the author s clinical practice, I found valuable information that applies to a wide range of audiences such as myself, my family, associates, and friends. Pat Kissel, Ph.D., RN, Retired Dean, School of Nursing and Grant Writer, Office of Academic Affairs, Northwest Nazarene University

This book offers readers an opportunity to better care for themselves as they make choices leading to good health and longevity. Brian DeMars, M.A., Assistant Professor, Concepts of Wellness, Department of Physical Education, Fresno Pacific University

A great book a must read book from a most respected psychologist. Dr. Hedberg approaches one of this generation s biggest problems with real life solutions. Margie Munn, Alzheimer s Care Director, Avalon Health Care, Inc.

  

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Contents

The Healthy Lifestyle of a Health Care Professional
5
Finding Help Through Psychotherapy
11
CHAPTER
17
The Stress of Divorce has Health Implications
23
The Dark Shadow Cast by Those Handicapped
29
Psychology Looks at Health Care
37
How to Help Your Children Cope
48
The Importance of Good Communication
53
Distinctives of the Type A Personality
134
CHAPTER FIVE
141
The Buddy System for Losing Weight
148
Migraine Headaches Strike Again
157
What is it and What Can We Do About it?
168
Hearing Loss Contributes to Depression and Dementia
176
CHAPTER
185
The Long Journey ofAging
191

Preparing for a Smokeless Life
63
Loving Homes Healthier Children
77
Healthy Living Takes Time
84
Good Habits For Healthy Living
93
Combating Loneliness is Combating Illness
100
Turning the Table on Depression
109
Turning the Table on Burnout
115
Is There a Way Out?
125
Tempers Can Be Tempered
131
Retiring Seniors Take a Bow
198
Brain Health Relates to Our Body Health
205
Words of Wisdom for Care Providers
215
Teenage Volunteers in a Skilled Nursing Home
221
Making the Caretaking Experience Rewarding
229
CHAPTER EIGHT
235
Negotiating with Your Health Care Provider
244
Epigraph
253
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