Active Wellness: Feel Good for Life

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Penguin, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 251 pages
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Enlightened by the author's own story of recovery from cancer, here is a unique lifestyle philosophy and a practical guide to feeling your best for a lifetime.

Active Wellness encompasses every facet of choosing- and, more important, staying with-a healthy lifestyle. From mental preparation to changing old habits; from creating personal eating and fitness plans to recognizing and managing stress; from dealing with the threat of self-sabotage to celebrating the thrill of success, this is a unique, full-spectrum program that has been proven effective, showing that healthy living is easy when it is satisfying to your body, mind, and spirit.

A comprehensive health plan with a strong weight-management component, the Active Wellness program has been adopted by tens of thousands of individuals, groups, and corporations across the country. Now in this revised, updated, and completely repackaged paperback edition, Active Wellness confirms Gayle Reichler as "America's Wellness Coach."
 

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Contents

Introduction and My Story
Mentally Preparing Yourself for the We11ness Journey
1
Forming New Healthy Habits and Conquering Triggers That Sabotage Your Success
19
Getting Started with Your Personal Eating Plan Rethinking Food Fat and Calories
47
Putting Your Eating Plan into Practice Anywhere
97
Your Personal Physical Fitness Plan
133
Ways to Manage Stress
171
Maintaining Active Wellness for a Lifetime
205
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Gayle Reichler, founder and president of Active Wellness, Inc., has worked with major corporations and organizations including GM, Sony, Canyon Ranch Spa, and American Express. As nutrition consultant to Avon Products, Inc., Reichler is well known to the six million recipients of their wellness catalogues. She has appeared on television shows such as The View and CBS News; is a contributing writer to Women's Day magazine; and has been featured in national newspapers and magazines, including The Wall Street Journal, Redbook, and Glamour.

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