Self-Care All-in-One For Dummies
1. Edition June 2022
592 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Price: 37,90 €
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Take charge of your personal health and well-being with this trusted, all-in-one guide to self-care
There's an old saying that goes, "You can't pour from an empty cup." It means that you can't take care of others unless you take care of yourself. And it's never been truer than it is today.
In Self-Care All-in-One For Dummies, you'll master the fundamentals of making sure that your cup is always full, so you can give to others without draining your reserves of energy and health. From mindfulness to resilience, fitness, and clean eating, this comprehensive resource takes a holistic look at what it means to take care of yourself and offers you a how-to guide to healthy and fulfilling behaviors.
In this book, you'll find:
* Concrete strategies for incorporating self-care practices into your busy, everyday life
* Discussions of how to manage stress and maintain a mindful and calm demeanor and attitude in the face of modern challenges
* An emphasis on being kind and gentle with yourself, ensuring that you don't hold yourself to an impossible or unrealistic standard
We're all looking to improve our lives, lift our spirits, and increase our well-being. Self-Care All-in-One For Dummies proves that, while perfection may be out of reach for all of us, you can make meaningful progress toward happiness and fulfilment by taking small, manageable steps towards a calmer, more grounded you.
Book 1: Being Present through Mindfulness 5
CHAPTER 1: Discovering Mindfulness 7
CHAPTER 2: Enjoying the Benefits of Mindfulness 19
CHAPTER 3: Making Mindfulness a Daily Habit 33
CHAPTER 4: Humans Being Versus Humans Doing 47
CHAPTER 5: Using Mindfulness for Yourself 61
CHAPTER 6: Using Mindfulness in Your Daily Life 73
Book 2: Treating Yourself with Compassion 91
CHAPTER 1: Exploring Self-Compassion 93
CHAPTER 2: The Self-Compassion Road Ahead 109
CHAPTER 3: Common Humanity: Connection and Belonging 129
CHAPTER 4: Cultivating Your Innate Kindness 149
CHAPTER 5: Discovering Core Values: Your Inner Compass 159
Book 3: Facing Challenges with Resilience 173
CHAPTER 1: Embarking on the Journey to Resilience 175
CHAPTER 2: The Basis of Resilience: Harmony Versus Stress 187
CHAPTER 3: Developing Mental Toughness and Clarity 199
CHAPTER 4: Achieving Emotional Equilibrium 211
CHAPTER 5: Improving Your Relationship with Yourself 221
Book 4: Feeling Better with a Bit of Fitness 241
CHAPTER 1: Cardio Crash Course: Getting the Right Intensity 243
CHAPTER 2: Exercising Outdoors 255
CHAPTER 3: Strengthening and Lengthening Your Muscles 269
CHAPTER 4: All about Yoga 289
CHAPTER 5: Choosing an Exercise Class or Virtual Workout 303
Book 5: Providing Your Body with Top-Notch Nutrition 315
CHAPTER 1: Eating Clean for a Healthier Body, Mind, and Soul 317
CHAPTER 2: Applying Eating Clean Principles to Daily Living 331
CHAPTER 3: Nutrition Basics: You Really Are What You Eat 345
CHAPTER 4: Eat More, Eat Often 375
Book 6: Scaling Back the Stress in Your Life 387
CHAPTER 1: Getting a Handle on the Causes and Effects of Stress 389
CHAPTER 2: Relaxing Your Body 403
CHAPTER 3: Finding More Time 425
CHAPTER 4: Stress-Reducing Organizational Skills 447
CHAPTER 5: De-Stressing at Work 467
Book 7: Reining In Online Activities 485
CHAPTER 1: Defining and Overcoming Internet Addiction in a Nutshell 487
CHAPTER 2: Discovering What Makes the Internet and Smartphones So Addictive 499
CHAPTER 3: Examining the Addictive Nature of Social Media 511
CHAPTER 4: The Endless Stream: Binge Watching TV and Online Entertainment 523
CHAPTER 5: Adopting Self-Help Strategies 533
Dr. Steve Hickman is a clinical psychologist and the author Self-Compassion For Dummies.
Dr. Eva Selhubs a resiliency expert, consultant, speaker, and author of Resilience For Dummies.
Suzanne Schlosberg is a writer known for her lighthearted take on health topics.
Liz Neporent is a journalist, author, and career wellness professional. The two authored Fitness For Dummies.
Dr. Jonathan Wright is known for his books and medical articles, while
Linda Larsen has written 24 books. The duo authored Eating Clean For Dummies.
Allen Elkin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the author of Stress Management For Dummies.
David N. Greenfield, PhD, MS, is the founder and clinical director of The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction. He wrote Overcoming Internet Addiction For Dummies.