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Self-Care All-in-One For Dummies

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1. Edition June 2022
592 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-87505-5
John Wiley & Sons

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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.

Introduction 1

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

Index 549
Shamash Alidin a has been a mindfulness teacher since 1998 and is the author of Mindfulness For Dummies.

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.

The Experts at Dummies, Wiley