Thin from Within

Author: Joseph J. Luciani
Publisher:
ISBN: 0814436781
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Food preferences

Tired of your weight swinging up and down? Do you find it difficult to stick to a diet? You’re not alone. Every day, millions of people battle temptation as they try to drop unwanted pounds. For those who succeed, a whopping 80 percent quickly pack the weight back on. Thin from Withindelves into the root causes and reveals that diets alone—whether counting calories or controlling carbs—don’t work. Why? Because lasting results have less to do with what you eat, and everything to do with why you eat it. To lose weight and keep it off, you’ve got to retrain your brain. Renowned psychologist Joseph J. Luciani explores the emotional triggers and ingrained habits driving overindulgence—and shares simple self-coaching techniques proven to control cravings and break the cycle of self-sabotage. Once mastered, these strategies turn healthy eating into an effortless process. Combining insight and inspiration with powerful cognitive tools, this remarkable guide enables you to: Embrace change • Strengthen your self-discipline • Resist the lure of comfort foods • Free yourself from destructive thinking • Replace even the most stubborn bad habits with positive ones • Develop resilience and confidence • Learn from setbacks • Fight food addictions • And more It’s up to you. You can try yet another fad diet and fail—or read Thin from Withinand finally find your permanent weight loss solution.

The No S Diet

Author: Reinhard Engels
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440637735
Release Date: 2008-03-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

No Snacks. No Sweets. No Seconds.* *Except on days that start with S (Saturdays, Sundays, and Special days). Developed by a problem-solving software engineer who was tired of diets that are too hard to stick with, The No-S Diet has attracted a passionate following online thanks to its elegant simplicity-and its results. Unlike fad diets based on gimmicks that lead to short-term weight-loss followed by backsliding and failure, The No-S Diet is a maintainable life plan that reminds us of the commonsense, conscious way we all know we should be eating. The book offers readers the tips, tricks, techniques and testimonials they'll need to stick with No-S for life

AARP Self Coaching

Author: Joseph J. Luciani
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118374344
Release Date: 2012-04-17
Genre: Self-Help

AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. The simple, untold truth about anxiety and depression is that they are habits of insecurity—and, like all habits, they can be broken. In this new edition of the highly successful Self-Coaching, Dr. Joseph Luciani shows you how to change your way of thinking and develop a healthy, adaptive way of living through his proven Self-Talk strategy for coaching yourself back to health. Drawing on cognitive behavioral therapy techniques that are proven effective, this category bestseller provides simple exercises to help people overcome the negative thought patterns that lead to anxiety and depression. The fact is, these disorders can be conquered. As Self-Coaching demonstrates, anxiety and depression aren't mysterious or dark maladies; they're simply destructive habits of insecurity. Dr. Luciani shows how habits are learned and how habits can be broken. The new edition has been revised to offer more detailed guidance on using the author's unique Self-Talk strategy with more action steps, more practical solutions, and new methods for dealing with anxiety and depression.

Gabriel Method

Author: Jon Gabriel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780731814671
Release Date: 2009-11-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

Jon Gabriel lost over 100 kilos without dieting or surgery and amazingly his body shows almost no sign of ever having been morbidly obese. His totally unique and groundbreaking approach to losing weight is backed by solid, cutting edge obesity research from over four years of full-time investigation of the roles of biochemistry, neurobiology, quantum physics and human consciousness in weight-loss. The result is a method that defies "common sense wisdom" and yet achieves dramatic lasting benefits. Celebrity obesity survivors like Muhammad Ali's daughter Khaliah and Robin Moran, star of The Discovery Channel's show Super Obese, are strong advocates of Jon's Weightloss approach, which has also been featured on A Current Affairand Today/Tonightin Australia as well as on numerous radio shows and newspaper articles internationally. In addition to telling Jon's own story of his amazing transformation, the book reveals why diets don't work and explains a truly unique and revolutionary diet-free way to lose weight. It's based on the fact that your body has an internal logic that determines how fat or thin you will be at any given time. The way to lose weight is not to struggle or to force yourself to lose weight but to understand this internal logic and work with it so that your body wants to be thinner. When your body wants to be thinner, weightloss is inevitable and becomes automatic and effortless. You simply crave less food, you crave healthier foods, your metabolism speeds up and you become very efficient at burning fat, just like a naturally thin person. And that's the real transformation - to transform yourself into a naturally thin person, so that you can eat whatever you want whenever you want and still be thin, fit and vibrantly healthy.

The Thin Woman

Author: Dorothy Cannell
Publisher: Crimeline
ISBN: 9780553291957
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Fiction

Reluctant to show up at her family reunion carrying so many extra pounds, unmarried, overweight Ellie Simons hires Bentley T. Haskell to pose as her fiance, thus beginning a weekend of romance, jealousy, and murder. Reprint.

Psychology of Physical Activity

Author: Stuart J. H. Biddle
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136339554
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Medical

The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern for scientists, health professionals and policy-makers alike. Psychology of Physical Activity is a comprehensive and in-depth introduction to the fundamentals of exercise psychology, from theories of motivation and adherence to the design of successful interventions for increasing participation. Now in a fully revised, updated and expanded third edition, Psychology of Physical Activity is still the only textbook to offer a full survey of the evidence-base for theory and practice in exercise psychology, and the only textbook that explains how to interpret the quality of the research evidence. With international cases, examples and data included throughout, the book also provides a thoroughly detailed examination of the relationship between physical activity and mental health. A full companion website offers useful features to help students and lecturers get the most out of the book during their course, including multiple-choice revision questions, PowerPoint slides and a test bank of additional learning activities. Psychology of Physical Activity is the most authoritative, engaging and up-to-date introduction to exercise psychology currently available. It is essential reading for all students working in exercise and health sciences.

Bright Line Eating

Author: Susan Peirce Thompson
Publisher: Hay House
ISBN: 1401952534
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre: Health & Fitness

Over 99% of people who try to lose weight don't succeed. They don't get slender and they don't stay slender long term. Only 1% of people will get down to their ideal weight on traditional diets. Noticing the huge failure of dieting, Susan Peirce Thompson PhD realised that we are not dealing with a weight problem, but with a weight mystery. And she has found a groundbreaking method to solve that mystery. This book shares:� How the brain blocks weight loss� Overpowering cravings� The susceptibility scale� The weight-loss food plan� What about exercise? � Getting to goal weightSusan has already helped thousands of people in her Bright Line Eating Boot Camps to lose their excess weight and become happy, thin and free, and she shares her knowledge with you in this book.

Visualization for Weight Loss

Author: Jon Gabriel
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401947699
Release Date: 2015-01-06
Genre: Health & Fitness

Join best-selling author and international weight loss expert, Jon Gabriel, as he teaches you the visualization technique he used to shed 220 pounds without restrictive dieting or deprivation. Examining the importance of visualizing, Jon takes you through the latest research on the power of the mind in order to show why this technique is so effective for weight loss. With just a few minutes of visualization every day, you’ll learn how to:Break free from negative beliefs and patterns around foodReduce hunger and increase your metabolismOvercome the stresses and emotional issues that can lead to weight gainRediscover the joy of movementCreate healthy habits for life Eliminate junk food cravings and addictionsImprove your sleep and increase your energy All of which lead to natural, enjoyable, and sustainable weight loss. Jon also teaches you how to create your own visualizations that apply to your unique life. And then he walks you through a 16-week transformational program that includes both visualizations and nutritional guidance. The big challenge, Jon discovered, is not finding the perfect diet or exercise routine; instead, it’s convincing your brain that it’s safe to let go of excess weight, which you can do with visualization. When that happens, it’s as if your body actually wants to be thin. And as Jon says, “There is nothing easier and more natural than losing weight when your body wants to be thin.”

Unlimited Power

Author: Tony Robbins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781471105654
Release Date: 2012-12-11
Genre: Self-Help

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND COACH TO MILLIONS BRINGS A TRANSFORMATIVE GUIDE TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS. 'Tony's power is superhuman . . . He is a catalyst for getting people to change' Oprah Winfrey 'He has a great gift. He has the gift to inspire' Bill Clinton, former President of the United States 'Tony Robbins' coaching has made a remarkable difference in my life both on and off the court. He's helped me to discover what I'm really made of, and I've taken my tennis game - and my life - to a whole new level!' Serena Williams, 22-time Grand Slam tennis champion and Olympic gold medalist 'No matter who you are, no matter how successful, no matter how happy, Tony has something to offer you' Hugh Jackman, Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor and producer If you have ever dreamed of a better life, Unlimited Power will show you how to achieve the extraordinary quality of life you desire and deserve, and how to master your personal and professional life. Tony Robbins has proven to millions through his books, tapes and seminars that by harnessing the power of your mind you can do, have, achieve and create anything you want for your life. He has shown heads of state, royalty, Olympic and professional athletes and film stars how to achieve. Unlimited Power is a revolutionary fitness book for the mind. It will show you, step by step, how to perform at your peak while gaining emotional and financial freedom, attaining leadership and self-confidence and winning the co-operation of others.

Living with Fear

Author: Isaac Meyer Marks
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0077109821
Release Date: 2005-02-01
Genre: Anxiety

Living with Fear is a self-help book that gives practical advice to people who are suffering from phobias, panic, obsessions, rituals or traumatic distress. In the new edition, the author has updated the book to include new phobias e.g. fear of Aids contamination as well as the latest treatments. References, examples and case studies will be updated throughout the book. The case examples in the current edition are drawn from many parts of the world. *Consistent best seller in the UK - current edition has sold over 50,000 copies *Author is internationally renown *In a randomised controlled trial, sufferers who used Living With Fear improved as much as sufferers guided by a psychiatrist *Case studies and examples are taken from round the world

The Power of Self Coaching

Author: Joseph J. Luciani
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470893517
Release Date: 2010-05-27
Genre: Self-Help

An easy program for freeing yourself from your mental and emotional traps-and leading the life you want and deserve "This empowering book will teach, inspire, and coach you to break the habits of insecurity that prevent you from realizing your spontaneous inner potential for genuine happiness." -John Gray, Ph.D., author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus "There is nothing more empowering than accepting responsibility. Taking responsibility is not about assuming fault; it is about re-taking the helm and control of your journey in life. This book will help you navigate through the difficulties of personality and behavioral change to more emotional peace." -Dr. Laura Schlessinger, author of The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands Nobody is born insecure, angry, bored, or depressed. The fact is, happiness is our natural state and, as psychologist Dr. Joseph J. Luciani explains in this warm, witty, and empowering guide, chronic unhappiness is just a bad habit-a habit that can be broken. It's much easier than you think! Based on Dr. Luciani's twenty-five years of experience helping patients unlearn reflexive, destructive thinking, The Power of Self-Coaching arms you with all the tools you need to free yourself from your mental and emotional traps. As you work through the many self-quizzes, training and coaching exercises, and Power Drills, you'll see yourself anew and feel yourself growing lighter, more spontaneous, and ready to take charge of your life. A proven five-step program for reconnecting with the innate capacity for happiness, The Power of Self-Coaching gives you what you need to: * Identify learned patterns of thought and feelings that are making you unhappy * Use Dr. Luciani's celebrated Self-Talk techniques to develop new, healthy ways of thinking and feeling * Eliminate boredom, hopelessness, chronic fatigue, and emotional numbness from your life * Tap your full creative, intellectual, and emotional potential and live the rich, rewarding life you want and deserve

The Medicalization of Society

Author: Peter Conrad
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801892341
Release Date: 2008-04-01
Genre: Social Science

This thought-provoking study offers valuable insight into not only how medicalization got to this point but how it may continue to evolve.

The Spirit Level

Author: Richard Wilkinson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608191702
Release Date: 2010-04-23
Genre: Social Science

This groundbreaking book, based on thirty years' research, demonstrates that more unequal societies are bad for almost everyone within them-the well-off and the poor. The remarkable data the book lays out and the measures it uses are like a spirit level which we can hold up to compare different societies. The differences revealed, even between rich market democracies, are striking. Almost every modern social and environmental problem-ill health, lack of community life, violence, drugs, obesity, mental illness, long working hours, big prison populations-is more likely to occur in a less equal society. The book goes to the heart of the apparent contrast between material success and social failure in many modern national societies. The Spirit Level does not simply provide a diagnosis of our ills, but provides invaluable instruction in shifting the balance from self-interested consumerism to a friendlier, more collaborative society. It shows a way out of the social and environmental problems which beset us, and opens up a major new approach to improving the real quality of life, not just for the poor but for everyone. It is, in its conclusion, an optimistic book, which should revitalize politics and provide a new way of thinking about how we organize human communities.