Here at last is the ultimate manual for living a long, healthy and happy life. Two esteemed experts in the field of health and psychology shares a year's worth of wisdom to nourish your body, mind, and spirit. Featuring accessible and practical advice, organised by season and backed by the latest medical research, Change Your Life One Day at a Time also includes brain-training exercises, inspirational quotes, healthy recipes. Perfect for bringing into your daily routine, the cumulative power of these simple changes aims for overall holistic improvement and a longer life.
Dr. Ilona Boniwell is both an academic psychologist and a practitioner, specialising in Positive Psychology. Ilona founded the European Network for Positive Psychology and organised the first European Congress of Positive Psychology. She has also acted as a consultant to the BBC in their making of The Happiness Formula, and is co-founder of the Practical Psychology website, a social enterprise dedicated to the promotion of well-being and personal development. She is also a regular contributor to Psychologies Magazine and author of Positive Psychology in a Nutshell. Dr. Patricia MacNair, M.B. (Bachelor of Medicine), Ch.B. (Bachelor of Surgery), Dip Anaesthetics, M.A. qualified as a doctor at the University of Bristol Medical School in 1982. She now divides her time between working as a physician specialising in Medicine for the Elderly in Guildford, Surrey, and working as a medical journalist. Patricia has written a number of books including Bodyscope, a series about the human body for children, and The Cancer Tales Workbook, a book on cancer aimed at Health Professionals dealing with the disease. She writes extensively for the British Medical Journal and the BBC health website, and she presents and reports for health programmes on BBC radio. She also has a Master's degree in medical ethics and medical law.
CONTENTS Part 1: Spring Includes: - Get in Touch with Nature - Play to Your Strengths - Discover Aloe Vera - Look After Your Liver - Share Glad Tidings - Health Day: Tofu Pad Thai - Wonder at the World - Relax and Unwind: Golden Thread Breath - Dust Away those Mites - Practise Pilates - Train the Brain: Quick Conundrum - Discover the Power of Scent - Plant a Tree - Avoid Fad Diets - Eat Herbs for Health - Be Breast Aware - Cut Down on Sugar - Don't Linger at Work - Be Decisive - Discover Manuka Honey - Brush Up Your Skin - Grow Chilli Peppers Part 2: Summer Includes: - Let your Skin Breathe - Juice Day: Strawberry Star - Improve your Posture - Gargle with Oil - Try Rock Climbing - Have a Digital Detox - Limit your Options - Stretch: Downward-facing Dog - Make your Desk a Temple - Natural Cooling Toner - Have a Steam - Relax and Unwind: Cupped-Hand Calming - Make Breakfast Count - Go Earthing - Natural Banana Mask - Eat Together - Savour Seaweed - Keep a Food Journal - Enjoy the Sun - Have a Siesta - Observe Yourself - Become Emotionally Intelligent Part 3: Autumn Includes: - Speak your Mind - Go to the Theatre - Make your Bedroom a Cocoon - Don't Dwell - Bring Colour into your Home - Keep a Pet - Go for the Goji - Seek Responsibility at Work - Feed your Hair - Sharpen your Brain with Neurobics - Sparkle with Spinach - Expand your Vocabulary - Daily Inspiration: Goethe - Send Snail Mail - Improve your Spatial Skills - Maintain a Healthy Bank Balance - Go Green with Tea - Enjoy Sex - Get to a Gallery - Just Say No - Health Day: Kale and Ginger Stir-fry - Move More at Work Part 4: Winter Includes: - Enjoy the Moment - Juice Day: Iron Booster - Eco-friendly Bubble Bath - Come Dancing - Give a Hug - Clean Green - Enhance the Smell of Home - Don't Use a Calculator - Release your Emotions - Exfoliating Body Scrub - Sing Yourself Happy - Cut Out Caffeine - Drink a Peppermint Tonic - Take a Packed Lunch - Have a Social Media Fast - Discover the Secrets of Ginseng - Daily Inspiration: A.A. Milne - Stretch: Spinal Twist - Feed Your Nails - Eat Wholegrain - Think Critically - Print Photographs