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Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life provides solid principles and proven measures to promote optimal health and well-being using a holistic approach. Divided into three parts: Strengthening Your Inner Resources, Developing Health Lifestyle Practices, and Taking Charge of Challenges To The Mind, Body, and Spirit, this easy-to-read guide provides "how-to" information when dealing with a variety of health-related issues that include, but are not limited to, nutrition, exercise, herbal remedies, and homeopathic remedies. The Second Edition has been completely revised and includes current research on the effectiveness and safety of herbs and other complementary and alternative medicine therapies. The chapter on Menopause has been updated to reflect current thinking about the safe use of estrogen replacement, soy products, and other approaches to manage symptoms and new suggested readings and resources have been provided for further exploration into topics.
Table of Contents
|Strengthening Your Inner Resources||p. 1|
|Assessing Your Health Habits||p. 3|
|Healthful Nutrition||p. 19|
|Dietary Supplements||p. 53|
|Exercise: Mindfulness in Movement||p. 79|
|Immune Enhancement: Mind/Body Considerations||p. 91|
|Flowing with the Reality of Stress||p. 101|
|Developing Healthy Lifestyle Practices||p. 115|
|Growing Healthy Relationships||p. 117|
|Survival Skills for Families||p. 131|
|The Spiritual Connection||p. 153|
|Balancing Work and Life||p. 171|
|Creative Financial Health||p. 185|
|Environmental Effects on Health||p. 197|
|Promoting a Healing Environment||p. 213|
|The Power of Touch||p. 221|
|Taking Life Lightly: Humor, the Great Alternative||p. 237|
|Taking Charge of Challenges to the Body, Mind, and Spirit||p. 249|
|Understanding the Hidden Meaning of Symptoms||p. 251|
|Working in Partnership with Your Health Practitioner: Advocating for Yourself||p. 259|
|Menopause: Time of the Wise Woman||p. 275|
|Addiction: Diseases of Fear, Shame, and Guilt||p. 299|
|Symptoms and Chakras||p. 317|
|Safe Use of Complementary Therapies||p. 325|
|Herbal Remedies||p. 365|
|Aromatherapy: Common Scents||p. 391|
|Effective Use of Homeopathic Remedies||p. 411|
|Medication Wisdom||p. 421|
|Surviving Caregiving||p. 435|
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