|Publisher:||Little Brown & Co|
|Publish Date:||Jan 2013|
|Number of Pages:||281|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.55|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.0 x 8.5 x 0.75|
Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Andrew Weil graduated from Harvard University. He has taught at the University of Arizona in Tucson, specializing in alternative medicine, medical botany and mind/body interactions. He is the founder of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Services. Dr. Weil is the author of several books which includes the titles "The Natural Mind" (1972), "From Chocolate to Morphine" (with Winifred Rosen, 1983), "Natural Health, Natural Medicine" (1990), "Spontaneous Healing" (1995), and "Eating Well for Optimum Health: The Essential Guide to Food, Diet, and Nutrition" (2000).
|What Is Emotional Well-Being?||p. 15|
|An Epidemic of Depression||p. 25|
|The Need for a New Approach to Mental Health||p. 45|
|Integrating Eastern and Western Psychology||p. 61|
|Optimizing Emotional Well-Being by Caring for the Body||p. 73|
|Optimizing Emotional Well-Being by Retraining and Caring for the Mind||p. 127|
|Secular Spirituality and Emotional Well-Being||p. 167|
|Putting it all Together||p. 195|
|An 8-Week Program for Optimum Emotional Well-Being||p. 197|
|The Anti-Inflammatory Diet||p. 225|
|Suggested Reading, Resources, and Supplies||p. 231|
A paradigm-shifting guide to peak emotional wellness.
In SPONTANEOUS HAPPINESS, Dr. Andrew Weil redefines the notion of happiness and demonstrates the limitations of the biomedical model of mental health. He presents a vast, scientifically proven array of integrative treatment strategies for low mood and depression, drawing on techniques from Ayurveda, Buddhism, acupuncture, psychotherapy, mindfulness training, and much more. Dr. Weil offers advice on lifestyle, behavior, and dietary changes, and helps readers assess their own emotional well-being and build personalized step-by-step plans to manage their moods. Whether suffering from mild to moderate depression, or simply seeking greater contentment, readers can use Dr. Weil's science-based integrative approach to achieve their goals.
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