• Crave: Why you Binge Eat and How to Stop

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    Cynthia Bulik, director of the UNC Eating Disorders Progamme, is a foremost authority on binge eating(BED). BED can affect anyone, and can be caused by brain chemistry, genetic predisposition, psychology, and cultural pressures–but none of those triggers make giving in to food cravings inevitable. Crave helps readers understand why they crave specific foods, recognize their individual triggers, and modify their responses to those triggers. Binge eating disorder is highly treatable; 70% to 80% of patients at the UNC Eating Disorders Program triumph over their binge eating by using techniques to “curb the crave”. Through the stories of some of these patients–men and women, young and old–and with the guidance of Bulik, readers will develop a variety of strategies to use in conquering their cravings and establishing healthy eating habits.

  • Healthy Eating & Active Living

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    Food and activity advice for adults aged 19 to 64 years.

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  • Hold Me Tight

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    Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

    The message of Hold Me Tight is simple: Forget about learning how to argue better, analyzing your early childhood, making grand romantic gestures, or experimenting with new sexual positions. Instead, get to the emotional underpinnings of your relationship by recognizing that you are emotionally attached to and dependent on your partner in much the same way that a child is on a parent for nurturing, soothing, and protection. Dr. Johnson teaches that the way to enhance or save a relationship is to be open, attuned, and responsive to each other and to reestablish emotional connection.

  • If not dieting, then what?

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    This straightforward, no-nonsense guide to weight management addresses the evidence that weight-loss treatments may worsen rather than improve long-term physical and psychological health. The solution of an attitude change that calls for a more positive view of food that is not characterized by the “no pain, no gain” ethos is presented. How to minimize fat intake without sacrificing food enjoyment is also explained.

  • Lose Weight for Life: Ditch Dieting & Lighten Up

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    If you’re sick of going round in circles and want to make some changes to your health and wellness that stick with you, Lose Weight for Life is the book for you!

    • Sort out the facts from the fiction when it comes to nutrition
    • Build healthy eating habits and behaviours
    • Break the cycle of emotional eating
    • Plan, cook and eat healthy meals
    • Get you results that LAST

    Weight loss doesn’t have to be about dieting and self-denial. In Lose Weight For Life I will help you change the way you think about food so you can eat right, feel great and lead a balanced life. This is a fresh approach to weight loss that lasts, now is the time to take weight off your body and your mind for a healthier, happier you.

  • Overcoming Problem Drinking

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    Self-help book aimed specifically at problem drinking uses an approach based on real clinical practice, first to recognize alcohol misuse and then, using proven Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques, to show the drinker how to turn the tables and regain control of alcohol consumption. For anyone who feels alcohol is beginning to rule their lives, this is an indispensable guide, combining the expertise of psychologists and those working in the medical profession. It also shows how to enlist the help of friends and family.

  • Sex, drugs, gambling & chocolate

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    A workbook for overcoming addictions

    There is an alternative to 12-step! You can reduce almost any type of addictive behavior — from drinking to sex, eating, and the Internet — with this practical and effective workbook. Treats addictive behaviors in general, not one at a time — because if you’re prone to addictions, you’ve probably got more than one. Addictive behavior can result from the use of almost any substance, or involvement in almost any activity. The harm that results from the addictive behavior, and the individual's difficulty in controlling it, is what matters. Supported by scientific research, Dr. Horvath approaches addiction as a bad habit, not a disease. He emphasizes taking responsibility, without requiring an allegiance to a “higher power,” and teaches general principles of addictive behavior change, so readers can apply them as often as they need. Horvath teaches the consequences (and even possible benefits) of addictive behavior, alternative coping methods, choice, understanding and dealing with urges, building a new lifestyle, preventing relapse. Includes dozens of exercises, self-study questions, guidelines for individual change plans.

  • The 5 Love Languages

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    The Secret to Love that Lasts

    Health Professional Reviewer: Sheryl Shipley, Psychologist.

    • The book is easy to read and well set out. It flows well from chapter to chapter.
    • The overview of the 5 love language is easy to follow and makes intuitive sense.
    • However, some of the examples come across as sexist and the lengths needed to ‘succeed’ verging on psychologically abusive in good 1950’s style. Whether this in intentional or because it has a religious grounding I’m unsure.

    I would suggest reading this book with the idea of learning something about yourself and your partner. Approach this book as an overview rather than a lesson in how to do it well.

  • The Quit Book: Beating the Smoking Addiction

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    The Quit Book can help you quit. It contains the best advice we know on how to quit smoking – in 5 simple steps

    Developed by The Quitline in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, The Health Promotion Agency, and The Cancer Society.

    Download here: https://www.healthed.govt.nz/system/files/resource-files/HE10106-Quitbook-Web.pdf

  • The Relationship Cure

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    A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships

    * Reveals the key elements of healthy relationships, emphasizing the importance of what he calls “emotional connection”
    * Introduces the powerful new concept of the emotional “bid,” the fundamental unit of emotional connection
    * Provides remarkably empowering tools for improving the way you bid for emotional connection and how you respond to others’ bids

  • The Smokefree Formula

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    The SmokeFree Formula reveals the TRUTH about stopping smoking from leading expert Professor Robert West. A revolutionary Way to Stop Smoking Now

    This book shows, for the first time, how you can create your personal SmokeFree Formula so that you are free from cigarettes for good.

    Professor Robert West is a world authority on smoking and addiction and has been helping smokers stop for more than 30 years. He is an advisor to the Department of Health and helped set up the NHS Stop Smoking Services. The book was written with Chris Smyth, Health Correspondent at The Times, and Jamie West.

    The SmokeFree Formula is the ultimate guide to stopping smoking once and for all.

  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

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    Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from the book’s range of nursing advice, stories, and information—from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. With all-new photos and illustrations, this ultimate support bible offers.