10 Essentials of Highly Healthy People Hardcover – Jan 2003
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From the Back Cover
An Expert Makes Complex Medical Issues Understandable and Accessible
A must-have resource for pursuing wellness, coping with illness, and developing a plan to care for all the health needs of life
At no time in history has America been more health-conscious and more aware of the significant relationship between the health of the body and the wellness of the mind and soul. The media and the Internet provide an overwhelming amount of often-contradictory information from professionals and amateurs alike, causing confusion and frustration. Whose expertise and advice can be trusted?
Both personal belief and empirical research support Dr. Walt Larimores approach to caring for the whole personbody, mind, and spirit. He brings inspiring passion, trustworthy expertise, and joyful faith to the health care discussion.
10 Essentials of Highly Healthy People provides: Guidance on how to find accurate and reliable cutting-edge information about illnesses Guidance on how to locate reliable, scientific data about treatment options, risks, and benefits Guidance concerning the right questions to ask of health care practitioners Greater self-awareness regarding the intimate connection and interplay between physical, mental, relational, and spiritual health Guidance on how to recruit compassionate, emotional, and spiritual support and direction during an illness Specific tools to use in coping and/or healing A faith-enhanced biblical perspective on health and illness and how God can use either in his greater purpose
Features include: Easy-to-use index Resource index offering stable health websites, 800 numbers, addresses, and books on health Questions to ask a doctor to understand treatment options in times of illness
About the Author
Dr. Walt Larimore is one of America's best-known family physicians and is listed in the Guide to America's Top Family Doctors and the Best Doctors in America.He has been a family physician over 25 years, has written or cowritten over a dozen books, and hosted nationally-syndicated health features for radio and TV.He and his wife, Barb, have two grown children and live in Colorado Springs, Colorado.His website is DrWalt.com.
Top Customer Reviews
Spirituality features prominently in this book. But as is the case with the classic timeless book "The Power of Positive Thinking"by the late Dr Norman Vincent Peale, the faith language is crafted in a non-offensive manner.
Even a passionate atheist will be challenged in a kind way, to consider the benefits of faith and spirituality when it comes to balancing one's life, by being proactive in preventing disease, lightening one's load, avoiding loneliness, and nurturing hopes and dreams.
This book will find its place, not in the bookshelve of my private library, but in a more accessable and prominent spot on my desk.
I am looking forward to referencing it in my own writing and will , without hesitation, highly recommend it to both patients in my clinic and coleagues at work.
As the title suggests, the 10 essentials are indeed essential to optimal wellness.
Dr Larimore has successfully convinced me that the four wheels of health are to in perfect balance; he has also provided the reader with the specifics of how to achieve that balance.
This book will contribute to a healthier lifestyle and inner peace and fullfillment.
I was unable to put it down during a transcontinental flight!
It will captivate the attention of any sincere and open-minded reader
Most recent customer reviews
Dr. Larimore's straight forward, easy to read, and practical advice is great. It makes so much sense and his tone is so motivationg. I'd love to have this guy as my doctor!Published on March 11 2003 by Marilyn
Concise, amusing, helpful and entertaining look at how to improve your health by engaging all areas of your life: physical, emotional, and spiritual. Read morePublished on Feb. 24 2003 by BC