The Health and Wellness Journal Workbook is a compilation of over 75 thought-provoking and soul-searching health and wellness exercises that can be used as a supplement in any health and wellness course. Each exercise provides some background information and then asks readers to reflect by responding to specific questions related to each theme. This workbook integrates all the dimensions of wellness-balancing emotional, social, and spiritual health for total well-being and self-responsibility.
Journal Summary Excerpts
Introduction to the Third Edition
Part I Achieving Wellness
Chapter 1 My Health Philosophy
Chapter 2 The Wellness Paradigm Revisited
Chapter 3 Twenty-Five Great Ways to Relax
Chapter 4 A Good Night’s Sleep
Chapter 5 Your Worldview of the World
Chapter 6 Emotional Well-Being
Chapter 7 Anger
Chapter 8 Fear This!
Chapter 9 Good Grief!
Chapter 10 All You Need Is Love
Chapter 11 Wired!
Chapter 12 In Search of the Proverbial Funny Bone
Chapter 13 Values Assessment and Clarification
Chapter 14 Bridging the Hemispheres of Thought
Chapter 15 Making Your Mark
Chapter 16 The Power of Suggestion
Chapter 17 Imagination and Creativity
Chapter 18 Cyber Addictions
Chapter 19 Boosting Your Self-Esteem
Chapter 20 Labels
Chapter 21 Mental Well-Being
Chapter 22 Defining Moments
Chapter 23 Walking in Balance
Chapter 24 Beautiful Mind
Chapter 25 Fifteen Minutes of Fame
Chapter 26 The Wellness Mandala
Part II Healthy Lifestyle
Chapter 27 Food, Glorious Food!
Chapter 28 Fast Food Nation
Chapter 29 My Body, My Physique
Chapter 30 Physical Exercise
Chapter 31 Opinions are Like Belly Buttons
Chapter 32 Frankenfoods
Chapter 33 Is Fat Really Where It’s At?
Chapter 34 The Serotonin Blues
Chapter 35 Sports Injuries…The Achilles Heal of Health
Chapter 36 Focus!
Part III Healthy Relationships
Chapter 37 Sexual Intimacy
Chapter 38 The Stork Has Arrived!
Chapter 39 What Did You Say?
Chapter 40 Taking a Stand on Birth Control
Chapter 41 Unwritten Letters
Chapter 42 The Male Enigma
Chapter 43 Friends in Need
Chapter 44 Six Degrees of Separation
Chapter 45 Reinventing Yourself (Again)
Part IV Preventing Disease
Chapter 46 My Health Profile
Chapter 47 Climbing the Family Tree
Chapter 48 Stress and Disease
Chapter 49 Boosting the Immune System
Chapter 50 When Your Biography Becomes Your Biology
Chapter 51 My Body’s Rhythms
Chapter 52 Health Oracles
Chapter 53 Energy: The Life Force
Chapter 54 I Have a Vision: The Art of Visualization
Chapter 55 Welcome to Sun City
Part V Unhealthy Choices
Chapter 56 Me? Peer Pressure?
Chapter 57 Tattoo You?
Chapter 58 Cheers!
Chapter 59 Do You Suffer from Affluenza?
Chapter 60 Freedom and Responsibility
Chapter 61 Are You Self-Medicating?
Chapter 62 I Have No Secrets!
Part VI Making Healthy Choices
Chapter 63 Exploring Alternative Medicine
Chapter 64 My Locus of Control
Chapter 65 Economic Meltdown
Chapter 66 Voting with Your Wallet
Chapter 67 Behaviors I’d Like to Change
Chapter 68 Health Care 101
Chapter 69 Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way!
Chapter 70 Healthy Pleasures
Part VII Spiritual Well-Being
Chapter 71 Conversations with God
Chapter 72 Muscles of the Soul
Chapter 73 Health of the Human Spirit
Chapter 74 That’s the Spirit!
Chapter 75 The Hero’s Journey: Exploring the Wisdom of Joseph Campbell
Chapter 76 Life Passages
Chapter 77 The Meaning of Life
Chapter 78 K-Pax Revisited
Chapter 79 My Inner Resources
Chapter 80 Things I Take for Granted
Chapter 81 The Secret of Life
Part VIII Overcoming Obstacles
Chapter 82 When I’m 64
Chapter 83 Your Last Will and Testament
Chapter 84 Is America A Violent Society
Chapter 85 Forty-Eight Hours Left to Live
Chapter 86 Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century
Chapter 87 Honoring Mother Earth
Chapter 88 Global Warming: The Climate’s A-Changing
Chapter 89 Environmental Hazards
Chapter 90 Water & Health
Chapter 91 Coping with Change
Part IX Reflections
Chapter 92 Reflections: A Journal Summary
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About the Author
Brian Luke Seaward, PhD-Paramount Wellness Institute
Dr. Seaward is a renowned and respected international expert in the fields of stress management, mind-body-spirit healing and health promotion. Over his career in academia he has served on the faculty of the University of Maryland, The American University, The University of Colorado and the University of Northern Colorado-Greeley, and The Graduate Institute in Bethany, CT. Currently, he is the Executive Director of the Paramount Wellness Institute in Boulder, CO. The wisdom of Brian Luke Seaward, a TEDX speaker, can be found quoted in PBS specials, college graduation speeches, medical seminars, boardroom meetings, church sermons, and keynote addresses all over the world. Dr. Seaward is the author of over 14 bestselling books many translated in several languages. He is respected nationally for his achievements in wellness program development for several Fortune 500 companies and is considered a popular speaker at many national and international conferences.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284126266
- ISBN-13: 9781284103618
- ISBN-13: 9781284101508