Cover image for How to be well : the six keys to a happy and healthy life / Frank Lipman, MD with Amely Greeven.
Title:
How to be well : the six keys to a happy and healthy life / Frank Lipman, MD with Amely Greeven.
ISBN:
9781328904782
Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
Physical Description:
256 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Eat -- Sleep -- Move -- Protect -- Unwind -- Connect -- What to do when.
Abstract:
"From celebrity health guru and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Frank Lipman, the definitive guide to total wellness. In his best-selling book, The New Health Rules, Dr. Frank Lipman laid out a modern manifesto for living a healthy and fulfilling life. How to Be Well is the essential follow up: a hands-on manual to mastering the habits, routines, and tactics that will help readers improve their health and establish the pillars of lifelong vitality. In How to Be Well, Lipman has created The Good Medicine Mandala--a new map for a new era of medicine. The Good Medicine Mandala is illustrated by a circular system of six rings that contain simple steps to what really works to improve and strengthen resilience, functioning, and overall health. The Six Rings are: How to Eat: Mastering the very building blocks of life: food. How to Sleep: Restoring one of our most fundamental needs. How to Move: Helping the body move in the ways that nature intended. How to Protect: Mitigating and preventing the invisible assaults of everyday toxins. How to Unwind: Consciously switching off to allow for mental reprieve. How to Connect: Awakening and enhancing a sense of belonging and meaning. For anyone interested in health, wellness, and happiness, this gorgeously illustrated book is a must-have"-- Provided by publisher.

"From celebrity health guru, integrative medicine specialist, and NYT bestselling author of The New Health Rules Dr. Frank Lipman, a holistic manual for everything you need to know to "be well"--How to eat, exercise, sleep better, reduce stress and be happy"-- Provided by publisher.
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Summary

In How to Be Well, best-selling author and leading health expert Dr. Frank Lipman shares his formula for lifelong vitality--the Good Medicine Mandala. Illustrated by a circular system of six rings, the Good Medicine Mandala contains more than 100 simple steps to what really works to improve and strengthen your resilience, functioning, and overall health. In this invaluable book, you will learn how to:

EAT: master the very building blocks of life--food

SLEEP: reprioritize and restore one of your most fundamental needs

MOVE: ensure the body moves in all the ways that nature intended it to

PROTECT: mitigate and prevent the invisible assaults of everyday toxins

UNWIND: consciously switch off to allow for complete mental and physiological reprieve

CONNECT: awaken and enhance a sense of belonging and meaning

How to Be Well is a unique handbook with everyday habits and practices you can deploy to live your best, healthiest, and happiest life.


Author Notes

Frank Lipman, M.D., is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. He is a speaker on health and wellness. He is a regular contributor to Goop and The Huffington Post, and writes a daily blog for his own site, DrFrankLipman.com. He has written several books including The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness with Danielle Claro.

(Bowker Author Biography)