"Grounded in cutting edge research, the upbeat and practical style invites you to build on your strengths as you support your own best habits of sleep, food, mood, and exercise." - Dr. Kate F. Hays, Author of Move Your Body, Tone Your Mind.
"This book offers a fresh approach to living a flourishing life, and ought to be on the bookshelves of anyone who wants a smart, evidence-based workbook that will walk you through every part of your daily life and show you how to challenge and improve your habits." - Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP, Author of Creating Your Best Life
"Go ahead, dive into this book! Using the latest in scientific research, the authors give you actionable steps to attack your weaknesses from a point of strength. You will have fun and make changes by reading this book, and that's a rare joint result." - Senia Maymin, Editor-in-Chief, Positive Psychology News Daily
"SaS works because YOU get to be involved. The focus is on what you will do, not what you won't. Hallelujah! I promise just owning this book will make you feel better." - Amy Tardio, Huffington Post contributor
"Chock full of humor, stories, science, and just plain good sense, this book has a light touch and a weighty message. An astonishingly powerful book to help make real change as easy as it can get." - James Pawelski, PhD, Director of Education, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania
From the Back Cover
Marie-Josée Shaar and Kathryn Britton demonstrate that health, happiness, and productivity are mutually reinforcing.
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Smarts and Stamina is a highly practical workbook that will help you leverage your strengths to have lasting impact on your quality of life at work and play. The 50 sets of health-building activities are grounded on scientific research. By following the powerful, customizable step-by-step process, you can
* Feel in the prime of your life
* Learn how to change and change how you learn
* Choose good health habits and make them stick
Discover your own personal pathway to physical energy, mental focus, and emotional resilience. This book is not just an enjoyable process helping you become healthier; it is a true lifestyle game changer.
"This book has a light touch and a weighty message. Low on stamina for change? Use your smarts and team up with Marie-Josée Shaar and Kathryn Britton, who have written an astonishingly powerful book to help make real change as easy as it can get and still be real change." James O. Pawelski, Ph.D., Director of Education and Senior Scholar, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania