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Life by design : making wise choices in a mixed-up world
Kirschner, Rick.
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New York : McGraw-Hill, [1999]

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xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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BF611 .K57 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Step by step, choice by choice, this book shows you how to take charge of your life by making conscious choices that promote optimum physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Complete with personal stories, real-life examples, and revealing exercises. Book jacket.

Author Notes

Dr. Rick Kirschner and Dr. Rick Brinkman are naturopathic physicians, professional speakers, and trainers who perform over 150 programs a year all over the world. They are co-authors of the bestselling Dealing With People You Can't Stand, and numerous other bestselling and award-winning audio and video programs. Dr. Kirschner lives in Ashland, Oregon. Dr. Brinkman lives in West Linn, Oregon.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
Introduction: The Triangle of Choicep. 1
Part 1 Choosing Fulfillment
1. Making a Standp. 15
2. Standing Strongp. 25
3. Facing Forwardp. 37
4. Charting a Coursep. 49
5. Holding Your Focusp. 61
6. Lightening Your Loadp. 71
7. Getting Off the Fencep. 81
Part 2 Choices About Habits and Energy
8. Changing Your Habitsp. 91
9. Learning Your Lessonsp. 105
10. Energizing Your Energyp. 115
11. Increasing Your Powerp. 123
Part 3 Choices About Attitudes
12. Making Up Your Mindp. 135
13. Shattering Your Chainsp. 145
14. Neutralizing Negativityp. 153
15. Dealing with Adversityp. 165
16. Making Some Progressp. 173
17. Cultivating Healthy Attitudesp. 179
Part 4 Choices About Relationships
18. Connecting with Yourselfp. 185
19. Building Bridgesp. 197
20. Loving for Lifep. 209
Part 5 Choices About the World
21. Knowing the Worldp. 225
22. Owning the Worldp. 237
Bibliographyp. 243