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The baby boomers survival handbook for the 21st century
Tucker, Samuel J.
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Publication Information:
Atlanta, Ga. : Atlanta Human Development Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
204 pages ; 24 cm
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"Essential strategies for mental, physical, financial, social and spiritual success."
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BF637.S8 T83 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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A number of studies reveal that up to 90% of health problems can be initially dealt with at home, bypassing the cost and inconvenience of a visit to the doctor. It is also true with other areas of your life, if you can develop effective coping strategies. The Baby Boomers Survival Handbook For The 21st Century provides a blue print for survival in the most important areas of ones life; mental, physical, financial, social and spiritual.

Author Notes

Dr. Samuel Tucker is a licensed clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to his many years of experience as a psychologist, Dr. Tucker has served as professor of psychology, Dean of Students, Dean of Faculty and as a college president. He has served as a consultant to many schools and organizations including the National Science Foundation, University of Michigan, Princeton University, Columbia University, University of Georgia, University of Florida, Atlanta University Center, Stanford Research Institute and many other schools and organizations.
Dr. Tucker's professional affiliations are numerous, including the American Psychological Association, Georgia Psychological Association, Phi Delta Kappa, and National Academy of Neuropsychology. He has published two books and more than 100 articles on mental health issues.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. x
Chapter 1 Your Personal Profile--Getting Reacquainted with Yourselfp. 1
Chapter 2 Taking Controlp. 8
Chapter 3 The Road to Success--Getting Startedp. 17
Chapter 4 The Wheel of Life--Goal Setting in Each Area of Lifep. 27
Chapter 5 Mental Action Strategies--Overview of Mental Developmentp. 36
Chapter 6 Developing a Success Psychology for the Twenty-First Centuryp. 45
Chapter 7 Interaction of Mind and Body--Coping with Stressp. 56
Chapter 8 Physical Action Strategiesp. 68
Chapter 9 Becoming Physically Fitp. 83
Chapter 10 Survival Strategies for Successful Physical Healthp. 97
Chapter 11 Taking Control of Your Financesp. 112
Chapter 12 Financial Action Strategies--Guide to Financial Independencep. 132
Chapter 13 Personality Characteristics of the Self-Made Millionairep. 148
Chapter 14 Social Action Strategies--The Baby Boomer as a Social Beingp. 156
Chapter 15 The Importance of Relationshipsp. 165
Chapter 16 Spiritual Action Strategiesp. 171
Chapter 17 Growing in Spirituality--Becoming a New Personp. 179
Chapter 18 Ethnic Minority Strategiesp. 191