The book that I'm currently reading is YOUNGER NEXT YEAR by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D. It gives very practical advice on how to become younger functionally and physically. It is how to put into place the habits that will lead to a long and healthy life, enjoying your retirement, your grandchildren, and your great grandchildren.
It also has practical advice about the work life too. Dr. Lodge writes: " It may seem exhausting to fit exercise into your crazy work schedule, but that's looking at it backwards. We are not tired at the end of the day because we get too much exercise. We are tired because we do not get enough exercise. We are mentally and emotionally drained from being sedentary. walking through the door exhausted each night is not living; it is merely surviving large stretches of the only life we're likely to have. Besides study after study shows that the productivity gains at work outweigh the time spent exercising, and that we function better at home--with more satisfaction and on less sleep--when we're fit. If you put any value at all on your quality of life, the time you spend exercising becomes a bargain.(If corporations bothered to loo at the science, being in great shape would be a job requirement!)"
The book is packed with easy to understand explanations of how our bodies and minds work and the connection between exercise and mental sharpness, our ability to have a stronger immune system (missing fewer days of work, boss), a more positive attitude, and generally a better life in every area, personal and professional. Each chapter is food for thought and action--with action being the key word. Without action nothing is possible.
Reviewed by Charles Anacker, New York Life Agent.
Edited by: CHANETC at: 3/14/2007 (20:45)
"If you are not busy being born, you are busy dying." --Bob Dylan
"Obstacles are those things we see when we take our eyes off our goals."
"If we don't like where we are, change it! We are not trees."
"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity."
-- Louis Pasteur, Chemist and Microbiologist
"Exercise vigorously & stop eating crap." www.concept2.com chanetc.vox.com/
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