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This innovative, groundbreaking program includes hundreds of scientific shortcuts--ranging from five seconds to five minutes--designed to improve all facets of life without wasting any time. "The ultimate one-stop source for effective health and longevity advice."--Deepak Chopra, M.D. 2 cassettes.
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It'll take you plenty more than five minutes to read this book. But luckily it's organized so that you can pick it up and set it down and pick it up when you have the chance. Plus, you'll keep coming across little things you can do that can make profound changes in your life. Quick exercises you can do anywhere. Quick decisions you can make to lower stress or become more alert. Quick coping strategies for difficult moments.From Publishers Weekly:
"All across America we're getting trapped," Bloomfield and Cooper announce sinisterly. "Trapped in a maze of well-intentioned but often unsuccessful 'self-help' programs. Hit from all sides by fragmented advice." Their book seeks to reverse that trend and rejuvenate us, urging readers to reinvent their lives (mental and physical) with regular, revolutionary attitude adjustments organized around the demands of our increasingly busy lives. Five minutes-or in some cases, five seconds-are all that's required, the authors insist, for losers, dabblers and dreamers who are mired off-track in various sorts of trouble to assess their problems and begin heading back to the main road. Chapters on energy management, dieting, exercise and "mental cross-training" share space in the book with others on "positive posture," the uses of optimism and "everyday spirituality." Sidebars and bitty text inserts (e.g., quotes from Goethe) jazz up conversationally high-speed advice throughout. Maybe frenetic self-improvement is the perfect idea right now for survival. Yet the theme, spun out here with a manic esprit, makes life sound like the hobby of an aerobic robot. 175,000 first printing; author tour; serial rights to McCall's, Men's Health and Self magazines.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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