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(Solved) PERSONAL HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR THE BOOK CRITIQUE Choose a book from the Book Critique List (in the Assignments Module). Please answer the following...


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PERSONAL HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR THE BOOK CRITIQUE
Choose a book from the Book Critique List (in the Assignments Module).
Please answer the following questions and then complete the two to three pages in
paragraph form with narrative about how you felt about the book and how it may or may
not have impacted your life. LIMIT THIS CRITIQUE TO 3 PAGES
1. In whatever way you wish, list the major content areas of the book you chose. This list
does not need to follow the chapters or sections the author used, but rather how you felt
the content was significant to you.
2. List at least three things you particularly liked about the book and why.
3. List at least three things you did not like about the book and why.
4. Discuss how this book does or does not apply to your life. Complete the rest of the two
to three pages with your in depth opinion of the book. Make sure that I am convinced that
you read the entire book. **** Book Critique List
You will be required to submit a two-page typed book critique. You are required to
read one of the following books and critique it. Do not write a book report.
Guidelines will be provided.
1. Loving Each Other : The Challenge of Human Relationships / by Leo F. Buscaglia
In this exploration of loving and living, Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and
challenges of love relationships. He offers solid advice to all that are looking to improve
any loving relationship, revealing the key qualities that can help such a relationship
flourish: intimacy, honesty, happiness and forgiveness. (208 pp) 2. The Prophet / by Kahlil Gibran First published in 1923, this masterpiece of religious inspiration and timeless appeal
offers deep insight into every facet of existence: love, marriage, children, work, freedom,
pain, joy, sorrow, friendship, and time. In a distant, timeless place, a mysterious prophet
walks the sands. As he leaves his town, he imparts some of his knowledge to the local
people. (128 pp) 3. For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality / by Lonnie Barbach This unique, step-by-step program, developed by an acclaimed sex therapist and intimacy
expert, has led countless women to discover the wisdom of their own bodies. It answers
intimate questions that so many women have been afraid to ask -- clearing up the
misinformation and confusion that can interfere with experiencing healthy pleasure.
Gives simple, effective exercises to help you discover a new world of sexual fulfillment
for yourself. (256pp) 4. For Each Other: Sharing Sexual Intimacy / by Lonnie Barbach A famed psychologist/sex therapist/author gives women a complete program for dealing
with the complex aspects of a relationship--physical and psychological--that affect sexual
satisfaction. A complete program is offered for establishing more joyful and satisfying
intimacy with your partner, providing the tools you need to enliven your sexual
relationship. (305pp) 5. The Obsession: Reflections On the Tyranny of Slenderness / by Kim Chernin An important analysis of one of the most widespread and destructive obsessions of the
female sex: being thin.(199pp) 6. Making Peace with Food: Freeing Yourself From the Diet/Weight Obsession / by Susan Kano Offers a step-by-step guide for breaking free of obsessive behavior regarding food and
dieting through the use of cultural and psychological analysis. (272 pages) 7. Death: The Final Stage of Growth / Edited by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Dr. Kubler-Ross, the world-renowned psychiatrist whose pioneering work identified the
five stages of terminal illness, shows how we come to terms with the idea of death.
Drawing on our own and other cultures' views of death and dying, Elisabeth Kübler
offers a spectrum of viewpoints, including those of ministers, rabbis, doctors, nurses, and
sociologists, and the personal accounts of those near death and of their survivors. Once
we come to terms with death as a part of human development, the author shows, death
can provide us with a key to the meaning of human existence. (181pp) 8. On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families / by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
In On Death and Dying, Dr. Kubler-Ross first introduced and explored the now-famous
idea of the five stages of dealing with death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining,
depression, and acceptance. With simple interviews and conversations, she gives the
reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals
who serve the patient, and the patient's family, bringing hope, solace, and peace of mind
to all involved. (286pp) 9. Tuesdays with Morrie / by Mitch Albom (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Award-winning sportswriter Albom was a student at Brandeis University, some two
decades ago, of sociologist Morrie Schwartz. Here Albom recounts how, recently, as the
old man was dying, he renewed his warm relationship with his revered mentor. A
contemporary book about a man's mentor and the life changing events within your own
soul. (208pp) 10. The Five People You Meet in Heaven / by Mitch Albom An inspiring interpretation of the afterlife and necessary lessons to be taken from this
world to the next. Illuminates the mysteries of "meaningless" life, and reveals the
haunting secret behind the eternal question: "why am I here?"(198pp) 11. How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving / by David Richo
Richo uses the metaphor of the heroic journey to describe the process toward
psychological and spiritual maturity. First he discusses ``personal work'' and the three
challenges to adulthood: fear, anger, and guilt, as well as the self-esteem that comes from
meeting those challenges. Then he discusses relationships and the dual problem of
maintaining personal boundaries and establishing appropriate intimacy. Finally, he
discusses the techniques of integration: flexibility, befriending the shadow, using dreams,
and developing spirituality through openness to the self and unconditional love. This
guide contains useful quotations, summary reflections, and affirmations, as well as other
techniques that give concrete advice on the process of growth. (122pp) 12. The Art of Happiness : A Handbook for Living / by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler.
Through conversations, stories, and meditations, the Dalai Lama shows us how to defeat
day-to-day anxiety, insecurity, anger, and discouragement. Together with Dr. Cutler, he
explores many facets of everyday life, including relationships, loss, and the pursuit of
wealth, to illustrate how to ride through life's obstacles on a deep and abiding source of
inner peace. (322pp) 13. A Million Little Pieces / by James Frey Call number: 362.293 F893m 2004
This is the story of Frey's experiences with drug and alcohol abuse and his treatment
toward sobriety. The author's tale provides a realistic view of the life of an addict. It's full
of profanity and graphic depictions of violence and drug use. (400pp) 14. The Winner Within: A Life Plan for Team Players / by Pat Riley A life plan for team planners. Formula for success. It is a book about winning,
leadership, mastery, change and personal growth based on understanding and controlling
the shifting dynamics of a team–any team, corporation, small company, a family, a city or
a group of athletes. (271pp) 15. Think Like a Champion / by Mike Shanahan, with Adam Schefter Mike Shanahan believes that the game of life is won or lost before you take the field. You
can’t win any important game without a plan for how to win it; not live a successful life
or pursue a rewarding career without a clear outcome in mind and a detailed plan for how
to achieve your goals. (214pp) 16. Breaking Free From Compulsive Eating / by Geneen Roth
A proven author, her proven program for resolving the conflicts at the root of overeating. Using simple techniques developed in her highly successful seminars, she
offers reassuring, practical advice on: Learning to recognize the signals of physical
hunger, eating without distraction, knowing when to stop, kicking the scale-watching
habit, and withstanding social and family pressures. (216pp) 17. For One More Day / by Mitch Albom This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce, who is always forced to choose
between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own.
But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with his father - and she dies
while he is gone. This haunts him for years. It unravels his young family. It leads him to
depression and drunkenness. One night, he decides to take his life. But somewhere
between this world and the next, he encounters his mother again, in their hometown, and
gets to spend one last day with her - the day he missed and always wished he'd
had. (197pp) 18. The Last Lecture / by Randy Pausch, with Jeffrey Zaslow
"A lot of professors give talks titled 'The Last Lecture.' Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they
speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to
the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would
we want as our legacy?" (206 pp) 19. One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way / by Robert Maurer
"An expert on the art of success, Dr. Robert Maurer has helped countless people and businesses use kaizen to reach their objectives and maintain excellence. Distilling its
secrets, Dr. Maurer shows not only how and why kaizen works, but how to make it work
for you—how to position yourself for change and make your life more effective, whether
at home or in the office; how to address personal changes and career changes; how to
realize ambitions by sidestepping any impediments." (150 pp) 20. The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty / by Peter Singer A professor of bioethics at Princeton, his efforts to combat poverty have influenced so
many around the world. His latest text talks about the statistics: over a billion people
living in extreme poverty and nine million children dying each year from poverty-related causes that we could help. “How can I make a difference?” The problem is that we need
to focus on the individuals we can help. (206pp) 21. Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey From Homeless to Harvard / Liz Murray Liz Murray grew up with drug-addicted, HIV-infected parents and was
supporting them at age 10. Homeless at 15, she refused to let circumstances define her
and, although she didn't attend school until 8th grade, finished high school in two years
and graduated from Harvard. (334pp) 22. The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains / by Nicholas Carr Shifts the emphasis of our thought away from deep, attentive thought, contemplative
thought, and reflective thought and more and more toward a skimming and scanning type
of behavior. Our minds are constantly bombarded by information, but we're losing the
ability to slow down and think really deeply about one thing for a long period of
time. (276pp) 23. Happy: Simple Steps to Get the Most Out of Life / by Dr. Ian Smith
Dr. Ian Smith is the creator and founder of The 50 Million Pound Challenge, which was designed to help the growing epidemic of obesity in America. (232pp) 24. Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man / by Steve Harvey
“I have been labeled a relationship expert on a national morning show and in one
of the most well-read and respected women's magazines in the world (though I will maintain that I am merely an expert on the mind-set of men in terms of how we think and
why we do what we do).” (237pp) 25. Promise Me: How a Sister’s Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer / by Nancy G. Brinker
Inside the author’s efforts to build a global movement to cure cancer. (356pp) 26. The Dorm Room Diet: The 8-step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works / by Daphne Oz
For students heading off to college, social and emotional changes can trigger
overeating. Based on the idea that a diet is a long-term commitment, dieters learn how to
satisfy cravings and avoid eating on impulses. (225pp) 27. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks / by Rebecca Skloot
"Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor
black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one
of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning,
gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and
sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health
insurance." (369 pp) 28. Wonder Woman: Sex, Power and the Quest for Perfection / by Debora Spar Macmillan, 2013 (320 pp)
Fifty years after the Equal Rights Amendment, why are women still living in a
man’s world? 29. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban / by Malala Yousafzai (289 pp)
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out.
Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

 


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