The self-care solution A year of becoming happier, healthier, and fitter--one month at a time

Jennifer Ashton, 1969-

Book - 2019

Dr. Jennifer Ashton is at the top of her field as an ob-gyn and news correspondent. But even at the top there's still room to improve, and with "The Self-Care Solution", she upends her life one month at a time, using her own experiences to help you improve your health and enhance your life. Dr. Ashton becomes both researcher and subject as she focuses on twelve separate challenges. Beginning with a new area of focus each month, she guides you through the struggles she faces, the b...enefits she experiences, and the science behind why each month's challenge--giving up alcohol, doing more push-ups, adopting an earlier bedtime, limiting technology--can lead to better health. Month by month, Dr. Ashton tackles a different area of wellness with the hope that the lessons she learns and the improved health she experiences will motivate her (and you) to make each change permanent. Throughout, she offers easy-to-comprehend health information about the particular challenge to help you understand its benefits and to stick with it. Whether it's adding cardio or learning how to meditate, Dr. Ashton makes these daily lifestyle choices and changes feel possible--and shows how beneficial a mindful lifestyle can be.

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New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers [2019]
First edition
Physical Description
275 pages ; 24 cm
Main Author
Jennifer Ashton, 1969- (author)
Other Authors
Sarah Toland (author)
  • January: dry month
  • February: push-ups and planks
  • March: meditation
  • April: cardio
  • May: less meat, more plants
  • June: hydration
  • July: more steps
  • August: mindful tech
  • September: less sugar
  • October: stretching
  • November: sleep
  • December: laughter
  • Epilogue: turning challenges into change.