Since 1949, May has marked the observance of Mental Health Month. Each year there is a different theme under the overarching idea of self-care and the importance of mental health in gauging overall wellness.The 2018 theme is “Fitness #4Mind4Body.” Take a listen to these audiobooks about making mental and bodily health goals simultaneously, and prepare to be inspired.
Over the past three decades, Deepak Chopra, M.D., and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., have revolutionized medicine and the understanding of our minds and bodiesâ€”Chopra, the leading expert in the field of integrative medicine, and Tanzi, the pioneering neuroscientist and discoverer of genes that cause Alzheimer’s disease. These New York Timesâ€’bestselling authors now present a groundbreaking, landmark work on the supreme importance of our immune system to our lifelong health. THE HEALING SELF
Letting your mind wander as you take a long walk, a slow jog, or a brisk run can give you a powerful, uplifting feeling. Some call it a runnerâ€™s high; some attribute it to endorphins. In this interactive workbook, psychotherapist William Pullen teaches you to channel that exhilarating energy and use it to make positive change in your life.RUNNING WITH MINDFULNESS
In 2014, James Hamblin launched a series of videos for The Atlantic called “If Our Bodies Could Talk.” With it, the doctor-turned-journalist established himself as a seriously entertaining authority in the field of health. Now, in illuminating and genuinely funny prose, Hamblin explores the human stories behind health questions that never seem to go awayâ€”and which tend to be mischaracterized and oversimplified by marketing and news media. He covers sleep, aging, diet, and much more.IF OUR BODIES COULD TALK
One of the foremost experts on eating addiction, Tennie McCarty uses her own inspiring story, as well as the treatment from her famous retreat center, Shades of Hope, to help readers break the endless cycle of diets. This is not a guide to losing weight. There are millions of people who bounce from one diet to another without understanding why, because they never look beyond their plates. McCarty believes that food addiction is a physical and mental problem with a spiritual solution.SHADES OF HOPE
Everyone eats, and food touches every aspect of our livesâ€”social and cultural, personal and political. Yet most biographers pay little attention to peopleâ€™s attitudes toward food, as if the great and notable never bothered to think about what was on the plate in front of them. Asking how someone relates to food leads to a world of provocative insights. Food stories can be as intimate and revealing as stories of love, work, or coming-of-age.WHAT SHE ATE