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Positive Psychology and Well-Being by Brown, F; LaJambe, C.Positive Psychology and Well-Being: Applications for Enhanced Living introduces readers to well-being from a positive psychology perspective, one of the original missions of psychology as a science, and encourages adopting proactive approaches to healthy living. It provides guidance for enhancing and maintaining life-long well-being. Topics range from strengthening our immune system through nutrition, exercise, and sleep to recognizing physical and psychological stressors resulting from unhealthy lifestyles, ineffective thinking, unaccommodated differences, and poor communication. This book describes the breadth of gender identities and ways to maintain long-term healthy friendships that include pair bonding, marriage, and alternative relationships. It addresses integrating work and leisure activities to enhance awareness of personal consciousness and social responsibility. It discusses developing an individual value system that makes life worthwhile, by finding connectedness to others and the universe. Sources of values include personal knowledge, cultural values, religion and spirituality, and scientific information. Designed to help students choose personalized constructive behaviors for total health maintenance based upon the best available information, Positive Psychology and Well-Being can be used in any college-level course that emphasizes a proactive, preventative approach to the study of psychology of adjustment and well-being.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Promoting Health: a Practical Guide by Scriven, A.Promoting Health is a seminal text that has been used in the training and education of health promoters over the last 25 years and has shaped health promotion practice in the UK. This 6th edition has undergone significant revision by a new author, Angela Scriven, a leading academic widely published in the health-promotion field, bringing it up to date with current practice. The text provides an accessible practical guide for all those involved in health promotion. Concerned with the what, why, who and how of health promotion, it is invaluable to students of the discipline. Fully updated to meet the needs of today's public health practitioners Case studies and exercises enable application of ideas Provides practice and guidance on report writing, running meetings and working with the media and influencing policy Discusses working with groups and networks, as well as individual clients User-friendly, interactive style New, contemporary format