The first practical guide to the physical benefits of positive emotions?from the national bestselling authors of How We Choose to Be Happy.
Happiness & Health unravels the mysteries of the mindbody connection as it presents clinical, scientific, and anecdotal evidence that proves that the adoption of a set of simple behaviors?known collectively as the ?model of health??can biochemically enhance health and well-being.
Validated by international studies, including those conducted at the Mayo Clinic, the ?model of health? as outlined in this book sets forth nine specific attitude- driven behaviors that anyone can integrate into their lives to achieve higher levels of both recovery from and prevention of illness:
Intention ? Accountability ? Identification ? Centrality ? Recasting ? Options ? Appreciation ? Giving ? Truth