The Weight Escape: How to Stop Dieting and Start Living by Ann BaileyThe Weight Escape: How to Stop Dieting and Start Living by Ann Bailey

The Weight Escape: How to Stop Dieting and Start Living

byAnn Bailey, Joseph Ciarrochi, Russ Harris

Paperback | December 16, 2014

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Diet fads and fitness trends may offer the prospect of losing weight, but they rarely work out long-term. The Weight Escape offers something life-changingly different.

Using the mindfulness-based method called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dr. Russ Harris, author of the best-selling Happiness Trap; psychological practitioner Ann Bailey; and scientist Joseph Ciarrochi show you how to make the lasting changes you want. Focusing on the mental barriers that can keep us from setting and achieving our goals, they promote a holistic approach to well-being and weight loss—one that goes beyond meal plans and calorie counting to apply mindfulness to how you live as well as to what you eat. Through practical exercises and personal stories they show you how to:

•••Set goals and give direction to your life
•••Overcome destructive habits and exercise self-control
•••Deal with cravings and stressful situations
•••Develop self-acceptance

This book contains the tools you need not only to get the weight-loss results you want but to maintain a healthy weight—and a healthy sense of well-being—for the rest of your life.
ANN BAILEY, MA, is a senior clinical psychologist who has designed and implemented an award-winning government service. She is currently the psychological consultant for dieticians in South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Health, running workshops and coaching allied health staff on the principles of ACT for health and well-being. Ann ha...
Title:The Weight Escape: How to Stop Dieting and Start LivingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.99 × 6 × 0.65 inPublished:December 16, 2014Publisher:ShambhalaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161180227X

ISBN - 13:9781611802276

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Table of Contents

Introduction

PART ONE: BREAKING FREE
1. Identifying Your Goals and Values
2. Recovering Your Strength
3. Finding Your Tipping Point
4. Escaping the Cage
5. Harnessing the Power of Flexibility
6. Listening to Your Body

PART TWO: BUILDING A NEW LIFE
7. Developing the Mindfulness Habit
8. Making Hard Choices Easier
9. Finding Lasting Motivation
10. Satisfying Your True Hunger
11. Enhance Your Life
12. Finding Your Faith and Courage

The Seven-Week Weight Escape Boot Camp

Appendix: Nutrition Guidelines

Notes
Resources
Acknowledgements
Index