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The Social Network Diet


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Introduction; A Catholic Looks at Jung's Psychology; The Problems of Holiness and Wholeness; Jungian Psychology and Catholicism in Our Nuclear Age; Jung and Catholic Theology; Jung and Catholicism: A Creative Tension; Collaborative Creativity; Cats and Catholicism: A Case History; The Treatment of Catholic Patients; On Being Catholic and Being Jungian; Archetypes in the gospel of St John; Jung's Dictum: Relate to What Is! Pastoral Perspectives of a Parish Priest; Hermes: A Guide to the Role of the Priest; Catholicism and Jungian Psychology; The Virus of Egocentricity; Jungian Psychology and the Jesus Prayer; Answer to Jung; A New Constellation of the Feminine; Jung and Catholicism; Psychotherapists and the Clergy: Fifty Years Later; The Religious-Psychological Journey of a Priest; Journey of the Heart.

About the Author

Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., is director of the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention and associate professor of nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. She is also the author of the international bestselling Strong Women book series and has been featured on major television and radio shows, including her own PBS special, "Strong Women Live Well in 2001," The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC Nightly News, CNN, Fresh Air, and the Discovery Channel. Jennifer Ackerman's most recent books are Ah-Choo! The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold and Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body. She is also the coauthor with Miriam Nelson of a book on women's health, Strong Women's Guide to Total Health (Rodale, 2010) and a contributor to The New York Times, National Geographic, Scientific American, and many other publications.


6 Tips to Lose Weight for Life From 'The Social Network Diet'Don't diet alone! Instead, slim down with support from your social network and these tips from the new book 'The Social Network Diet.' By Annie Hauser, Senior EditorEveryday Health"Being fat isn't your fault; staying fat is." That's the famous mantra of celebrity trainer Jackie Warner, and it's a great way to explain the message behind the new book, "The Social Network Diet." And though Warner's tough-love approach is not exactly the tone "The Social Network Diet" authors Miriam Nelson, PhD, and Jennifer Ackerman take, the message is basically the same. The reason why so many people are overweight, the authors say, is not because they're lazy or unmotivated, but because their environments --social, familial, economic -- make them fat and keep them that way.If your spouse has ever bought you ice cream to "reward" you after a week of hard workouts, if your friends and family have ever pressured you to eat or drink more, or if your job or commute is just too time-consuming to allow time for fitness, "The Social Network Diet" is for you. Throughout the tome, Nelson brings her expert, evidence-based counsel on how to create -- and stick to-- a weight-loss lifestyle."We feel strongly that it's hard for women to keep weight off once they've lost it," Nelson explains. "And the reason is simple: Once you've lost the weight, if you return to the identical social and physical environment, it will come back. Our message is all about how to change that environment to not only help women stick to their diets, but also to inspire changes in others."If you're ready to make a real difference in your life, read on for a few of Nelson's top tips for long-term weight loss.Know the facts. To take the first step toward weight loss, examine what it is about your life that caused you to gain weight in the first place. For example, in the book, Nelson cites the experiences of a woman living in Atlanta who only hadl

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