From the Back Cover
Less stress. More joy. Let's face it: the world is not going to get any less stressful. From the daily stressors of work, family, and personal commitments to the national and global issues we worry about, our lives are chock-full of things that take a toll on our mental health. Luckily, just as we can improve our physical health through exercise and healthy eating, we can improve our mental health with regular habits and practices. The mind is the source of all our thoughts, words, and actions. When we focus on mental self-care, we can develop the mental toughness and resilience we need to get through difficult times and achieve success in every area of our lives. In this practical book, bestselling author and neuroscientist Dr. Caroline Leaf reveals 101 simple and scientific ways to reduce stress in order to boost your mind, mood, and mental health. With these straightforward strategies for mental self-care, you can change the way you think--and change your life. Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist whose passion is to help people see the power of the mind to change the brain and find their purpose in life. She is the author of Switch On Your Brain , Think and Eat Yourself Smart , The Perfect You , and Think, Learn, Succeed , among many other books and journal articles, and her videos, podcasts, and TV episodes have reached millions globally. She currently teaches at various academic, medical, and neuroscience conferences, as well as in churches around the world. Dr. Leaf and her husband, Mac, live with their four children in Dallas and Los Angeles.