Published by FaithWords on December 2, 2014
Genres: Christian Life, Fitness
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Meeting the demands of your busy life may leave little time for you to focus on maintaining your personal well-being. But it is important to remember that each part of you-mind, body, and emotions-serves a purpose in God's exciting plan for your future. Embracing a healthier lifestyle will help you fully experience all the good things He has in store for you.
Joyce Meyer, #1 New York Times bestselling author, understands that modern life is hectic and has created a practical plan for achieving good health, one day at a time. Her easy-to-use 12-Key Plan for Good Health will help you develop life-changing habits for a healthier lifestyle, no matter what your current level of health. By following her simple, yet effective tips on eating, exercise, rest, and stress management, you will unlock a new level of well-being, empowering you to live the fulfilling life you were meant to lead.
Derived from material previously published in Look Great, Feel Great.
I don’t know what I was expecting from this small book, but it was certainly more than I got. The twelve keys are good and solid:
1. Get God’s Help
2. Learn to Love Your Body
3. Master Your Metabolism
5. Eat in Balanced Ways
6. Water Your Life
7. Be Mindful About Eating
8. Curb Your Spiritual Hunger
10. Live With The Right Vision
11. Make It Easy
12. Take Responsibility
But they’re nothing new. Eat well, exercise, drink water. Don’t let stress take over your life. The only thing that really distinguishes it from other self-help books is that it comes at it from a Christian point of view. Our body is God’s, so we should take care of it, both for its own sake and so that we are capable of doing the work He has for us. But that’s not a new concept either, if you are a Christian – and if you’re not I doubt you would pick up this book.
The only good thing about it, in my opinion, is that each chapter gives you five action steps and asks you to pick one or more to commit to and then write them down and then there’s a checklist at the end. Some people might find these useful, but other books have checklists and you could always make your own.
I guess it depends on how much you’ve read before both on health and Christian living, but if you have much of a background at all, I just don’t think this one’s going to be worth your money. Honestly, I almost quit reading but it was so short it didn’t seem a big deal to go ahead and finish.
I glanced through this at the library last week and wasn’t wowwed enough to bring it home. Like you said, there wasn’t much new.