Healthy Eating & Active Living
Food and activity advice for adults aged 19 to 64 years.
Health Professional Review
Developed by the NZ Ministry of Health.
Living with it
Survivors Guide to Panic Attacks
Health Professional Reviewer: Faye Hanna, Clinical Specialist, Primary Mental Health. Reviewed 10 February 2013.
Book Title: Living with it: Survivors Guide to Panic Attacks
Suitable for: Teens through to adults. Comic format easy reading.
Book Summary: A thoroughly useful small book which clearly addresses anxiety and panic, provides a good understanding of how it develops what it is and how to overcome it. This is, in my opinion one of the most beneficial publications yet. This book summarises anxiety and simplifies a really useful way of managing and overcoming panic attacks.
Strengths and Weaknesses: The simplistic format makes it easy for all levels of readers to understand. The comic form helps readers to remember specific points.
A Self-help Guide using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques
This book explains why anxiety is a major problem for some people and not for others, and then guides the reader through a series of steps to enable them to overcome problem fears and anxieties of all kinds.
The Quit Book: Beating the Smoking Addiction
The Quit Book can help you quit. It contains the best advice we know on how to quit smoking – in 5 simple steps
Developed by The Quitline in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, The Health Promotion Agency, and The Cancer Society.
Lose Weight for Life: Ditch Dieting & Lighten Up
If you’re sick of going round in circles and want to make some changes to your health and wellness that stick with you, Lose Weight for Life is the book for you!
- Sort out the facts from the fiction when it comes to nutrition
- Build healthy eating habits and behaviours
- Break the cycle of emotional eating
- Plan, cook and eat healthy meals
- Get you results that LAST
Weight loss doesn’t have to be about dieting and self-denial. In Lose Weight For Life I will help you change the way you think about food so you can eat right, feel great and lead a balanced life. This is a fresh approach to weight loss that lasts, now is the time to take weight off your body and your mind for a healthier, happier you.
This Can’t Happen To Me – Tackling Type 2 Diabetes
Weaving practical advice with humorous and inspiring personal stories, Tim Bowden explains everything you need to know about Type 2 diabetes.
Understanding Obsessions and Compulsions
A Self-help Manual
This guide is by the author of “How to Stop Worrying”. People suffering from some degree of obsessive compulsive disorder may be embarrassed by their symptoms and not present themselves for treatment. This book, therefore, attempts to provide a comprehensive guide to self-help, explaining the principles of anxiety reduction, giving treatment instructions in easy-to-understand language. It covers compulsive checking, washing, hoarding, obsessional thoughts and worry, obsessional personality and depression.