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The well-lived life : a 102-year-old doctor's six secrets to health and happiness at every age / Gladys McGarey, MD ; [with a foreword by Mark Human, MD].

McGarey, Gladys, 1920- (author.). Hyman, Mark, 1959- (writer of foreword.).

"Dr. Gladys McGarey, a centenarian still-practicing doctor and the mother of holistic medicine, reveals her powerful and life-changing secrets for how to live with joy, vitality, and purpose at any age. On these pages, Dr. McGarey shares her six actionable secrets to enjoying lives that are long, happy, and purpose-driven. She talks about how to embrace your life fully and feel motivated every day; how to move--spiritually, mentally, and physically--to help let go of trauma and other roadblocks; how to find the everyday "juice" that helps you stay oriented in your life's purpose; how to build a community that's meaningful to you; how to discover the deep learnings that come from pain and setbacks; and how to learn to love yourself--and others--into healing. In a voice that is both practical and inspiring, Dr. McGarey shares her own extraordinary stories and eternal wisdom--from her early childhood in India and a chance encounter with Mahatma Gandhi to her life as a physician and a mother of six, to her survival of both heartbreak and illness. And she doesn't just look backwards, she looks forward. At over a hundred years old, Dr. McGarey has an inspiring plan for a healthier and more joyful future for all"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781668014486
  • ISBN: 1668014483
  • Physical Description: xv, 240 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2023.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-239).
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / Mark Hyman, MD -- Introduction: toward life -- Secret 1: you are here for a reason -- Chapter I: the juice -- Chapter 2: why am I here? -- Chapter 3: like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle -- Chapter 4: where should I pour my juice? -- Chapter 5: connecting with desire -- Practice: finding your juice -- Secret II: all life needs to move -- Chapter 6: feeling stuck -- Chapter 7: life is always moving -- Chapter 8: moving through pain -- Chapter 9: locked in shame -- Chapter 10: releasing what doesn't matter -- Chapter 11: removing the blockage -- Chapter 12: look for the trickle around the dam -- Practice: letting go -- Secret III: love is the most powerful medicine -- Chapter 13: love and fear -- Chapter 14: choice -- Chapter 15: the role of self-love -- Chapter 16: how to let love in -- Chapter 17: giving love to others -- Chapter 18: love and miracles -- Practice: loving yourself into healing -- Secret IV: you are never truly alone -- Chapter 19: life is connection -- Chapter 20: embracing imperfection -- Chapter 21: find your friends -- Chapter 22: how to set boundaries -- Chapter 23: the power of listening -- Chapter 24: angels appear -- Practice: weaving together the fabric of life -- Secret V: everything is your teacher -- Chapter 25: a lesson in everything -- Chapter 26: how to stop fighting -- Chapter 27: the role of dreams -- Chapter 28: when you just keep hurting -- Chapter 29: in the impossible moments -- Chapter 30: lesson after lesson -- Practice: finding the teaching -- Secret VI: spend your energy wildly -- Chapter 31: energy as investment -- Chapter 32: what's worth your energy? -- Chapter 33: making space for miracles -- Chapter 34: feeding the positive -- Chapter 35: shifting your attention -- Practice: embracing your life -- Conclusion: you are right on time -- Acknowledgments -- Notes.
Subject: SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Conduct of life.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity 158.1 MCG 2023 (Text)
Bookplate: Donated by the Trumbower Foundation 2023
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