Just 10 Lbs by Brad Lamm

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In Just 10 LBS, intervention specialist Brad Lamm brings a fresh eye to weight loss, focusing not on the what of eating, but on the how and why. As a companion piece to The Dr. Oz Show’s major, year-long initiative to change the health of America, this book discards the notion of overhauling life with the vague dream of being thin and challenges the reader to focus on losing just 10 pounds. What Lamm understands is that managing weight isn’t just about doing crunches, running miles, or cutting calories; in fact, one of the most powerful parts of success is generally overlooked—a healthy relationship with oneself is key to any weight-loss program. In Just 10 LBS, Lamm outlines ten easy steps to help readers heal their relationship with themselves and thus change their relationship with food, breaking destructive cycles of disordered and unhealthy eating. Covering everything from body image to restrictive beliefs to developing a quiet, focusing daily practice, Lamm discusses all aspects of the emotional and self-esteem issues surrounding weight and food. And he puts them together into a 10-step program that begins with identifying your eating style—emotional eater, pleasure eater, energy eater, external eater, or critical eater—and ends with a discussion on the importance of “paying it forward,” or giving back the gifts you’ve gotten. Also included is an action oriented 30-day plan to help readers get a jump start on their weight-loss efforts. The effective, easy-to-follow steps in Just 10 LBS will help readers reclaim their power over food; open emotional blockages that clutter their lives; and create a lifestyle that emphasizes the mind, body, emotions, relationships, and spirit.

About Brad Lamm

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Brad Lamm has been helping others get sober and stay sober for years.  Highly motivated and with long-term sobriety himself, he is a Board-Registered Interventionist, a teacher and speaker, and a founder of Intervention Specialists.  Previously a news anchor, his TV work today centers on family systems and teaching people how to begin change in their own lives, and in the lives of those they love. 
Published January 3, 2011 by Hay House. 269 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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