Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You (Be The Boss Of Your Body®) (Paperback)

Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You (Be The Boss Of Your Body®) By Rebecca Kajander, C.P.N.P., M.P.H., Timothy Culbert, M.D. Cover Image

Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You (Be The Boss Of Your Body®) (Paperback)


Tweens learn effective, easy-to-use skills to take control of their fitness and diet and develop healthy self-esteem. Whether they are underweight, overweight, or just the right weight, this book shows kids how to take a positive, holistic approach to their health and be the boss of their own wellness. Specific tips on eating, exercise, and self-esteem include planning meals and healthy on-the-go snacks, food journaling, building exercise into the day, and using affirmations. These are accompanied by complementary healthcare skills such as belly breathing, positive imagery, aromatherapy, acupressure, and yoga. Kids learn how their body, mind, and spirit are connected and work together to make a whole, healthy self. An exciting addition to the award-winning Be the Boss of Your Body® series.
Rebecca Kajander, C.P.N.P., M.P.H., is a nurse practitioner who has helped hundreds of children take care of themselves using self-care skills. She was named “Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year” in Minnesota. Timothy Culbert, M.D., is a behavioral and developmental pediatrician with training in biofeedback and holistic medicine. He provides mind-body skills training for children and teens. Dr. Culbert is the medical director for the Integrative Medicine Program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
Product Details ISBN: 9781575423074
ISBN-10: 1575423073
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: May 1st, 2010
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Be The Boss Of Your Body®

“This is an important book, one that can have a tremendous and positive influence on students’ behaviors and attitudes, as well as the culture of a classroom—and school.”—Jane Bluestein, Ph.D., author of Creating Emotionally Safe Schools and The Win-Win Classroom

2011 Midwest Book Awards winner