1. Front cover Title: *Possible titles: “Finding Felicity” / “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” / 2. Spine Publisher: 3. Back cover Title: Authors: Aagna Patel, Sandy Jiang, Nazah Khan, Dottie Kontopoulos, Dachi Tan Publishing Company: Reading Level: Awards: Paragraph Summary: Quotes: 4. Cover Flaps Author Biographies: 1. Aagna Patel 2. Sandy Jiang 3. Nazah Khan 4. Dottie Kontopoulos 5. Dachi Tan Publishing company name/location: 5. Dedication 6.Topics: l General Health and Wellness “The first wealth is health.” -Emerson 1. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so remember to eat it daily. - Children who don't eat breakfast tend to perform not as well, and also tend to have behavior problems such as fighting, stealing, and not listening to their teachers (Dr. Ronald Kleinman, Harvard Medical School).
-A study of 19,000 Americans called NHANES III found breakfast skippers are more likely to gain weight because they are more inclined to overcompensate for the loss of key nutrients at breakfast by eating more fat-rich, highenergy foods later in the day. -Breakfast eaters have better daily intakes of vitamins B1, B2, B3, vitamin C & D and the minerals iron & calcium. 2. Get the right amount of sleep every night.
3. Find the bright side of every situation. 4. 5. Physical Activity and Fitness “It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.” -Marcus Tullius Cicero 1. Get out and play an hour a day. -U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Children and adolescents should engage in 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity daily. 2. Drink water before, during, and after exercise. - The American Council on Exercise recommends drinking 17 to 20 oz. of water two to three hours before beginning your workout. About 20 to 30 minutes before your workout, drink another 8 oz. While you are exercising, drink 7 to 10 oz. every 10 to 20 minutes. Within 30 minutes of completing your workout, drink an additional 8 oz. Weigh yourself before and after your workout, and drink an additional 16 to 24 oz. for each pound you lost during your workout. 3. Find a sport that you enjoy and work at it. 4. 5. l Nutrition and Healthy Weight “Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.” Julia Child I like to talk about my obsession with french fries because I don't want people to think that 'Let's Move' is about complete, utter deprivation. It's about moderation and real-life changes and ideas that really work for families. Michelle Obama 1. Try to incorporate as many whole foods as possible in your diet. 2. Follow the food pyramid to eat the recommended daily servings. -The Pyramid reflects the Dietary Guidelines, and provides suggestions that ensure that people are eating within their caloric ranges and are getting the nutrients that their body needs to function well. - Judy Bruen 4. 5. l Eating disorders and Body Image “The human body is the best work of art.” - Jess C. Scott 1. Confide in close family members or friends. 2. Foster self-esteem. l
- Healthy self-esteem is like a child's armor against the challenges of the world. - Michelle New, PHd 3. 4. 5. l Mental and Emotional Health “A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential t our mental health, our success, that we take control.” - Robert F. Bennett 1. Don’t be a perfectionist. 2. Laughing is the best medicine. - Laughter dissolves distressing emotions. - Melinda Smith, M.A., Gina Kemp, M.A., and Jeanne Segal, Ph.D. 3. Turn failures into opportunities. 4. 5. l Stress management “Just do it.” -Nike 1. Decrease negative self talk. 2. Learn to manage time efficiently. - Poor time management can cause a lot of stress. When you’re stretched too thin and running behind, it’s hard to stay calm and focused. But if you plan ahead and make sure you don’t overextend yourself, you can alter the amount of stress you’re under. - Melinda Smith, M.A. and Robert Segal, M.A. 3. Set attainable, realistic goals and reward yourself for reaching them. 4. 5. l Self esteem “We can’t all do everything.” - Virgil 1. Focus on who you are and what you like about yourself. 2. Be true to yourself. - Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters." - Dan Coppersmith 3. Learn to forgive yourself for mistakes. 4. 5. l Medicines and Psychoactive Drugs 1. Don’t overtake or take too little. 2. Never take medicine prescribed for someone else. - Taking someone else's medicine can be extremely dangerous, even deadly. You should never take medication that isn't prescribed for you or give your medication to someone else. Your medication is prescribed specifically for you, and the type and dose is based on your personal health needs. - Deborah Leader, RN 3. Educate yourself about drugs that are prescribed to you by asking questions. 4. 5. l Social Health “To be social is to be forgiving.” -Robert Frost 1. Be open-minded, be aware of different perspectives. 2. Share your feelings with others, instead of “bottling them up” inside. - Sometimes the toughest thing about feelings is sharing them with others. Sharing your feelings helps you when your feelings are good and when they aren't so good. Sharing also helps you to get closer to people you care about and who care about you. - Richard S. Kingsley, MD 3. Surround yourself with people that make you happy. 4. 5.
[a]olmedo: Thank you for inviting me to your group :) Take advantage of this weekend to make some headway. Only one more weekend left after this one! I know you will do a fantabolous job... [b]patela1: state each of your advices in the number that correspond with the number with the author biographies