The Half-Diet Diet is an accessible and universal weight-loss program. Rather than focusing on convoluted and challenging diets, Richard Eyre, bestselling author of Teaching Your Children Values and The Turning, provides a simpler way to control your appetite and lose weight forever:
- Level One: The Physical Diet—Learn what your body really needs and how controlling your appetite is about more than physical strength.
- Level Two: The Mental Diet—Learn to live more fully at half speed and strengthen your mind to be master of your body.
- Level Three: The Spiritual Diet—Connect to your body and mind through greater spirit balance.
More than just a weight-loss program, The Half-Diet Diet helps you meet your weight-loss goals by taming your physical, mental, and spiritual appetites. The most complete diet book to date, The Half-Diet Diet is guaranteed to improve your body, mind, and spirit!
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About the Author
Richard and Linda Eyre are New York Times #1 bestselling authors whose writing career has spanned four decades and whose books have sold in the millions. They have appeared on virtually all major national talk shows, including Oprah and Today, and have seen their books translated into a dozen languages. They write a syndicated weekly newspaper column and currently spend most of their time traveling and speaking to audiences throughout the world on families, parenting, and life-balance (and trying to keep up with their twenty-six grandchildren). The Eyres’ vision statement is “Fortify families by celebrating commitment, popularizing parenting, bolstering balance, and validating values.” The Eyres live in Park City, Utah.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Candor, Appetites, Guarantees, Reasons, and Results
LEVEL I: The Physical Diet
Chapter 1: The Basic Concept of the Half-Diet Diet
Chapter 2: What Your Body Will Do for You
Chapter 3: Sip, Savor, and Smell; Don’t Guzzle, Gulp, and Gorge
Chapter 4: Make Water Your Ally
Chapter 5: Five Per Fortnight (Finding the Exercise You Love)
Chapter 6: Fasting and Slowing
Chapter 7: “Repair the Breach” (Giving Away the Half You Don’t Eat)
Chapter 8: Poetry (Living In and Seeing the Moment)
Chapter 9: The Horse and the Bridle
Chapter 10: Review of the Principles and Practices of the Physical Diet
First Intermission: The Other Appetites
LEVEL II: The Mental Diet
Chapter 11: “Eat Half” Mentally
Chapter 12: What Living Life at Half Speed Will Do forYou
Chapter 13: Sipping, Savoring and Smelling Your Life
Chapter 14: The Clear Water of Thought as your Ally
Chapter 15: Exercising the Mind.
Chapter 16: Mental Fasting (and Slowing)
Chapter 17: Giving Back (and Knowing When You Have Enough)
Chapter 18: The Poetic Part
Chapter 19: The Mental Bridle
Chapter 20: Review of the Principles and Practices of the Mental Diet
Second Intermission: Giving Free Reign to our Spirits
LEVEL III: The Spiritual Diet
Chapter 21: Finding Your Spiritual Appetite
Chapter 22: What Slowing Down and Tuning Your Spirit Will Do for You
Chapter 23: Spiritual Sipping and Savoring
Chapter 24: Living Water
Chapter 25: Exercising Faith
Chapter 26: Fasting and Slowing and Feasting
Chapter 27: The Spiritual Appetite for Giving and Serving
Chapter 28: Spiritual Poetry
Chapter 29: The Spiritual Bridle
Chapter 30: Review of the Principles of Practices of the Spiritual Diet
Third Intermission: Diet Redefined
SUPPLEMENTS and Afterthoughts
Chapter 31: Spiritual Connections
Chapter 32: Holiday Eating
Chapter 33: Proof from Rhode Island
Chapter 34: Who is Winning?
Chapter 35: The Power of Napping
Chapter 36: The Addictions of Personal Technology
Chapter 37: Of James, Bridles, Tongues, and Tillers