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International Self-Care Day Guide: Home

In the midst of the pandemic, self-care is more important than ever. So in honor of this year's International Self-Care Day on July 24th, here are a list of resources available in the library and the community to maintain your body, mind, and soul in thes

Guide

Exercise for the Brain: 70 Neurobic Exercises to Increase Mental Fitness & Prevent Memory Loss by Jason Scotts

A collection of puzzles and exercises designed to exercise the brain. Available on Hoopla.

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Mind Benders, Brain Teasers, & Puzzle Conundrums by Vikas Khatri

A collection of puzzles and riddles to test your mental skills on. Available on Hoopla.

Mind Benders Brain Teasers & Puzzle Conundrums

 

Your Best Brain Ever by Michael S. Sweeney and Cynthia R. Green

A comprehensive guide on how to fight mental decline presented by National Geographic. Available on Overdrive.

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Created by Sam B.

The Casserole Queens Make-a-Meal by Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock

A collection of recipes for casseroles that can feed a family and can be made in advance. Available on Overdrive.

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Cravings: Hungry for More by Chrissy Teigen

Recipes range from easy to healthy to just downright filling. Available on Overdrive.

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Joy's Simple Food Remedies: Tasty Cures for Whatever's Ailing You by Joy Bauer

Nutrition expert Joy Bauer explains the causes of certain ailments and how the right diet can help with that. Available on Overdrive.

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Eat to Live: Quick and Easy by Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

Over a hundred recipes that are easy to prepare, nutritious, and delicious. Available on Hoopla.

Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook

 

Make it Easy Cookbook by Jane Lovett

Over a hundred easy and delicious recipes collected here. Available on Hoopla.

Make It Easy Cookbook

 

Created by Sam B.

7 Minutes to Fit: 50 Anytime, Anywhere Interval Workouts by Brett Klika

Features 50 different types of exercises that can be done in a small time frame and the only equipment you'll need is a chair. Available on Hoopla.

7 Minutes to Fit

 

Body Fit: A Beginner's Guide to Fitness by Greg Marshall

Less a how-to book and more of an overview of fitness in general so that readers can best determine for themselves what will work best for them. Available on Hoopla

Body Fit

 

The Great Fitness Experiment: One Year of Trying Everything by Charlotte Hilton Anderson

An analysis of different fitness programs and fitness myths to clear confusion on what will work for you and what won't, as well as personal essays from the author about her past struggles with body image. Available on Hoopla.

The Great Fitness Experiment

 

Run for Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-being and Joy by Mark Cucuzzella, M.D.

A book all about running and how to do it without injuring yourself. Available on Overdrive.

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Yoga Basics by C. Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkins

All the basics of yoga for beginners. Available on Hoopla.

Yoga Basics

 

Created by Sam B.

The Biology of Beating Stress by Jeanne Ricks

A guide to not only combating stress, but also how to best utilize it. Available on Hoopla

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The Brain Fog Fix by Dr. Mike Dow

A three week program to naturally restore three of your brain's most crucial hormones and combat brain fog. Available on Overdrive.

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The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

All about trauma, how it affects one's mind and body, and how to treat it. Available on Overdrive.

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The Fear Cure by Lissa Rankin, M.D.

All about fear, how it can affect you physically, how to tell if it's rational or not, and how to work with it. Available on Overdrive.

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First Steps Out of Depression by Sue Atkinson

Atkinson draws on her own experience with depression to give advice on how to overcome it. Available on Hoopla.

First Steps Out of Depression

 

Created by Sam B.

Healthy Sleep Habits by Vincent Lau

A guide to determining the cause of sleeplessness and what can be done about it. Available on Hoopla.

Healthy Sleep Habits

 

Sleep Soundly! by James A. Voketaitis and Dr. Mitchell G. Proffman

A guide to getting better sleep using natural methods. Available on Hoopla.

Sleep Soundly!

 

Sleep and You by Diane B. Boivin

All about sleep, from why we need it, how it works, why some have trouble sleeping, and how to reclaim a good night's rest. Available on Hoopla.

Sleep and You

 

This Book Will Put You to Sleep by K. McCoy and Hardwick Hardwick

An anthology of anecdotes and materials written specifically to put the reader to sleep. Available on Hoopla.

This Book Will Put You to Sleep

 

Trick Yourself to Sleep by Kim Jones

222 strategies to get yourself to sleep. Available on Hoopla.

Trick Yourself to Sleep

 

Created by Sam B.