Thursday, April 23, 2015

Conquering Cultural Stress with Dr Murad

Hi ya Gorgeous!

Thursday. Where did the week go? Wow. Where did the month of April go?

Life moves pretty fast.
I just finished reading the new book by Dr Howard Murad called Conquering Cultural Stress: The Ultimate Guide to Anti-Aging and Happiness.

I'm combining that review with the  #shadeAmerica campaign that Murad has teamed up with alongside the American Academy of Dermatology with the goal to shade 1 million chidlren over the next five years by building shade structures in parks and playgrounds across America.

Let's get to it!

I've read the book and really enjoy the practical steps to change. I'm a "1,2,3 steps" kinda girl, so the book is easy to follow in my opinion.

My most favorite thing that Dr Murad said in the book is about water and the myth that you need to drink 10 glasses a day to stay or become hydrated. I live in the desert, I need to drink a lot of water-but-as Dr Murad says in the book, the best water for cell hydration comes from eating the water, not drinking it. Eat your water in cucumbers, watermelon, even roast chicken for maximum cell hydration impact!

Dr. Murad has spent decades adding proof to his theory about preserving the body’s youthful qualities from the inside out. Most recently, as he pored over the scientific data he’d collected on more than 4,000 patients in the past 10 years, he made a surprising discovery: by maintaining a happy, carefree attitude and the youthful levels of cellular hydration we had as a toddler, we can age in a healthy fashion that allows us to look and feel as young as possible. Overcoming chronic negativity and "cultural stress" (the unnecessary, man-made stress we put on ourselves in our attempt to live up to everyone's expectations that leaves us feeling isolated, anxious, and depressed) could be the most effective strategy in sustaining positive changes in overall wellness. People who lost the most weight, boosted their metabolism, improved their looks and skin health, and reported more energy, fewer issues with chronic conditions, and higher levels of happiness all shared one thing in common: lower cultural stress.

In Conquering Cultural Stress, Dr. Murad shows you how to:

• Say goodbye to emotional, stress-based overeating to shed pounds
• Improve your mood and productivity
• Lower your Living Age by as much as 10 years
• Make small lifestyle changes that have a huge impact on aging and well-being
• Prepare easy, delicious, stress-reducing meals

And best of all, by following his simple, practical, three-step plan, you can actually build youth back into your cells and function optimally—physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

So the book is worth the purchase from Amazon here for $8 on Kindle and $13 in hardback.

Onto the #shadeAmerica Sun Safety Set!

 It's a limited edition skincare duo featuring one of Murad's best-selliiing treatmens for environmental damage and one of Murad's most powerful antioxidant-rich sun protection formulas. Through the sales of this set, Murad will donate $125,000 to the American Academy of Dermatoglogy to build shade structures across America to protect a new sun-smart genration from sun  damage and skin cancer.
$68 for the Essential-C Day Moisture with spf 30 and the Advanced Active Radiance serum.

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