Exercise, life, And Love: The Making of a sedentary society

Although common sense tells us living longer is a good thing, these are not common times. Ours is a time of epidemics caused by the ways we learn to live life. It is not just cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and cancers that are the products of our lifestyle. Rates of suicide are increasing, propelled by ways of living that are making us unhappy, more depressed, and more anxious than previous generations. Read more about Exercise, Life, & Love

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Exercise, Life, & Love

"Dr. Almada is a rare public intellectual shining a light on the evils of consumerism and its associated lifestyle diseases which are now epidemic in our society. His journey leads him into a riveting scientific and philosophical exploration of the interrelationships among exercise, life, and love. For those willing to do the work to comprehend the nuances of this great book, you will never again see exercise and life the same way."
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"It's an epic philosophy of life."
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Stephen J. Almada

Health Psychologist & Author of Exercise, Life, and Love.

Dr. Almada has been a Chicago health psychologist and consultant since 1986. He began his consulting services while completing his post-doctoral fellowship in Preventive Medicine at the Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Almada developed the Mindfulness Eating Training Program and the Stronger Than Stress Training Program. He has used these programs working with individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds, families, and athletes. He has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as professional journals. He has also served as an exercise and health consultant for Chicago television news stations including WBBM, WLS, and WGN. In addition to television, Dr. Almada has presented lectures to organizations including the Chicago Area Runners Association and Citigroup Corporate Offices in Elk Grove Village.