The Champagne Diet: Eat, Drink, and Celebrate Your Way to a Healthy Mind and Body! by Cara Alwill Leyba
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I generally do not review self help books, but this one peeked my interest. I periodically read self help, but how can you pass up a book that says you can still imbibe in champagne.
The Champagne Diet basically boils down to listening to your body and mind. This is not a here you have to chuck everything and your exercise it to death type of book. In fact it really is not a diet, it is a blunt guide to taking a look at yourself which I liked.
There were several areas which I completely related to, the blame game, the emotional toll of eating and more. This book is more a tool to changing your thought process when it comes to a healthier lifestyle. A refreshing self help book which I thought was quite different than the other books I have read. Definitely worth checking out if you want to make some changes in the New Year.
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Alwill Leyba is a best selling author and life coach from New York City who
encourages women to live their most effervescent lives and celebrate
themselves. She runs an international private coaching practice where she works
with women who are ready to make their happiness a priority. Through loving
guidance, support and an expert perspective, Cara empowers women to be the
change agent in their lives.
blog, TheChampagneDiet.com has
been featured in Glamour, Shape, Marie Claire UK, Cosmopolitan South Africa,
and a host of other publications worldwide. Cara’s writing has been featured in
The Huffington Post, Marie Claire, xoJane, Mind Body Green, and many other
the author of two books: Sparkle:
The Girl’s Guide to Living a Deliciously Dazzling, Wildly Effervescent,
Kick-Ass Life, which was a #1 Amazon best seller in the
Happiness and Self-Esteem categories, and The Champagne Diet: Eat, Drink, and Celebrate Your Way to
a Healthy Mind and Body, which was a #2 Amazon best seller in
she’s not popping bubbly and blogging, Cara spends her days leading a digital
advertising team at MTV Networks. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her
husband and dog.
This book is for the woman who wants to feel good about
herself and her body, and learn how to start incorporating healthy habits into
her life. It’s for the woman who doesn’t want to trade in her champagne for
skinny jeans. It’s for the woman who is done with dieting, and ready to start
paying attention to her health before that number on the scale. It’s for the
woman who is ready to stop letting her weight define her, and is ready to
understand why it always did. This is not a diet book. This is a lifestyle
guide. This book will change the way you view your weight and yourself forever.
You will walk away feeling empowered, inspired, and downright sexy (and
probably craving a glass of bubbly). You will learn how to celebrate yourself
and your body. You will learn to make your health a priority, always. And most
importantly – you will learn to love yourself, exactly as you are. So get ready
to embark on a complete dieting and lifestyle overhaul, sister. You are now on
The Champagne Diet!
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