It’s Time For a Change

A Therapeutic Lifestyle Approach to Health and Well-Being (First Edition)
Robert G. Santee
©2021, 440 pages

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    In order to explore and address the long-standing issue of chronic stress, It’s Time for a Change: A Therapeutic Lifestyle Approach to Health and Well-Being integrates research from modern Western science and the ancient teachings of Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism to help readers make significant and therapeutic lifestyle changes.

    Featuring a holistic approach to well-being, the text covers evolutionary theory, neuroscience, the stress response, counseling and therapeutic intervention, and Buddhist, Daoist, and Confucian approaches to eliminating chronic stress. Dedicated chapters address specific therapeutic practices, including meditation, cognitive restructuring and reframing, exercise, nutrition, sleep, the immune system, time management, and interpersonal relationships. Readers are provided with a blueprint for creating and applying a holistic and therapeutic lifestyle change approach that emphasizes self-care, self-learning, and healthy change through consistent practice.

    Unique in approach and imbued with meaningful content, It’s Time for a Change is an ideal text for courses in psychology, counseling, stress management, and health and wellness. It is also an exemplary resource for any individual interested in implementing lifestyle changes to reduce chronic stress.

    Robert G. Santee is a professor of psychology at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy (Asian) and a Ph.D. in educational psychology. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Dr. Santee is the author of An Integrative Approach to Counseling: Bridging Chinese Thought, Evolutionary Theory, and Stress Management, and The Tao of Stress: How to Calm, Balance, and Simplify Your Life. He is a senior instructor for the Xiaxing Martial Arts Association in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is certified in Fujian Province, China, as a Wushu Jiaolian (coach/trainer).
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    "This is the one and only book in the world in which Eastern traditional wisdoms of philosophy and Western traditional wisdoms of sciences are naturally and excellently woven like a rainbow. It is a feat that no person other than Bob Santee, who has grown at the rainbow islands where Eastern and Western culture are miraculously harmonized, can perform. As you can see by reading this book, he has reasonably united Western knowledge like evolution theory, counseling, neuroscience, medicine, and physiology with Eastern ones like Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, martial arts, and meditation. All knowledge in this world is meant to unravel 'life' as human beings and ultimately, to be concentrated into the only one node: the 'body.' Hawaii, the islands full of nature, where Bob lives, is one of the places we can directly feel 'life' and the 'body.' I hope you will read this book presented by Bob and feel the glory of embodied wisdoms, which will absolutely make you live as you are, in the here and now."
    Dr. Shintaro Yukawa, Ph.D. in Psychology, Chairperson of Japan Society for Research on Emotions, Professor at Hakuoh University, Seventh Dan (Blackbelt) of Shito-ryu Karate
    Robert Santee created a five-minute qigong exercise video for those interested in finding some relief from the stress caused by COVID-19, including sheltering in place, social distancing, sedentary behavior, economic uncertainty, and more. This video is an example of the types of self-care principles and approaches covered in It's Time for a Change: A Therapeutic Lifestyle Approach to Health and Well-Being.