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Choose a Healthy New Year
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Patty Torza, Joan Kenley, Joyce Gidel

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Can positive choices make you and your family healthier and happier? Is change really possible? It’s never too late to learn new ways to truly take care of yourself. English playwright John Dryden once said, “We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.” Our guests – Joyce Gidel, a licensed therapist and addiction specialist, and Patty Torza, a certified personal fitness trainer – share expert tips on making positive, lasting change. Because everyone can benefit from committing to healthier choices in 2016, our conversation explores:

  • what role the mind plays in the habits we have
     
  • reactions you may experience when you make healthy lifestyle changes
     
  • the ways we sabotage ourselves when committing to something new
     
  • what happens physiologically when you exercise, eat well, and reduce stress
     
  • how cultural norms and the media affect our attitude about ourselves and others
     
  • why having a spiritual focus can influence a healthier consciousness
     
Featured Guests
Joyce Gidel Joyce Gidel is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist and head of the family therapy program at Merritt Peralta Institute, part of Alta Bates-Summit Medical Center. Joyce has a private practice in Oakland geared toward individual therapy, marriage counseling and chemical dependency issues. She is in the process of writing a book on codependency and spirituality. 510-869-8803 Gidelj@sutterhealth.org or 510-964-2004 joycegidel@comcast.net | www.joycegidel.com
Patty Torza Patty Torza is a certified Personal Fitness Trainer, Post-Rehab Conditioning Specialist, and a Board Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant offering customized food plans and weight loss strategies. She has worked in the fitness profession as an athlete, teacher, administrator, coach, and lecturer. Patty's approach to fitness is goal-oriented, motivating, and fun-filled. 510-612-1809  www.healthworks5.com
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