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Biologia della gentilezza. Le 6 scelte quotidiane per salute, benessere e longevità

Biologia della gentilezza. Le 6 scelte quotidiane per salute, benessere e longevità


A revolutionary approach to health, longevity and quality of life that combines the knowledge of ancient traditions with modern scientific evidence, showing a new frontier for well-being.

From one of the world’s luminaries in cancer research and a leading expert on the subject of meditation, a self-help book that not only points the way to a longer life but to real happiness in the here and now.

For thousands of years, the great spiritual traditions of humankind have told us that the secret to a long and happy life stood in practising kindness, forgiveness, and altruism. In their new book, Professor Immaculata De Vivo, an epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School, one of the world’s leading experts in cancer genetics, and Daniel Lumera, a leading international author in the wellness sciences, show us that the proof of this truth is written in our genes. Rich in scientific data, spiritual anecdotes, and packed with easily actionable practical advice, La biologia della gentilezza invites us to revolutionise our lives according to the principles of kindness, optimism, forgiveness, gratitude, and happiness and a daily routine privileging happy relationships, a good diet, meditation, physical exercise, music, and contact with nature. A journey to fully understand the power of the mind over genes, the secrets of longevity, the anti-inflammatory and anti-aging processes obtained through meditation, the relationship between nutrition and cancer, the impact of nature and music on health and mood, the importance of being able to create happy relationships for good health and quality of life.

Genre: Essays

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Year of publication: 2020

Published in: Italia

Number of pages: 360

Price: 20 euro

ISBN: 9788804727514

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Sales ranking: 19ª posizione della Top50 Non fiction hardcover (elaborazione a cura di Nielsen Bookscan. Dati relativi alla settimana 29/06-05/07)

Biologia della gentilezza. Le 6 scelte quotidiane per salute, benessere e longevità

Immaculata De Vivo, Daniel Lumera

Immaculata De Vivo is a scientist of Italian origin, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. Her studies have been featured on CBS, CNN, The New York Times and Forbes.

Daniel Lumera is one of the most important gurus of meditation in the world. He invented My Life Design, the method to successfully draw your own professional life.

Other translations:
Franco Berrino, Daniel Lumera, David Mariani - 21 giorni per rinascere (spagnolo, polacco, finlandese); Daniel Lumera - 7 passi del perdono. La scienza della felicità. Un metodo rivoluzionario per guarire e realizzarsi (francese, spagnolo); Daniel Lumera - Il codice della luce (spagnolo).