The 3 Choices: Simple Practices to Transform Pain into Power
A Simple Method to Free Yourself from Whatever Is Holding You Back
For nearly 20 years, Jorge Cruise has been changing people’s lives as a personal trainer, coach, and author of multiple New York Times best-selling fitness books. He thought he had everything he wanted: a thriving career, a loving wife, wonderful children, a big house, and all the toys and gadgets he could ask for . . . So why did he still feel empty inside?It took losing everything for Jorge to realize that he was living a life that wasn’t true to himself. He spent years trying to discover and then accept his authentic self, a journey that culminated in his discovery of the three simple choices that lead to a happy life. Once he internalized these concepts, Jorge began to wake up every day feeling fulfilled, hopeful, loving, and free—and as he shared his discovery with clients, he saw them experience the very same results.Now, with Jorge as your guide, you too can easily and joyfully find your happy life by making three simple choices that will change everything:
- Be Imperfectly You: Understand and reconnect with your authentic self, learn how to accept your flaws, and then reveal and live the best part of you with the help of customized affirmations from Jorge that make up your "Happy Code."
- Don’t Hold Your Breath: Get a short course in the practice of mindfulness, starting with your breath; learn the science behind the benefits of breathing and mindfulness for your brain, body, and spirit; and be guided through different breathing techniques for specific purposes, including stress relief, immune boost, and calming emotions.
- Move to Improve: Learn why movement (and not necessarily traditional exercise!) is essential for mental and physical health, understand what fuels motivation, harness the power of personal meaning, and use a scientifically proven method to transform movement into a true habit.With every choice you make, moment by moment, you have the power to give yourself the happy life you truly desire. So make your first choice now—open the book, open your mind, and get ready to wake up every day feeling what you want to feel.
Jorge Cruise is internationally recognized as a leading celebrity fitness trainer and is the #1 best-selling author of more than 20 books in 16 languages, with more than 6 million books in print. His career was launched on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1998; since then he has become a contributor to TV and print media including The Steve Harvey Show, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, The TODAY Show, The Rachael Ray Show, Huffington Post, and First for Women magazine, and he hosts The Jorge Cruise Show on radio with more than 12 million listeners. Jorge received his fitness credentials from the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Council on Exercise. Celebrities who have followed his diet plans include Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Lucy Liu, Kyle Richards, Eva Longoria, Chrissy Teigen, and Steve Harvey.