TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface ix

Optimal Living 360, the Basics    1

Core Assets in Life: ASPIRES
Life Currencies
Return on Investment (ROI)
Making the Most of Life
Learning from Experience
Now or Never

Core Assets for Integrative Decision Making    13

Your Personal Life Asset Allocation
What Is Integrative Decision Making?
You’re the CEO—You Decide
The Courage to Execute Your ROI Decision
Obey the Law of Diminishing Returns
Keep Ahead of the Game with CAPSr

Hold on to Your Assets: Your ROI on Safety    29

A Quick Look at the World of Safety
Keep an Eye on Your Health with Preventive Screenings
At-Home Health Checks
Gender-specific Screening
Skin Safety
Minding Your P’s: Poop, Pee, and Poot
Avoid the Addictions
The Safer Workout
Identity Theft and Cyber Security
CAPS for Your ROI on Safety

Where You Live: Your ROI on Physical Health    65

Setting Foot on the Path to Good Health
Nutrition and Dieting
The Herbal Path
Exercise: Move Your Body
CAPS for ROI on Physical Healthr

Affairs of the Mind: Your ROI on Intellectual, Emotional, and Mental
Health    111

Educate to Liberate
Mental Rest Is Best, Get Your Sleep
Don’t Mess with Stress
Self-Esteem: Who Do You See in the Mirror?
A Word About Intuition
CAPS for ROI on Intellectual, Emotional, and Mental Health

Love and Happiness: Your ROI on Relationships    137

Life Shared Is a Life Fulfilled
Why Make the Real Relationship Effort?
First Steps to Good Communication
When the Going Gets Tough
Learning to Listen
Getting Intimate
CAPS for ROI on Relationship Health

 What Money Can Buy: Your ROI on Economic Health   157

The Many Faces of Money
Get a Job
Needs, Wants, and Whims
The Specter of Debt
Investing: Taking the Calculated Risk
Keeping What You Have: Your Financial Safety
Giving Back via Charity
CAPS for ROI on Economic Healthr

 How God Is Good: Your ROI on Spirituality    191

Your Personal Life Asset Allocation
What Is Integrative Decision Making?
You’re the CEO—You Decide
The Courage to Execute Your ROI Decision
Obey the Law of Diminishing Returns
Keep Ahead of the Game with CAPSr

Make Time Matter: Your ROI on Life    215

Time Management—The Basics
Put It All Together

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