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The Little Book of Game Changers

50 Healthy Habits for Managing Stress & Anxiety

Published by Viva Editions
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

For anyone burdened by stress and anxiety, just the thought of trying to make a positive life change can feel utterly overwhelming. Wanting to live a healthier life may sound easy, but what about the time needed for meal prepping? What about the added meal plan costs to your budget? Do you have to wake up at dawn to take that meditation class? When you are surrounded by stress, it’s all too easy to completely derail yourself…with more stress. Life is hard enough—the road to a stress-free life should feel easy!

Dietitian and health coach Jessica Cording is here with one simple solution: focus on healthy living for your real life. Just like you, she doesn’t have time for a step-by-step plan or a one-size-fits-all, gimmicky solution to all your stress- or anxiety-related health and wellness problems. Cording’s short, simple, no-nonsense advice will help you make healthy choices to improve eating habits, sleep, energy levels, mentalities, and exercise routines.  These 50 mind, body, and spirit hacks will dial down the drama and find workable ways to nurture health and wellness when life gets real.

Cording’s insight and experience will have you laughing, rolling your eyes with her, and exclaiming “Aha!” more than once. This book is for anyone and everyone who wants to chill the heck out and feel a little—or a lot—better.  Watch out health and wellness goals—we’re coming at you with some game changers!

Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN, INHC is a registered dietitian, health coach, and writer with a passion for helping people streamline their wellness routine and establish a balanced relationship with food and exercise. She is a member of the mindbodygren collective and is a frequent contributor to Forbes and SHAPE, among other publications. Through her writing, consulting, public speaking, and counseling, she works with individuals, corporations, and the media to help make drama-free healthy living approachable and enjoyable.

"This is a must-read for anyone looking to implement positive, healthy, and sustainable change into their everyday life. Jessica's blend of short, sweet, and actionable advice makes this the ultimate newbie's wellness guide."

– Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO, mindbodygreen

“Jessica draws upon multiple disciplines and experts to bring you a comprehensive guidebook. Though the title states it’s a little book, it’s chock-full of tools and tips to help you eat better and stress less. After the first read, you’ll be flipping through this often to stay centered and on track!

– Samantha Cassetty, MS, RD, nutrition and wellness expert,contributor to Sugar Shock!

"Jessica's book is perfect for anyone (a.k.a. everyone) who wants to live a healthier life, mentally, physically, and spiritually. It achieves the perfect balance of delivering actionable advice while being fun to read."

– Elana Lyn Gross, journalist and author of What Next: Your Five-Year Guide to Life after College?

"Full of tips that'll help you'll conquer all of life's biggest stressors, The Little Book of Game Changers is one of the most unforgettable life-changing resources you'll ever come across. Cording has mastered the art of serving up relatable and easy to digest tips juxtaposed with her years of experience and professional background. You'll feel like you're spending an afternoon with a dear friend who has the power to change your life and your most stubborn habits."

– Jen Glantz, author of Always a Bridesmaid (For Hire)

“We all want the hack to happy. And it has arrived! My fellow healer, Jessica Cording, has created the perfect little, self-care book with big, game-changing wellness ideas. Her tips and tricks help you listen to your emotions and trust your gut as well as address the food-mood-gut health connection. Creating new healthy habits and healing your emotional state is as much a part of healing as incorporating fermented foods into your diet and making sure you do keto right! You'll find practical ideas on how to craft a healthy lifestyle throughout this well-appointed book.

– Dr. Vincent Pedre, Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner; bestselling author of Happy Gut