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NEW YORK, NY - March 30th — Healthcare professional Barbara Halcrow breaks into the book market with her self-care guide titled: Ultimate Self-Care, A Holistic Guide for Strength and Balance in Changing Times.

Stress. Anxiety. Discontentment. These are emotions Barbara observed that career professionals commonly face on a day to day basis, leaving little room for self- love and self-care, which sparked her inspiration for the premise of her book.

“In my genuine concern for everyone I have worked with over the years, I wanted to offer something helpful in a different way - where I could reach more people, and use more of my own creative spirit to assist others in bringing to mind the importance of valuing ourselves more in developing better self-care,” Halcrow says. As a result of Barbara’s experiences, the book was born. Throughout the book, many thoughtful and well-researched compilation of the variety of ways and means that anyone can use to protect, strengthen and increase their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energies to improve the quality of their lives at home and at work are presented. Thus, Ultimate Self-Care, A Holistic Guide for Strength and Balance in Changing Times shows how energies can be positively increased to reach optimum health and wellness in mind body and spirit.

Ultimate Self-Care, A Holistic Guide for Strength and Balance in Changing Times, published by Austin Macauley, was released on March 30, 2018. Price: $12.99, ISBN: 9781641820912

It is available in Amazon, Barnes & Noble as well as other bookstores around the country. Advance review copies are available upon request. For more information, please visit: www.austinmacauley.com/us.

About Barbara Halcrow: Barbara Halcrow has brought her wide range of experience and knowledge as a social worker, healer, teacher and health care leader to provide information concerning critical personal and work-related self-care challenges so many of us are facing today. People who have extensive contact with others - whether in a service industry, a "helping profession" or those who provide direct care for loved ones - will find this guide speaks to them. Halcrow also addresses the constant systemic changes underway within our working world, and cites the impact of global environmental shifts.

Halcrow includes additional information from an energy perspective that underscores the intelligent interrelationship of the mind, body and spirit. This synergistic work offers insights and unique practical suggestions to assist anyone who is looking for a more comprehensive guide to improving their personal or work-related self-care practices. The book is interwoven with encouragement, compassion and hope. The author lives her talk as she brings gems of information to prompt our own self-inquiry. Barbara Halcrow's heartfelt writing will offer the reader deeper understanding, strength and even a measure of personal healing.