Michael Mantell is a best-selling author of four books, an international keynote speaker in behavior science of leadership, fitness and life transformation, and is a highly sought after positive people builder. He has served as an Advisor to many of the country’s leading gyms and fitness equipment manufacturers, digital tech and financial organizations, as well as to government leaders and institutions. His books include the 1988 original “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff PS: It’s All Small Stuff” the 1994 “Ticking Bombs: Defusing Violence in the Workplace,” the 2014 “25th Anniversary Edition of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff,” and the soon to be released, “The Link is What You Think: Live Better with A Dose of My Daily 5.”
Dr. Mantell earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and his M.S. degree at Hahnemann Medical College, where he wrote his thesis on the psychological aspects of obesity. After serving as Chief Psychologist for Children’s Hospital in San Diego, he created and led the program of Psychological Services for the San Diego Police Department. He has been an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSD Medical School. He went on to become the Senior Fitness Consultant for Behavior Sciences for the American Council on Exercise and is currently the Director of Transformational Behavior Coaching for the Premier Fitness Camp, Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. Dr. Mantell serves on the Science Advisory Board of the International Council on Active Aging.
As a member of SAG/AFTRA since 1981, Dr. Mantell has appeared regularly on “Good Morning America,” CBS-TV, ABC-TV, Fox News and the CW in San Diego. He’s appeared on Oprah, Larry King Live, The Today Show, hosted two highly popular Podcasts, and been featured in many of the nation’s top health-fitness magazines, national and international newspapers and general interest publications. Dr. Mantell is a Wexner Foundation Fellow and is listed in greatist.com’s “The 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness.”
He coaches business leaders, elite amateur and professional athletes, individuals, couples and families who are seeking optimal levels of health, success, performance and life satisfaction.
Dr. Mantell’s current book description: Who wouldn’t want a coach in the pocket, available anytime you’re in need? That’s not just what Dr. Mantell’s business card says about his hours, but that’s what this book is all about.
As Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin of Teaneck, NJ notes in his praise-filled forward to Dr. Mantell’s very timely book, “It’s filled with best-in-class, time-proven tactics curated over decades carefully crafted to show you how to sow your seeds of greatness, go to higher levels in life and turn every situation you face into one where you win or learn, but never lose. For anyone who wants to once and for all crush self-imposed obstacles that keep us from being our best, this is unmatched reading. Permeating each page of this book is Michael’s experienced eye helping the reader develop a more peaceful and kind approach to him/herself and others.”
This book teaches how to apply powerful and practical tools that’ll elevate you from the rut of your own negative thinking. Want to live better, happy and healthy? Want to learn the art of unconditional self-acceptance? Want to banish self-critical thinking? Want to increase your mindfulness to build optimal health and success, and turn your inner stumbling blocks into stepping stones for life? All of this and more await you in each dose of “Mantell’s Daily 5.”