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Joseph Cardillo Ph.D.


Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D., is a best-selling author in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit, and psychology. His books, which include The 12 Rules of Attention: How to Avoid Screw-ups, Free Up Headspace, Do More and Be More at Work (Nicholas Brealey/Hachette Book Group); Body Intelligence - Harness Your Body's Energies for Your Best Life (Beyond Words/Atria/Simon and Schuster Book Group);The Five Seasons (Career/New Page); Your Playlist Can Change Your Life (Sourcebooks); Can I Have Your Attention? How to Think Fast, Find Your Focus and Sharpen Your Concentration (Career Press); Bow to Life (Perseus Books); and the body-energy classic, Be Like Water (Grand Central/Hachette Book Group) have inspired people of all ages and backgrounds worldwide. Foreign language editions of his work have appeared in German, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Arabic, Turkish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Malaysian, and Indian.

In addition, he co-writes books for Harvard Health Publications.

Joseph teaches workshops in Health and Wellness at various colleges and institutions. He is a Research Associate at the Mind-Body Science Institute and writes a health column for Live Happy Magazine. He is a black belt martial arts specialist and a master teacher of Chinese and Filipino martial systems and philosophy.

Dr. Cardillo has appeared on a wide range of national radio shows, including Fox, USA Radio, CRN, and NPR. He is a regular guest on various local television networks and has been featured on Sirius, ABC, NBC, PBS and Clear Channel affiliates. Feature articles on his work have recently appeared in The Smithsonian Magazine, New York Post, L.A. Times, Toronto Globe, New York Journal of Books, Library Journal, Family Circle, FIRST for Women, Men's Health, American Fitness Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Natural Health, Natural Solutions, GoodHouseKeeping.Com, Women's Health.Com and Personal Excellence.

Dr. Cardillo received the 2011 State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Scholarly Research. He appears in the documentary film, Looking for Mr. Miyagi, produced by Emmy award winning producer/director, David Liban and The Business of Disease Part Two (forthcoming).

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