Stress Management

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Breathing Space Institute, 2001 - Self-Help - 166 pages
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High employee stress can cause problems in the workplace. While not only increasing the employee's risk for health problems, it also can cost the company thousands in lost work days and increased medical costs. The 10 Minute Guide to Stress Management is the perfect solution for busy managers and professionals. Expert author Jeff Davidson walks workers through ways to decrease their stress level and increase their productivity. Readers learn how to:
-- Understand why they are stressed
-- Identify inducers -- both at work and at home
-- Manage information and that overwhelmed feeling
-- Implement practical tips that work for reducing stress such as sleep and eating habitsBR>-- Make exercise and private time work for managing stress
 

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The Ten Minute Guide to Managing Stress, in my opinion, is a bargain. It
covers the spectrum of common stressors that each must face and offers practical solutions.

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Good one, must read.

Contents

Scout Your Destination and Check the Weather
79
Maintain a Routine
80
Fuel for the Road
81
Sleepless in Seattle?
83
International Travel
84
The 30Second Recap
85
The TimeMoneyStress Connection
86
Making Frugality Pay Off
89

A Toll on the Body and Mind
15
Stress Gender and Childhood Experiences
16
The 30Second Recap
18
The Toxic Workplace
19
An Organizational Culture of Stress
20
Stress in the Startup Company
22
Taming the Beast
24
When Your Boss Encourages Workaholism
25
The 30Second Recap
26
Managing Office Stress
27
The Importance of Keeping Stress Levels in Check
29
When Stress Threatens Your Professional Relationships
30
Simple Ways to Maintain Balance
31
The Quest for Balance
34
Make Your Time Away Count
35
The 30Second Recap
36
Stress at Home
37
Tips for Conflict Management
41
Becoming More Aware
43
The 30Second Recap
46
Getting Sleep Staying in Balance
47
The Signs Are Highly Visible
49
The Microsleep Phenomena
51
Unfair to Yourself and to Your Employer
52
Is Lack of Sleep Diminishing Your Staffs Effectiveness?
53
The 30Second Recap
55
Curbing Procrastination
56
First Get Organized
57
Proceeding Without Pain
59
Seeking Help from Others
62
Ways to Help Yourself
64
The 30Second Recap
65
The Stress of Information Overload
66
Cutting Books Down to Size
68
Reading on the Run
69
Lessening Your Task
71
The 30Second Recap
73
Taking the Stress Out of Travel
74
Getting Organized Is the Key
75
Preparation Goes a Long Way
77
Investing for the Long Term
90
Assessing Yourself
91
The 30Second Recap
94
Visualization and Guided Imagery
95
Newtons Law
100
No Miracle Cures Here
103
Breathing
104
NewAge Psychobabble?
105
Breathing Techniques
106
Other Breathing Techniques
108
Cleansing Clarifying and Energizing
109
Thats It?
110
The 30Second Recap
111
Meditation
112
A Different Discipline Altogether
113
Types of Meditation
114
A Common Thread
117
Working Meditation into Your Everyday Life
120
The 30Second Recap
122
Yoga Tai Chi and Stretching
123
Getting Started in Yoga
125
Stretching Exercises
127
Tai Chi Not Chai Tea
129
Finding the Right Fit
132
The 30Second Recap
133
The Spas Have It
134
Not So New
135
Service Supreme
136
Short Break Anyone?
137
Equal Access
139
Finding the Perfect Fit
140
The 30Second Recap
141
Profound Choices
142
An Example of Grace Under Pressure
145
A Parting Letter
146
The 30Second Recap
147
Glossary
148
Further Reading
152
Index
157
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