Essentials of Managing Stress W/ CD

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Aug 24, 2011 - Medical - 314 pages
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Essentials of Managing Stress, Second Edition teaches practical skills and techniques to handle the daily stresses in life. While other texts are heavy with theory, this book offers both theory and effective application. With over 80 exercises that teach students effective coping skills and relaxation techniques, Essentials of Managing Stress emphasizes that one must look at the mind, body, and spirit as equal parts of the whole person to deal with stress effectively.
 

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Contents

The Nature of Stress
3
The Battlefield for the Minds War Games
27
From a Motivation of Fear to a Motivation of Love
43
The Psychology of Stress
55
The Health of the Human Spirit
67
Effective Coping Skills
95
Creating a Positive MindSet
97
The Healing Power of Humor
105
The Art of Breathing
187
The Art of Meditation
197
The Power of Mental Imagery and Visualization
211
Music to Relax By
221
Massage Therapy and Bodywork
229
Hatha Yoga
237
SelfHypnosis and Autogenics
247
Eating for a Healthy Immune System
257

Simple Assertiveness and Healthy Boundaries
117
Effective Resource Management
127
Expressive Art Therapy
143
Creative Problem Solving
149
Additional Coping Skills
161
Effective Relaxation Techniques
177
Relaxation through the Five Senses
179
Flushing Out the Stress Hormones
269
Additional Relaxation Techniques
279
Designing Your Personal Relaxation Program
287
Designing Your Personal Relaxation Program
289
Index
303
Photo Credits
314
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