Get a Grip!: Overcoming Stress and Thriving in the Workplace

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 22, 2004 - Business & Economics - 215 pages
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Practical tips and easy exercises for relieving the stress of everyday life
Get a Grip! offers powerful, prescriptive advice for living and thriving in our high-stress times. Integrating techniques that relax the mind, the body, and the spirit, it presents quick and easy ways to make the day less stressful-and get the most out of each and every day. For business owners, office workers, and even those who work at home raising a family, Get a Grip! helps them understand the sources of their stress and deal with it effectively with advice on such topics as: stress-busting exercises, breathing techniques, meditation, visualization, diet, attitude, humor and work/life balance. Though it's impossible to lead a completely stress-free life, Get a Grip! will help everyone-from CEOs to homemakers-deal with the difficulties of daily life.
Bob Losyk (Fort Lauderdale, FL) is a business consultant, trainer, and international speaker whose clients include American Express, Honda, Marriott, Taco Bell, IBM, and Inc. magazine, among others. His articles on management have appeared in such magazines as Futurist, Travel Weekly and Training & Development Journal.
 

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Contents

1 Why Are We So Stressed Out?
1
2 Get a Grip or Burn Out
23
3 Shaping Up to Keep Stress Down
41
4 The MindBody Connection
65
5 Destressing Tools for Mind Body and Spirit Fitness
89
6 Whats Food Got to Do with It?
105
7 Tackling Stress with a Tickle
119
8 Staying Sane While Traveling at Warped Speed
137
9 Get a Grip on Time
155
10 Fifty Ways to Leave Your Stressors
175
11 Getting and Keeping Your Grip
201
References
211
About the Author
215
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BOB LOSYK is a business consultant, trainer, and international speaker on the topic of stress management. His clients include such corporations as American Express, IBM, Inc. magazine, Hyatt Hotels, Marriott Corporation, Honda, Subway, Taco Bell, and many more.

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