Stress Management For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 20, 2013 - Self-Help - 384 pages
Tired of letting stress have a negative impact on your life? Easy.

It's impossible to get through life without encountering stress. And unfortunately, most of us learn the incorrect ways to cope with it. Thankfully, Stress Management For Dummies gives you trusted, time-tested guidance on teaching your body and mind to properly cope with stress while keeping your sanity intact.

Whether it's love, work, family, or something else that has you in the red zone, this updated edition of Stress Management For Dummies will help you identify the stress triggers in your life and cut them down to size — all without losing your cool.

  • Shows you how to use stress in a positive, motivational way instead of letting it negatively affect your life
  • Teaches you to retrain your body and mind to react positively to stress
  • Helps you overcome common stresses faced in modern life

If you want to manage stress and get back to living a normal life, Stress Management For Dummies has you covered.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Getting Started with Stress Management 7
9
Stress Explained In Surprisingly Few Pages
23
Stressed Out? Welcome to the Club 9 Chapter 2 Stress Explained In Surprisingly Few Pages 23 Chapter 3 Getting Started Gathering Your Tools
35
Mastering the Basics
49
Quieting Your Mind
73
Cultivating Mindfulness
97
StressReducing Organizational Skills
117
StressResilient Values Goals and Attitudes
211
Understanding How Your Thinking Stresses You Out 187 Chapter 11 StressResilient Values Goals and Attitudes 211 Part IV Managing Your Stress i...
231
Worrying Less
249
Reducing Interpersonal Stress
271
DeStress at Work And Still Keep Your Job
295
Reducing Interpersonal Stress 271 Chapter 15 DeStress at Work And Still Keep Your Job 295 Chapter 16 Maintaining a StressResilient Lifestyle
315
The Part of Tens
337
Ten Events That Trigger Stress
343

Finding More Time
139
Eating Exercising and Getting Your Zzzs
161
StressReducing Organizational Skills 117 Chapter 8 Finding More Time 139 Chapter 9 Eating Exercising and Getting Your Zzzs 161 Part III The Sec...
185

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About the author (2013)

Allen Elkin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the director of The Stress Management & Counseling Center in New York City. Nationally known for his expertise in the field of stress and emotional disorders, he has appeared frequently on Today, Good Morning America, and Good Day New York.

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