Stress Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness

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Ballantine Books, 2004 - Self-Help - 421 pages
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Are you among the 95 million Americans who suffer from stress during these trying times? Revised and comprehensive, this invaluable guide helps you identify the specific areas of stress in your life–familial, work-related, social, emotional–and offers proven techniques for dealing with every one of them. New material includes information on how men and women differ in response to stress, updated statistics on disorders and drugs, the ways terrorism and the information age impact stress, the key benefits of spirituality, alternative medicine, exercise, and nutrition. Stress Management will help you

• test your personal responses to daily stress– and chart your progress in controlling it
• learn specific techniques for relaxation– from “scanning” to “imagery training”
• discover how to deal with life’s critical moments without stress
• embark on a program to improve your physical health as a major step toward stress management
• discern which types of stress must be reduced and which kinds you can turn into positive motivation
  

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You mean I'm not crazy?! Boredom can cause stress? You can be stressed without major upheaval, just everyday stuff? If you've been having trouble sleeping, snapping at your family for "no reason ... Read full review

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You mean I'm not crazy?! Boredom can cause stress? You can be stressed without major upheaval, just everyday stuff? If you've been having trouble sleeping, snapping at your family for "no reason ... Read full review

Contents

How Do You Respond to Stress?
5
of Wellness
20
Beginning to Manage Your Stress
40
r 5 Progressive Deep Muscle and Scanning Relaxation
47
H a p T E R 6 Autogenic Phrases and Images How to Relax
67
The Windows of Your Mind
79
and Stress Management
86
Image Rehearsal 93
92
SECTION VI
248
Focusing Your Laser
272
SECTION VII
299
and Weight Control
328
111
334
for Stress Management 355
354
Music for Stress Management
379
and Other Resources
391

V
169
S E C T I O N V
223
Becoming Assertive
234

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