Stress Management for Dummies

Author(s): Allen Elkin

Health and Wellbeing

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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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 .

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Stress Management 7 Chapter 1: Stressed Out? Welcome to the Club! 9 Chapter 2: Stress Explained (In Surprisingly Few Pages) 23 Chapter 3: Getting Started: Gathering Your Tools 35 Part II: Mastering the Basics 49 Chapter 4: Relaxing Your Body 51 Chapter 5: Quieting Your Mind 73 Chapter 6: Cultivating Mindfulness 97 Chapter 7: Stress-Reducing Organizational Skills 117 Chapter 8: Finding More Time 139 Chapter 9: Eating, Exercising, and Getting Your Zzzs 161 Part III: The Secrets of Stress-Effective Thinking 185 Chapter 10: Understanding How Your Thinking Stresses You Out 187 Chapter 11: Stress-Resilient Values, Goals, and Attitudes 211 Part IV: Managing Your Stress in Real Life 231 Chapter 12: Overcoming Your Anger 233 Chapter 13: Worrying Less 249 Chapter 14: Reducing Interpersonal Stress 271 Chapter 15: De-Stress at Work (And Still Keep Your Job) 295 Chapter 16: Maintaining a Stress-Resilient Lifestyle 315 Part V: The Part of Tens 337 Chapter 17: Ten Habits of Highly Effective Stress Managers 339 Chapter 18: Ten Events That Trigger Stress 343 Index 347

General Fields

  • : 9781118523926
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : 2.015
  • : May 2013
  • : 250mm X 150mm
  • : United States
  • : June 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Allen Elkin
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 155.9042
  • : 384
  • : Black and white