A positive book on a health issue that is increasingly prevalent in the 1990s. Some stress is good for you providing you handle it in the correct way. Using the exercises and charts in this workbook, readers can build up a picture of the stress in their lives and how they handle it.
A positive book on a health issue that is increasingly prevalent in the 1990s. Some stress is good for you providing you handle it in the correct way. Using the exercises and charts in this workbook, readers can build up a picture of the stress in their lives and how they handle it. The exercises will reveal the roots of each individual's response to stress and where their own strengths and weaknesses lie. The book explains how to react postively to stressful situations. It is in the format of a workbook and deals with all types of stress - both in professional and personal life. Detailed case studies demonstrating how the techniques work are also featured.
Part 1 What is stress: exploring perceptions; defining stress; responses to pressure; how do you react under pressure; fight or flight; achieving the right balance. Part 2 Are you stress-prone?: life events; your personality type; "there is nothing either good or bad - but thinking makes it so" ("Hamlet"); messages from the past; "shoulds" and "oughts"; messages for the future. Part 3 Dealing with people: ways of behaving; being aggressive; being manipulative; being passive; being assertive; "I just can't say 'no!'"; "I hate criticism!"; "I see red!". Part 4 Changing your lifestyle: "There aren't enough hours in the day"; couch potatoes; "I feel so wound up"; comfort food; balance and stability.
The Good Stress Guide by Mary Hartley
Overcoming common problems
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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