9780452280427

Calm at Work Breeze Through Your Day Feeling Calm, Relaxed and In Control

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  • ISBN13:

    9780452280427

  • ISBN10:

    0452280427

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: Plume
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Summary

The author of "The Little Book of Calm" turns his focus to the workplace with more than 100 techniques for instant relief from tension, stress, and anxiety.

Table of Contents

A Personal Notep. xi
The First Steps to Calm
How To Use This Bookp. 3
Would Somebody Please Tell Me What Happened?p. 6
How Susceptible Are You?p. 12
Who has most reason to complain?p. 13
What does it mean to be 'stressed'?p. 14
Putting the Fun Back Into Workp. 26
Invest in calmp. 28
Discount the silly excusesp. 30
Take This First Stepp. 35
Life-Changing Choicesp. 36
Your life prioritiesp. 36
Your circumstancesp. 40
Employers to Choose Fromp. 41
How to choose your employerp. 42
Sanity-Saving Understandingsp. 47
The Shared nature of workp. 47
The nature of businessp. 48
The purpose of employmentp. 49
The power of the individualp. 50
Life-Enriching Pieces of Advicep. 52
Look on the bright sidep. 52
Assume responsibility for yourselfp. 52
Do your own job firstp. 53
Have a lifep. 54
Learn to breathep. 55
Areas Where You Can Make a Differencep. 56
Behaviourp. 56
Attitudep. 57
Circumstancep. 57
Procedurep. 58
Planningp. 58
Decision-makingp. 59
Causes of Stress in the Workplacep. 60
Timep. 62
Controlp. 66
Selfp. 70
Socialp. 79
Changep. 84
Physicalp. 85
Lifestyle habitsp. 87
Your Portfolio of Calm Solutions
First, Make a Decisionp. 91
Second, Take a Calm Breathp. 94
Breathe deeplyp. 96
Breathe slowlyp. 101
Listenp. 102
Third, Send Your Subconscious to Workp. 105
Managing your subconsciousp. 110
Four Tools of the Subconsciousp. 114
Visualisationp. 115
Affirmationp. 118
Self-hypnosisp. 121
Assumptionp. 127
When the Cause is Timep. 130
Controlling timep. 131
Depressurising deadlinesp. 137
Procrastinationp. 139
Overworkp. 142
Information overloadp. 147
Your timep. 153
When the Cause is Controlp. 157
Take control of your lifep. 158
When the Cause is Youp. 170
Plan to be calmp. 171
A positive changep. 182
Dealing with worriesp. 191
B-type transformationsp. 205
Drive controlp. 209
Take the time to be calmp. 215
Secure is a state of mindp. 222
When the Cause is Socialp. 226
Getting what you wantp. 231
Handling superiorsp. 254
Slipstreamingp. 260
When the Cause is Changep. 265
When the Cause is Physicalp. 273
Calm the buildingp. 274
De-stressing the workplacep. 280
Calm associationsp. 286
A calm mind in a calm bodyp. 291
The ups and downs of workplace tensionp. 302
When the Cause is your Lifestylep. 312
Longer-Term Calm Solutions
Now, for the Serious Stuffp. 321
The six ways to lasting calmp. 322
The calm techniquep. 325
Help!p. 332
Calm in a crisisp. 332
Stay Calmp. 334
The Calm Centrep. 334
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