9780324599435

Stress Management for Life : A Research Based Experimental Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324599435

  • ISBN10:

    0324599439

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/9/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE: A RESEARCH-BASED EXPERIENTIAL APPROACH, SECOND EDITION emphasizes experiential learning and clearly explains the "how to" of stress management and prevention. Michael Olpin and Margie Hesson offer students more than just a book about stress; they offer students a life-changing experience. This text empowers students to experience personal wellness by understanding and managing stress. The authors encourage students to personalize the information in the text through practical applications and a "tool-box" of stress-reducing resources, including the stress relief audio files and student activities, both found on the Premium Website. Well-researched, this text gives stress-related topics a real-life context and helps motivate students to manage stress in a way that accommodates their lifestyle, values and goals. Your students will thank you for this text! After reading STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE: A RESEARCH-BASED EXPERIENTIAL APPROACH, students will realize that living with stress is unnecessary and that there are simple and effective ways to create a happier, stress-free life.

Table of Contents

Getting Started
Stress in Today's World
Self-Assessment
Understanding Stress
The Science of Stress
The Mind/Body Connection
Stress-Prevention Strategies
Power of Perceptions
Thinking and Choosing
Mindfulness
Managing Emotions
The Importance of Values
Spirituality
Time and Life Management
Money Matters
Social Support, Relationships and Communication
Creating a Healing Environment
Healthy Lifestyles
Stress-Reduction Techniques
Introduction to Relaxation
Take a Breath
Autogenics
Progressive Relaxation
Guided Imagery -: Use Using Your Imagination
Meditation
Yoga
Alternative and Complementary Health
More Stress Reduction Strategies
Glossary Photo credits Index
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