9780534644765

Stress Management for Life A Research-Based Experiential Approach (with Stress Relief DVD, Activities Manual, and InfoTrac 1-Semester Printed Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534644765

  • ISBN10:

    0534644767

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/30/2006
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE was written to emphasize experiential learning by clearly explaining 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" DVD, and student "Activities Manual." 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, 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

Stress In Today's World
Self-Assessment
The Science of Stress
The Mind/Body Connection
Power of Perceptions
Thinking and Choosing
Mindfulness
Managing Emotions
The Importance of Values
Spirituality: the Surprise Key to Stress Management
Time and Life Management
Money Matters
Social Support, Relationships and Communication
Creating a Healing Environment
Healthy Lifestyles
Introduction to Relaxation
Take a Breath
Autogenics
Progressive Relaxation
Guided Imagery - Use Your Imagination
Meditation - It's Not What You Think
Yoga
Complementary and Alternative Health
Other Stress Reduction Strategies
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