Stress Management for Life A Research-Based Experiential Approach (with Activity Manual)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-27
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE was written to emphasize experiential learning by clearly explaining the "how to" of stress management and prevention. It prepares students to use good stress management skills to enhance their personal wellness. The text captures student's interest by being written in a clear, interesting style with a variety of attention-grabbing features appearing throughout the book, including the "Real Stories, Real People" vignettes. The text provides motivation and inspiration, along with important facts, includes a strong foundation of well-research information, and provides students with the ability to understand their personal relationship to stress and strategies for improvement. After reading STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE, students' will learn that they do not have to live with stress and that there are ways to live a happier, stress-free life. Students are given a tool chest of techniques they can each individually use in learning how to deal with stress, including the "Stress Relief DVD," lab booklet, and activities manual. From the personable styles of the authors to the practical applications and video examples, this text will teach you how to effectively manage stress in a wide-variety of life situations.

Table of Contents

Stress In Today's World
The Science of Stress
The Mind/Body Connection
Power of Perceptions
Thinking and Choosing
Managing Emotions
The Importance of Values
Time and Life Management
Money Matters
Social Support, Relationships and Communication
Creating a Healing Environment
Healthy Lifestyles
Introduction to Relaxation
Take a Breath
Progressive Relaxation
Guided Imagery - Use Your Imagination
Complementary and Alternative Health
More Stress Reduction Strategies
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