Essentials of Managing Stress

Edition: 5th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2019-09-04
Publisher(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Table of Contents

PartI The Wellness Mandala: Holistic Stress Management
Chapter1 The Nature of Stress
Chapter2 The Body: The Battlefield for the Mind's War Games
Chapter3 The Emotions: From a Motivation of Fear to a Motivation of Love
Chapter4 The Mind: The Psychology of Stress
Chapter5 The Spirit: Health of the Human Spirit
PartII Effective Coping Skills
Chapter6 Reframing: Creating a Positive Mind-Set
Chapter7 Comic Relief: The Healing Power of Humor
Chapter8 Simple Assertiveness and Healthy Boundaries
Chapter9 Time and Money: Effective Resource Management
Chapter10 Expressive Art Therapy
Chapter11 Creative Problem Solving
Chapter12 Communication Skills (in the Information Age)
Chapter13 Additional Coping Skills
PartIII Effective Relaxation Techniques
Chapter14 The Art of Calm: Relaxation Through the Five Senses
Chapter15 The Art of Breathing
Chapter16 The Art of Meditation
Chapter17 The Power of Mental Imagery and Visualization
Chapter18 Soothing Sounds: Music to Relax By
Chapter19 Massage Therapy and Bodywork
Chapter20 Hatha Yoga
Chapter21 Self-Hypnosis and Autogenics
Chapter22 Nutrition: Eating for a Healthy Immune System
Chapter23 Physical Exercise: Flushing Out the Stress Hormones
Chapter24 Ecotherapy: The Healing Power of Nature
Chapter25 Additional Relaxation Techniques
PartIV Designing Your Personal Relaxation Program
Chapter26 Designing Your Personal Relaxation Program

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