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The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity
The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity
Melanie Greenberg PhD. “For people suffering from stress, this book is a godsend. ” —Kristin Neff, PhD, author of Self-Compassion - "Highly recommended for mental health professionals and consumer health readers looking to manage stress...

The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living
The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living
Amit Sood. Have you ever driven several miles without noticing anything on the road, or read a page in a book without registering any of it? Do the day's worries and disappointments crowd your mind as you're trying to fall asleep at night? Do you feel stressed much of the time and aren't sure how to find peace?...

The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
Kelly McGonigal. Drawing from groundbreaking research, psychologist and award-winning teacher Kelly McGonigal, PhD, offers a surprising new view of stress—one that reveals the upside of stress, and shows us exactly how to capitalize on its benefits...

Stress-Proof: The Scientific Solution to Protect Your Brain and Body--and Be More Resilient Every Day
Stress-Proof: The Scientific Solution to Protect Your Brain and Body--and Be More Resilient Every Day
Mithu Storoni. Discover simple, science-based strategies for beating stress at its own game - When’s the best time to exercise – and how much is too much? Which foods fortify the brain, and which do the opposite? How can we use music, movement, and motivation to boost our rational brain and keep our cool no...

The End of Stress: Four Steps to Rewire Your Brain
The End of Stress: Four Steps to Rewire Your Brain
Don Joseph Goewey. We all know that stress is serious. If ignored too long, it becomes life-threateningly serious. Yet 83 percent of Americans are doing nothing about it. Don’t be one of them. There’s now a solution to stress that literally rewires your brain for a life of doing well, and being well, on your way...

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
Martha Davis. The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world...

The Stress of Life
The Stress of Life
Hans Selye. A physician explains the general-adaptation-syndrome concept of stress and discusses the laboratory research that led to its evolution

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
Bob Stahl. Stress and pain are nearly unavoidable in our daily lives; they are part of the human condition. This stress can often leave us feeling irritable, tense, overwhelmed, and burned-out. The key to maintaining balance is responding to stress not with frustration and self-criticism, but with mindful, nonjudgmental...

The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth
The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth
Glenn R. Schiraldi. How millions of PTSD suffers learned to live without fear, pain, depression, and self-doubtThe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition introduces survivors, loved ones, and helpers to the remarkable range of treatment alternatives and self-management techniques...

Stress (Hope for the Heart, June Hunt)
Stress (Hope for the Heart, June Hunt)
June Hunt. Stress: Running on Empty will help you to discover how to balance stress, how to find peace in the midst of chaotic circumstances, and how to avoid becoming a mess because of stress. Are the effects of a crazy busy schedule weighing you down? Do you feel that if you have just one more pressure added...

Retraining the Brain: A 45-Day Plan to Conquer Stress and Anxiety
Retraining the Brain: A 45-Day Plan to Conquer Stress and Anxiety
Dr. Frank Lawlis. Stress relief that works from the New York Times bestselling author of The ADD Answer and the chief content advisor for the Dr. Phil show - With his bestselling books, Frank Lawlis has brought psychological relief to millions...

Sacred Stress: A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change
Sacred Stress: A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change
George R. Faller MS LMFT. Stress is a part of modern life―discover how to use it to grow spiritually, emotionally and psychologically. "Stress takes life and gives life. . . . It can propel us forward into new opportunities but can also hold us back in fear and exhaustion...

Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina, and Stress Relief
Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina, and Stress Relief
David Winston. The definitive guide to adaptogenic herbs, formerly known as “tonics,” that counter the effects of age and stress on the body - • Reveals how adaptogens increase the body’s resistance to adverse influences - • Provides a history of the use of these herbal remedies and the actions, properties,...

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids: Help for Children to Cope with Stress, Anxiety, and Transitions (Instant Help)
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids: Help for Children to Cope with Stress, Anxiety, and Transitions (Instant Help)
Lawrence E. Shapiro PhD. Children pay close attention to their parents' moods. When parents feel upset, their kids may become anxious, and when parents wind down, children also get the chance to relax. When you feel overwhelmed and stressed, it can be hard to help your child feel balanced...

Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life
Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life
Dr. Stuart Shanker. There’s no such thing as a bad kid. That’s what a lifetime of experience has taught Dr. Stuart Shanker. No matter how difficult, out of control, distracted, or exhausted a child might seem, there’s a way forward: self-regulation...

Stress: Peace Amid Pressure (Resources for Changing Lives) David Powlison. Are you overwhelmed by stress? On edge? Pressured to achieve? Spinning into free fall? What is the "noise" going on inside you? Or are you quiet inside? - Here David Powlison invites you to look at Psalm 131 to learn how to quiet your soul...

The Stress Effect: Why Smart Leaders Make Dumb Decisions--And What to Do About It Henry L. Thompson Ph.D.. Reveals the powerful and undermining effects of stress on good decision making-and what leaders can do about it The ability to make sound and timely decisions is the mark of a good leader. But when leaders with otherwise strong track records suddenly begin making poor decisions-as seen in the recent...

Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On Sharon Melnick. Identifies quick-fix methods for reducing work-related stress and increasing productivity both in and out of the office, including tips for keeping a cool head, turning self-criticism into self-confidence, and increasing focus...

From Stress to Stillness: Tools for Inner Peace Gina Lake. Most stress is created by how we think about things. From Stress to Stillness will help you to examine what you're thinking and change your relationship to your thoughts so that they no longer result in stress...

Change Your Thinking: Overcome Stress, Anxiety, and Depression, and Improve Your Life with CBT Sarah Edelman. Practicing psychologist Sarah Edelman clearly lays out how to use CBT to develop rational thought patterns in response to upsetting emotions and situations. By following the practical, easy-to-follow exercises and examples, you can take control of your thoughts, emotions, and feelings, and find more...

Work without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success Derek Roger. FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT STRESS. If you’re like most people, you probably think that stress is an inevitable part of life. The truth is: it’s not. In a groundbreaking 30-year study, Dr. Derek Roger has discovered that everything we think we know about stress―and how we should “manage”...

Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves! (Laugh & Learn®) Trevor Romain. More kids than ever feel worried, stressed out, and anxious every day. Their parents and teachers may not know—because kids don’t want to talk about it, or they don’t know how to put their worries into words...

Unwind!: 7 Principles for a Stress-Free Life Michael Olpin. This book by Michael Olpin, a top-notch stress expert, and Sam Bracken, a no-longer-stressed-out writer, stands out from other books on stress management in one significant way: its “whole-person” approach...

Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being Brian Luke Seaward. Revised, updated and reorganized, Managing Stress: Principles & Strategies for Health and Well-Being Eighth Edition, provides a comprehensive approach to stress management honoring the integration, balance, and harmony of mind, body, spirit, and emotions...

Managing Traumatic Stress Through Art: Drawing from the Center Barry M. Cohen. Three art therapists have collaborated to produce this unique workbook. Designed especially for trauma survivors, Managing Traumatic Stress Through Art introduces inventive ways to understand, manage, and transform the aftereffects of trauma...

Color Me Stress-Free: Nearly 100 Coloring Templates to Unplug and Unwind (A Zen Coloring Book) Lacy Mucklow. The perfect book for stressed-out adults who want to reconnect, simply and easily, with their inner creativity. Work, kids, relationships, meetings, traffic, bills. . . we are all faced with stress on a daily basis...

Stress: 17 Stress Management Habits to Reduce Stress, Live Stress-Free & Worry Less Linda Westwood. Struggling With Stress? Discover 17 LIFE-CHANGING Habits That WILL Relax Your Worries, Calm You Down, & Keep You Happy! - FREE BONUS INCLUDED: If you download this book, you will get a FREE DOWNLOAD of Linda Westwood's best selling book, Quick & Easy Weight Loss: 97 Scientifically PROVEN Tips Even For...

Transforming Stress: The Heartmath Solution for Relieving Worry, Fatigue, and Tension Doc Childre. It's the quintessential buzz word of modern life. It hangs on everyone's lips from the first miles of the morning commute until the screeching alarm clock starts yet another day. Countless articles and studies tell the same story: lives controlled by unmanaged stress end early and none too well...

Transcending Post-infidelity Stress Disorder (PISD): The Six Stages of Healing Dennis C. Ortman. Have you been traumatized by infidelity?   The phrase "broken heart" belies the real trauma behind the all-too-common occurrence of infidelity. Psychologist Dennis Ortman likens the psychological aftermath of sexual betrayal to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in its origin and symptoms, including...

Stress Management For Dummies Allen Elkin. Tired of letting stress have a negative impact on your life? Easy. It's impossible to get through life without encountering stress. And unfortunately, most of us learn the incorrect ways to cope with it...

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