Life is stressful, and thatas not always a bad thing. A certain amount of stress actually helps us work more productively and take action in a crisis. But recurrent and prolonged stress can paralyze us or lead us to feel exhausted, angry, or overwhelmed. The skills presented in The Stress Response can dramatically change the way you process stress. And they donat take much time to learn. Drawn from a technique therapists use called dialectical behavior therapy, these powerful strategies can help you manage the slings and arrows of life more gracefully and effectively. After learning the skills in this book, youall: ac Respond quickly to early signs of stress ac Approach, not avoid, stressful tasks and events ac Cope effectively with life events that contribute to stress ac Change the catastrophic thoughts and biases that make stress worse ac Practice soothing strategies for calming your bodyas stress responsein your closet, doing laundry or ironing, drawing, painting, scrapbooking, taking photos, doing yard work, sewing, ... What can you do that leaves you feeling neutral or the opposite of stressed-out? ... and exhilarating, such as waterskiing, trapeze lessons, riding a roller coaster, and simulating skydiving in a wind tunnel. 5.
|Title||:||The Stress Response|
|Publisher||:||New Harbinger Publications - 2012-04-01|