The Stress Response

The Stress Response

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Life is stressful, and thata€™s 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 dona€™t 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, youa€™ll: a€c Respond quickly to early signs of stress a€c Approach, not avoid, stressful tasks and events a€c Cope effectively with life events that contribute to stress a€c Change the catastrophic thoughts and biases that make stress worse a€c Practice soothing strategies for calming your bodya€™s 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
Author:Christy Matta
Publisher:New Harbinger Publications - 2012-04-01


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