Free yourself from harmful stress /

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Main Author: Powell Trevor J., 1955-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:London ; New York : DK Pub., 1997.
Edition:1st American ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • What is stress?
  • Stress and your body
  • A model of stress
  • How to use this book
  • Part 1. Signs of stress
  • Recognize signs of stress
  • Panic attacks
  • Hyperventilation
  • Obsessive Behavior
  • Fears and phobias
  • Depression
  • Irritability and anger
  • Eating disorders
  • Excessive drinking
  • Smoking
  • Tranquilizer addiction
  • Sleep problems
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Low self-esteem
  • Headaches and migraines
  • High blood pressure
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Part 2. Sources of stress
  • What makes you stressed?
  • Change
  • Committing to a partner
  • Becoming a parent
  • Families and children
  • Adolescence
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Living with pain
  • Separation and divorce
  • Stepfamilies
  • Extramarital affairs
  • Holiday stress
  • Midlife crisis
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Accidents and Trauma
  • Exam stress
  • Financial difficulties
  • Caring for the elderly
  • Public speaking
  • Work stress
  • Identify your stresses at work
  • Life without work
  • Part 3. Life skills
  • How well do you cope?
  • Assertiveness
  • Recognizing passive and assertive behavior
  • Six basic assertiveness skills
  • Dealing with criticism
  • Expressing your feelings
  • Saying no
  • Dealing with anger
  • Managing your time
  • Goal planning
  • Overcoming procrastination
  • Controlling perfectionism
  • Delegation
  • Reducing hurry sickness
  • Rational Thinking
  • Challenging distorted thinking
  • Common irrational beliefs
  • How to think less rigidly
  • Laddering your thoughts
  • Positive self-statements
  • Demolish your worries
  • Improving relationships
  • Communicating in relationships
  • How your past affects the present
  • Exercises to enhance your relationship
  • Misplaced jealousy
  • Sulking
  • Improving your sex life
  • Self-care
  • Learning to relax
  • Relaxed breathing
  • Reducing environmental stress
  • Physical exercise
  • Healthy eating
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Expanding your circle of friends
  • Twelve steps to positive mental health
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments

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