Essentials of managing stress / Brian Luke Seaward.Material type: TextPublisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014Edition: 3rd edDescription: xxi, 343 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4in.)ISBN: 9781449646318; 9781449698027Subject(s): Stress management | Stress (Psychology) | Mind and bodyDDC classification: 155.9/042 LOC classification: RA785 | .S43295 2014
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. The wellness mandala: holistic stress management -- The nature of stress -- The body: the battlefield for the mind's war games -- The emotions: from a motivation of fear to a motivation of love -- The mind: the psychology of stress -- The spirit: health of the human spirit -- pt. 2. Effective coping skills -- Reframing: creating a positive mind-set -- Comic relief: the healing power of humor -- Simple assertiveness and healthy boundaries -- Time and money: effective resource management -- Expressive art therapy -- Creative problem solving -- Communication skills (in the information age) -- Additional coping skills -- pt. 3. Effective relaxation techniques -- The art of calm: breathing through the 5 senses -- The art of breathing -- The art of meditation -- The power of mental imagery and visualization -- Soothing sounds: music to relax by -- Massage therapy and bodywork -- Hatha yoga -- Self-hypnosis and autogenics -- Nutrition: eating for a healthy immune system -- Physical exercise: flushing out the stress hormones -- Additional relaxation techniques -- Designing your own relaxation program -- Designing your own relaxation program.