Each Chapter gives clear instructions on how to successfully carry out each technique and also gives the time it might take to master the approach.
Stress is now considered one of he leading causes of illness and poor mental function often giving poor outcomes which results in even more stress. It beholds us to look at ways to reduce our stress levels so we can function at a higher level both for ourselves and the people around us.
The contents of this book are:
Chs 1 to 5 Detemining your stress triggers; Breathing; Progressive Relaxation; Meditaton.
Chs 6 to 10 Visualization; Applied Relaxation Training; Self-Hypnosis; Autogenics; Brief Combination Techniques.
Chs 11 to 15 Focusing; Refuting Irrational Ideas; Facing Worry and Anxiety; Coping Skills Training for Fears; Anger Inoculations.
Chs 16 to 20 Goal Setting and Time management; Assertiveness Training; Work Stree Management; Nutrition and Stress; Exercise.
Ch 21 When It Doesn't Come Easy - Getting Unstuck.
Authors:- Davies, Eshelman, McKay pub 2008 6th edt (USA) pb 371 pages.