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Essentials of managing stress / Brian Luke Seaward, PhD, Paramount Wellness Institute, Boulder, Colorado.

By: Seaward, Brian Luke.
Publisher: Burlington, Massachusetts, USA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, ©2017Edition: Fourth edition.Description: xxiii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781284101508 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Stress management | Stress (Psychology) | Mind and bodyDDC classification: 155.9042 Se19 2017
Contents:
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.
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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.

College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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