From the Back Cover
Cope with stress while keeping your cool
Identify stress triggers and cut them down to size
Master stress management techniques and regain control of your life
Adopt a stress-resilient lifestyle
Tired of letting stress have a negative impact on your life?
Stress Management For Dummies gives you trusted, time-tested guidance on teaching your body and mind to properly cope with stress. Whether it’s love, work, family, finances, or something else that has you in the red zone, this updated edition of Stress Management For Dummies will help you identify the stress triggers in your life and cut them down to size.
Stressed out? ― get the lowdown on what stress is and how it can affect you mentally, physically, and emotionally
Let go ― find out how to treat the physical symptoms of stress, quiet your mind, and deal with day-to-day issues that may be causing stress
Secrets of being stress-free ― discover techniques you can use to decrease the amount of stress in your life, like making changes in the way you think when put in potentially stressful situations
Deal in the real world ― develop day-to-day habits you can incorporate at home and work that will help you live a less stressful life, such as doing stretches, spending time on a hobby, and more
Open the book and find:
Plenty of self-assessments to help you figure out where stress is coming from and how to deal with it
Tips for letting go of muscle tension and quieting your mind
Advice for dealing with time management, anger, workplace stress, and more
The importance of eating right, exercising, and getting sleep
How your thinking stresses you out
The ten biggest sources of stress
About the Author
Allen Elkin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the director of The Stress Management & Counseling Center in New York City. Nationally known for his expertise in the field of stress and emotional disorders, he has appeared frequently on Today, Good Morning America, and Good Day New York.