The Relaxation Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids

The Relaxation   Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids

55 activities to help your family: reduce stress, fear & worry, become more confident, relaxed & resilient, manage difficult emotions.

Author: Lawrence E. Shapiro

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781572245822

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 130

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The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook for Kids offers parents a variety of techniques they can use to help their children relax, unwind, and deal constructively with common stressors such as divorce, loss of a loved one, a family move, starting at a new school, and more.
Categories: Family & Relationships

The Stress Workbook

The Stress Workbook

The chances are that if you are using this workbook you are already thinking about how to reduce the stress you have. Becoming familiar with the biology of stress can be another building block in our effort to understand stress more ...

Author: Maureen Cooper

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472144140

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

View: 465

Stress is an unavoidable part of life that we will all encounter at various times, be it due to a one-off event such as losing a job or the break-up of a relationship, or from facing long-term difficulties such as working in a stressful environment or caring for someone who is ill. How well we deal with stress will influence the extent to which it affects our lives. Maureen Cooper explains why humans are designed to respond to stress in a certain way and why this can even be helpful at times. She goes on to show how to transform our habitual way of responding to stress by training ourselves in compassion and thereby improving our sense of control and wellbeing. In this workbook, you can learn to manage stress better: · Using tried and tested compassion techniques · Via case studies and practical exercises
Categories: Psychology

The Stress Less Workbook

The Stress Less Workbook

Why did you buy this book? • What would you like to change about how you manage stress? • How does stress interfere with your life? • What do you have to gain by reducing your stress? • What negative consequences of stress would you ...

Author: Jonathan S. Abramowitz

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781609184711

Category: Self-Help

Page: 326

View: 141

You may not be able to change the things that are stressing you out, but what if you could respond differently? How would it feel to let go of chronic worry and tension, manage your time more effectively, be less irritable and exhausted, and tackle everyday hassles with confidence? Now you can find out for yourself. Weaving together proven self-help strategies, prominent clinician-researcher Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz helps you accomplish more--and stress less. Easy-to-use worksheets, forms, and numerous examples show you step by step how to create a personalized anti-stress action plan. You'll learn where stress comes from, when it can actually be beneficial, and how it gets out of control. Dr. Abramowitz provides the guidance, specific instructions, and encouragement you need to: *Break free of all-or-nothing thinking and other mental traps. *Get more out of each hour in the day. *Resolve conflicts with your partner or kids. *Cope with work problems and financial strains. *Use meditation to attain a sense of well-being. *Set achievable goals for healthy eating and exercise. *Meet your deadlines--without running yourself into the ground. *Reduce stress-related pain and other health concerns.
Categories: Self-Help

The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens

The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens

—Amishi Jha, PhD, University of Miami “Gina Biegel's The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens is the go-to book for teens wanting to lower their stress and navigate the challenges of life with more skill and resilience.

Author: Gina M. Biegel

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781684030200

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 136

View: 108

Between school, friends, and planning for the future, it’s easy to feel stressed out. Written by a psychotherapist specializing in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and featuring brand new exercises, The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens, Second Edition shows how mindfulness skills can help you relax, prioritize, and keep calm during stressful times. Your teenage years are some of the most stressful of your life. With pressure about grades at school, parents who just don’t seem to get it, dating, and friends who drive you crazy, it’s no wonder. But here's the good news! If you learn a few strategies for getting stress under control now, you’ll have the skills you need to deal with problems and difficult feelings that life sends your way—in high school and beyond. The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens is a collection of simple workbook activities that will teach you to reduce your worries using a technique called mindfulness. Mindfulness is a way to be aware of your thoughts and feelings in the present moment. You can use mindfulness when you start to feel as though things are spinning out of control, so you can stop worrying about what might happen and focus instead on what’s happening now. If you’re like many people, you find it easy to look at your negative qualities or feel there is no way to fix your problems or stress. This book is about building on the resources, skills, and positive qualities that you might not even realize you have. It is a way to move from “I'm powerless” thinking to “I can do it!” thinking. Hundreds of teens in mindfulness-based stress reduction classes have used activities like the ones in this book, and here is what some of them have said: “I have learned to let things go and move on from bad experiences.” “I felt that the coping skills learned are easy enough and effective enough to be used when I need. I now feel at the very least that I have the ability to reduce my stress.” “I learned new and different ways to stay relaxed and how to deal with stress and now I don’t worry much.” If they can do it, so can you! By practicing the skills outlined in this workbook, you'll be well on your way to developing lasting resilience and a new kind of strength—one that comes from within. Why not get started today?
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction

The Relaxation Stress Reduction Workbook

The Relaxation   Stress Reduction Workbook

Each chapter of this workbook follows a practical format, including a history of the technique covered, symptom effectiveness, examples, checklist, further reading and homework.

Author: Martha Davis

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 1572245492

Category: Self-Help

Page: 371

View: 143

Each chapter of this workbook follows a practical format, including a history of the technique covered, symptom effectiveness, examples, checklist, further reading and homework.
Categories: Self-Help

Starving the Stress Gremlin

Starving the Stress Gremlin

This informative workbook is easy to read and fun for a young person aged 10+ to complete either on their own or with the help of a parent or practitioner.

Author: Kate Collins-Donnelly

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857006721

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

View: 194

Watch out for the Stress Gremlin – he loves to feed on your stress, and as he gets bigger and bolder, you get more and more stressed! How can he be stopped? Don't give him any more stress to eat, and watch him and your stress disappear! Starving the Stress Gremlin shows young people how they can manage their stress levels through a range of effective techniques based on cognitive behavioural principles. Engaging and fun activities as well as real life stories from other young people show how our thoughts are related to our behaviour and emotions, allowing young people to understand why they get stressed, the effects of stress and how to 'starve' their Stress Gremlin! This informative workbook is easy to read and fun for a young person aged 10+ to complete either on their own or with the help of a parent or practitioner. It is also a valuable stress management resource for those working with young people, including mental health practitioners, youth workers, social workers and education sector staff.
Categories: Psychology

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook

It is not uncommon for people to become overwhelmed by all the stresses in their lives. ... The major objective of this workbook is to help you achieve symptom relief using relaxation and stress reduction techniques.

Author: Martha Davis

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781684033362

Category: Self-Help

Page: 368

View: 630

Now in its seventh edition—with more than one million copies sold worldwide—The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook remains the go-to resource for stress reduction strategies that can be incorporated into even the busiest lives. The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world. Now in its seventh edition, this fully revised and updated workbook—highly regarded by therapists and their clients—offers the latest stress reduction techniques to combat the effects of stress and integrate healthy relaxation habits into every aspect of daily life. This new edition also includes powerful self-compassion practices, fully updated chapters on the most effective tools for coping with anxiety, fear, and panic—such as worry delay and defusion, two techniques grounded in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)—as well as a new section focused on body scan. In the workbook, you’ll explore your own stress triggers and symptoms, and learn how to create a personal action plan for stress reduction. Each chapter features a different method for relaxation, explains why the method works, and provides on-the-spot exercises you can do when you feel stressed out. The result is a comprehensive yet accessible workbook that will help you to curb stress and cultivate a more peaceful life.
Categories: Self-Help

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Stress Reduction

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Stress Reduction

“The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Stress Reduction is not a workbook on how to rid yourself of those difficult feelings that get in your way. The book brings in compassion, meaningfulness, and acceptance of the inevitable.

Author: Fredrik Livheim

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781684031306

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

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Stress is a part of life—but it doesn’t have to take over your life. With this guide, you’ll develop the skills needed to help you manage difficult emotions, cultivate self-compassion, adopt positive physical and emotional habits, build resilience, and connect with your true values. Everyone experiences stress. From the moment we wake up in the morning to the moment we finally settle into bed at night, our days are packed with stressful moments—some big and some small—that can quickly add up and feel overwhelming. Unfortunately, you can’t escape stress. But you can change the way you relate to it. This important workbook will show you how. Written by internationally renowned ACT experts, The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Stress Reduction offers a powerful ten-week program for stress management drawing on the latest research in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindfulness. You’ll gain a better understanding of what stress really is, how it affects the brain and body, and what you can do to manage and reduce stress in your life. You’ll discover how to build resilience and set smart, effective personal goals that align with your values. And finally, you’ll learn to be more aware of how you deal with stress in the moment. Stress is an unavoidable side effect of being human in today’s fast-paced world. But with this workbook, you’ll build the skills necessary to keep stress in its place and live a more vital life!
Categories: Self-Help

The Getting Things Done Workbook

The Getting Things Done Workbook

This handy instructional manual will give both seasoned GTD users and newcomers alike clear action steps to take to reach a place of sustained efficiency.

Author: David Allen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780143133438

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 841

An accessible, practical, step-by-step how-to guide that supplements Getting Things Done by providing the details, the how-to's, and the practices to apply GTD more fully and easily in daily life The incredible popularity of Getting Things Done revealed people's need to take control of their own productivity with a system that reduces the stress of staying on top of it all. Around the world hundreds of certified trainers and coaches are engaged full time in teaching the process, supported by a grassroots movement of Meetup groups, LinkedIn groups, Facebook groups, podcasts, blogs and dozens of apps based on it. While Getting Things Done remains the definitive way to gain perspective over work and create the mental space for creativity and mindfulness, The Getting Things Done Workbook enhances the original by providing an accessible guide to the GTD methodology in workbook form. The workbook divides the process into small, manageable segments to allow for easier learning and doing. Each chapter identifies a challenge the reader may be facing--such as being overwhelmed by too many to-do lists, a messy desk, or email overload--and explains the GTD concept to address. The lessons can be learned and implemented in almost any order, and whichever is adopted will provide immediate benefits. This handy instructional manual will give both seasoned GTD users and newcomers alike clear action steps to take to reach a place of sustained efficiency.
Categories: Business & Economics

The Relaxation Stress Reduction Workbook

The Relaxation   Stress Reduction Workbook

The Wellness Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Maintaining Health and Treating Stress-Related Illness. New York: Simon & Schuster. Borysenko, J. 1993. Minding the Body, Mending the Mind. Reading, MA: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publications.

Author: Martha Davis

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781458719546

Category: Self-Help

Page: 404

View: 742

This workbook teaches you clinically proven stress-management and relaxation techniques. Each technique is presented with concise background information followed by step-by-step exercises. As you practice these techniques, you will gain new insight into your personal stress response and learn how to reestablish balance and a sense of well-being in your life. Use this workbook as a guide. Read chapters 1 and 2 first. They are the foundation upon which all of the other chapters are built. Then you will know enough about stress and your personal reactions to stress to decide which chapters will be most helpful for you to read next. Chapters 3 through 10 teach techniques for relaxation. Chapters 11 through 15 will help you with your stressful thoughts and feelings. Chapter 16 assists you in managing your time more effectively so that you can free up time to relax and do more of what is most important to you. From chapter 17 you can learn to communicate more assertively and chapter 18 gives you many options to deal with environmental and interpersonal stress at work. Chapters 19 and 20 teach the basics of nutrition and exercise. Chapter 21 gives you some suggestions on how to increase motivation, deal with problems that come up along the way, and stick to your plan. Stress and tension are present in your life every day. Stress management and relaxation can be effective only if you make them a daily part of your lifestyle. As you are learning the skills in this book that are pertinent to you, practice them repeatedly to ensure that you will be able to carry them out anytime you need to, without having to refer to written materials. Regular conscious practice can lead to habits of regular relaxation and stress reduction at an unconscious level.----The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook
Categories: Self-Help

Practical Stress Management

Practical Stress Management

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

Author: John A. Romas

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 9780321890801

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

View: 618

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Practical Stress Management is a focused, personal, worksheet-based text that combines theory and principles with hands-on exercises to help you manage the negative impact of stress in your life. The Sixth Edition has been completely updated and provides students with online access to MP3 files of guided relaxation techniques and downloadable worksheets. As a practical tool for recognizing and preventing stress, the action-oriented approach enables you to make personal change through self-reflection and behavior change techniques. The workbook emphasizes a positive approach to stress management, covering topics such as relaxation techniques, coping with anxiety, managing anger, communication skills, and exercise and nutrition. In this edition, the authors cover financial stress and expand their section on sleep. Worksheets and Thoughts for Reflection boxes help you determine your own level of stress and apply effective stress management techniques.
Categories: Health & Fitness

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

One of the themes of this workbook is that your recovery from anxiety disorders depends in great measure on your ability to manage and cope with stress. And this, in turn, requires that you learn to recognize your own symptoms of ...

Author: Edmund J. Bourne

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781626252165

Category: Psychology

Page: 504

View: 730

Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years. Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren’t in control of your life. If you’re ready to tackle the fears that hold you back, this book is your go-to guide. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this evidence-based workbook contains the latest clinical research. You’ll develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting fears and taking charge of your anxious thoughts, including: Relaxation and breathing techniques Ending negative self-talk and mistaken beliefs Imagery and real-life desensitization Lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise changes Written by a leading expert in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and a classic in its field, this fully revised edition offers powerful, step-by-step treatment strategies for panic disorders, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), worry, and fear. You will also find updated information compatible with the DSM-V, as well as current information on medications and treatment, nutrition, mindfulness training, exposure therapy, and the latest research in neurobiology. Whether you suffer from anxiety and phobias yourself, or are a professional working with this population, this book will provide the latest treatment solutions for overcoming the fears that stand in the way of living a full, happy life. This workbook can be used on its own or as a supplement to therapy.
Categories: Psychology

Stress Mastery Guide and Workbook don t Just Manage Stress Learn to Master It

Stress Mastery Guide and Workbook   don t Just Manage Stress  Learn to Master It

LEARN. This Guide and Workbook provides the latest evidence-based tools, techniques and approaches to stress mastery and resilience.

Author: James C. Petersen Ph. D.

Publisher: R. R. Bowker

ISBN: 097018817X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 66

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ABOUT THE STRESS MASTERY GUIDE AND WORKBOOKThe Stress Mastery Guide and Workbook, created by internationally recognized stress psychologist, author and stress coach, provides essential information for understanding and interpreting the results from the Stress Mastery Questionnaire (SMQ). The SMQ, that is taken online, is a powerful self-assessment tool that anyone can take to assess one's stress and how stress may be affecting one's health, quality of life and productivity. To take the SMQ, purchase this Guide and Workbook and then contact Stressmaster International to receive a link to take the SMQ online along with your Access Code. Email to [email protected] with heading "Please send Link and Access Code."The Stress Mastery Guide and Workbook helps one change to a less stressed and a better quality of life, whether at work or home. There are four steps to become Stress Mastery. . .ASSESS. Using the SMQ and other tools you will learn about more abut yourself and why stress is occurring in your work or home life. FEEDBACK. Using the Stress Mastery Report that has been provided, you will see the behaviors and attitudes, both internal and external, that drive your stress and you will be able help you to know what to change. LEARN. This Guide and Workbook provides the latest evidence-based tools, techniques and approaches to stress mastery and resilience. With this information you will be armed for not only knowing what to change, but how to develop better skills to reduce and master stress. CHANGE. Change requires nor only information, but also the self-motivation to change, along with a personal plan to make the change you want...happen! WHAT IS THE SMQ?The SMQ is both a personal stress "risk" assessment and an educational tool that can help you to identify and understand your Stress Warning Signs, types of Stressors you are currently facing and the possible Effects of Stress on your health and well-being. The STRESS MASTERY GUIDE AND WORKBOOK provides information on the meaning of each Stress Mastery Questionnaire (SMQ) scale along with WHAT TO KNOW and WHAT TO DO if you scored high on any given scale. Use the Guide as a workbook for personal development and change. The SMQ is comprised of 11 scales in three (3) separate stress categories; they are: I - STRESS WARNING SIGN SCALEThe Stress Warning Sign Scales are the result of a validation study conducted and funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Petersen, J. and Lawrence, H. NIOSH, 1982). The specific scales are: Hostility/Anger (HO), Perfectionism (PE), Time-Urgency (TI), Disappointment (DI), Burnout (BR), Underachievement (UA), Tension (TE)II - STRESS EFFECTS SCALESThe Stress Effects Scales shows how stress may be affecting you at both a physical and emotional level. The two scales are: Physical Stress Effects (PE) & Life Work Satisfaction (LW)III - STRESSOR SCALES The Stressor Scales reflect the two major types of stressors that are known to be a cause or "trigger" of the stress response. The two scales are: Life Events (LE) & Hassles (HA)
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A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook

A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook

Although this workbook was inspired by the pioneering mindfulness-based stress reduction programs created by Jon Kabat-Zinn, assisted by Saki Santorelli, at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, it isn't a substitute for ...

Author: Bob Stahl

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781684033577

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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The ultimate practical guide to MBSR—with more than 115,000 copies sold—is now available in a fully revised and updated second edition. Stress and pain are nearly unavoidable in our daily lives; they are part of the human condition. This stress can often leave us feeling irritable, tense, overwhelmed, and burned-out. The key to maintaining balance is responding to stress not with frustration and self-criticism, but with mindful, nonjudgmental awareness of our bodies and minds. Impossible? Actually, it's easier than it seems. In just weeks, you can learn mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a clinically proven program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living. MBSR is effective in alleviating stress, anxiety, panic, depression, chronic pain, and a wide range of medical conditions. Taught in classes and clinics worldwide, this powerful approach shows you how to focus on the present moment and permanently change the way you handle stress. As you work through A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, you'll learn how to replace stress-promoting habits with mindful ones—a skill that will last a lifetime. This groundbreaking, proven-effective program will help you relieve the symptoms of stress and identify its causes. This fully revised and updated second edition includes new audio downloads, new meditations, and extensive chapter revisions to help you manage stress and start living a healthier, happier life.
Categories: Self-Help

A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook

A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook

As you work through A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, you'll learn how to replace stress-promoting habits with mindful ones—a skill that will last a lifetime.This groundbreaking, proven-effective program will help you relieve ...

Author: Bob Stahl

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1608821455

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

View: 238

Stress and pain are nearly unavoidable in our daily lives; they are part of the human condition. This stress can often leave us feeling irritable, tense, overwhelmed, and burned-out. The key to maintaining balance is responding to stress not with frustration and self-criticism, but with mindful, nonjudgmental awareness of our bodies and minds. Impossible? Actually, it's easier than it seems. In just weeks, you can learn mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a clinically proven program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living. MBSR is effective in alleviating stress, anxiety, panic, depression, chronic pain, and a wide range of medical conditions. Taught in classes and clinics worldwide, this powerful approach shows you how to focus on the present moment in order to permanently change the way you handle stress. As you work through A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, you'll learn how to replace stress-promoting habits with mindful ones—a skill that will last a lifetime.This groundbreaking, proven-effective program will help you relieve the symptoms of stress and identify its causes so that you can start living a healthier, happier life.
Categories: Self-Help

Stress Management Workbook for Women

Stress Management Workbook for Women

This book covers the stressful life of women from various aspects. Being a working woman and single mother, I have undergone several phases of stress in my life.

Author: R a Crown

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798596401141

Category:

Page: 90

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Are you having issues in balancing home and job? Or are you a housewife who's struggling in managing the home well with young kids? Or you are just stressed out with your hectic routine and want to relieve some anxiety and stress, but you are clueless, then here's something amazing for you. Stressors are external events, including pressures in people's lives, such as divorce, marriage, children, and work and money pressures. The experience of stress, however, is related to how you respond to these stressors. Stress can be your friend or your foe. When stress fuels the spark of personal achievement, it can work to your benefit by making you more perceptive and productive, acting as a motivator, and even making you more creative. But when stress flames out of control--as it often does for many of us--it can take a terrible toll on your physical and emotional health, as well as your relationships. In today's fast-paced world, women experience more stress at every stage of their lives than ever before. Juggling job pressures, family schedules, money issues, career, educational advancement, and child and elder-care concerns are only a few of the everyday stressors confronting women. This book covers the stressful life of women from various aspects. Being a working woman and single mother, I have undergone several phases of stress in my life. To my luck, I have been able to manage and overcome the impacts of tension in my life. I have jotted down all the practices and home remedies that can help women from every facet of life to manage their everyday stress. Various topics covered in this book include: Stressors in the life of women Work-life balance for women Stress from kids and household Therapies for stress management Tips for creating balance and living a peaceful life This book is highly recommended for every woman: single, married, housewife, mother, or working woman. It throws light on every area that can become the reason for stress and provide remedies for living a stress-free life. Want to live a peaceful life? Get your copy here!
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WorkBook for Burnout

WorkBook for Burnout

The goal of this book is to assist you in quickly comprehending and recording everything from the main book that is relevant to you.

Author: Anis Idire

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798519760461

Category:

Page: 64

View: 163

The goal of this book is to assist you in quickly comprehending and recording everything from the main book that is relevant to you. Using this book does not impose any limitations on you. rather than limiting you in how you record your ideas and observations, it allows you the flexibility to do it whatever you choose. Finally, I wish you a successful study and thank you for this book, which is an effective binding on your own views that I deducted from reading. -PRODUCT INFORMATION : COVER: MATTE FINISH PAPER: WHITE SIZE: 6*9 INCHES PAGES: 64 P
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The Strengths Based Workbook for Stress Relief

The Strengths Based Workbook for Stress Relief

“In The Strengths-Based Workbook for Stress Relief, Niemiec shows how your strengths can be a resource both for joy and resilience. This workbook will help readers craft a more meaningful and rewarding life, whether they are seeking to ...

Author: Ryan M. Niemiec

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781684032822

Category: Self-Help

Page: 232

View: 996

Find calm in the midst of everyday chaos. This strengths-based workbook offers a unique step-by-step approach grounded in positive psychology to help you reduce chronic stress in a busy, frazzled world. Chronic stress is a serious problem for many people, and can lead to a host of health and mental health problems, such as heart disease, anxiety, and depression. If you’re one of millions who are feeling overworked, overstressed, and overloaded (and chances are, you are!) this much-needed workbook offers a refreshing new approach to help you find peace of mind and start living the life you truly want to live. In this evidence-based guide, a psychologist offers an innovative strengths-based stress reduction plan grounded in positive psychology. You’ll find tips and strategies for identifying your key character strengths—such as perseverance, social intelligence, bravery, self-control, and more—and discover how these strengths can help you cultivate greater happiness, better relationships with others, and improve your overall health. Character strengths are a unique catalyst for both happiness and stress management. The skills and practices offered in this workbook can be learned by anyone, because the capacity for these strengths exist in everyone—including you!
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Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Prostate Cancer Recovery Workbook

Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Prostate Cancer Recovery Workbook

Complete the Stress Awareness Monitoring Sheet for two separate stressful events in the next week. You may photocopy this form from the book as needed; additional monitoring sheets are provided in an appendix.

Author: Frank J. Penedo

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 9780195336986

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 689

In this group program, you will learn skills to effectively manage your stress. These skills can be used to cope with stressful situations related to having had prostate cancer or with any other situation that may cause stress. You will address issues such as dealing with physical changes or communicating with your partner. Each group meeting also includes training in a relaxation method in order to help you reduce tension and stress. By the end of the program, you will have a variety of techniques to choose from.
Categories: Medical

The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens

The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens

Ready to get started? Open this workbook and try out the fi rst activity. Soon, you'll be well on your way to developing resilience and a new kind of strength.

Author: Mohamed Kehli

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798514059713

Category:

Page: 101

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you don't have to stress out The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens is a collection of thirty-seven simple workbook activities that will teach you to reduce your worries using a technique called mindfulness. Mindfulness is a way to be aware of your thoughts and feelings in the present moment. You can use mindfulness when you start to feel as though things are spinning out of control, so you can stop worrying about what might happen and focus instead on what's happening now. Ready to get started? Open this workbook and try out the fi rst activity. Soon, you'll be well on your way to developing resilience and a new kind of strength. Hundreds of teens in stress reduction classes have used activities like the ones in this book, and here is what some of them have said: * "I learned how to deal with my stress differently, which in the end has helped me stop cutting. I know it was my choice to stop, but the skills gave me ideas to [try] instead of cutting, different ways to calm myself." * "I have learned to let things go and move on from bad experiences." * "I felt that the coping skills learned are easy enough and effective enough to be used when I need. I now feel at the very least that I have the ability to reduce my stress." * "I learned new and different ways to stay relaxed and how to deal with stress and now I don't worry much." The best way to use this book is by working through the activities from start to finish, because each activity builds on the ones that precede it. If you come to an activity that doesn't fit you or seems odd, you can move on, but it's a good idea to try it first. Also, a number of the activities are mindfulness meditation skills that you can use over and over again, whenever you find yourself stressed. Congratulations on taking steps to reduce your stress!
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