We all experience stress in our daily lives; it’s unavoidable, as stress is the body’s response to the constant changes we encounter every day. While we can’t—and shouldn’t—attempt to eliminate all stress, we can learn to look at what stresses us with greater curiosity—and to remove unnecessary stress and more effectively manage the rest. Healthy stress management describes any of a number of physical and psychological strategies through which we can address our stressors and find ways to handle them with insight and resiliency, giving ourselves a leg up on our overall well-being in the process.
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case.
Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What’s expected of women and what it’s really like to be a woman in today’s world are two very different things—and women exhaust themselves trying to close the gap between them.
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.
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