The Stress Response

The Stress Response

How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You From Needless Anxiety, Worry, Anger, & Other Symptoms of Stress

Book - 2012
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Life is stressful, and that's not always a bad thing. A certain amount of stress actually helps us work more productively and take action in a crisis. But recurrent and prolonged stress can paralyze us or lead us to feel exhausted, angry, or overwhelmed. The skills presented inThe Stress Response can dramatically change the way you process stress. And they don't take much time to learn. Drawn from a technique therapists use called dialectical behavior therapy, these powerful strategies can help you manage the slings and arrows of life more gracefully and effectively.

After learning the skills in this book, you'll:
* Respond quickly to early signs of stress
* Approach, not avoid, stressful tasks and events
* Cope effectively with life events that contribute to stress
* Change the catastrophic thoughts and biases that make stress worse
* Practice soothing strategies for calming your body's stress response

Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger Publications, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781608821303
Branch Call Number: 616.89142 MAT
Characteristics: vi, 211 pages ;,23 cm


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