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The stress cure : how to resolve stress, build resilience and boost your energy / Patrick Holford, Susannah Lawson.

By: Holford, Patrick [author.].
Contributor(s): Lawson, Susannah, Lic ION [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Piatkus, 2015Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780349405483.Subject(s): Stress (Psychology) | Stress (Physiology) | Stress managementSummary: Stress is very much part of life in the 21st century, and has overtaken the common cold as the major reason for taking time off work. But while we cannot avoid life's pressures, we can influence the degree to which they affect us, and how we react. This book examines why we become stressed, how the stress response is unique to each of us and why stress, particularly when combined with fatigue, can create a vicious circle that has serious implications for our long-term health. The authors suggest a unique blend of practical solutions that include: uncovering your stress triggers and stress response; learning how to reframe negative beliefs; effective time management that includes relaxation and fun; and becoming more resilient by tuning up your stress hormones.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>Stress is very much part of life in the 21st century, and has overtaken the common cold as the major reason for taking time off work. But while we cannot avoid life's pressures, we can influence the degree to which they affect us, and how we react. This book will show you how.</p> <p>It examines why we become stressed, how the stress response is unique to each of us and why stress, particularly when combined with fatigue, can create a vicious circle that has serious implications for our long-term health. So, what's the answer? As you'll discover, there is no single solution; instead the authors suggest a unique blend of practical solutions that include:</p> <p>* Uncovering your stress triggers and stress response<br> * Learning how to reframe negative beliefs<br> * Effective time management that includes relaxation and fun<br> * Becoming more resilient by tuning up your stress hormones<br> * Utilising the power of sleep and exercise<br> * Beating the sugar and stimulant trap<br> * Fuel-up to feel good - discover the key nutrients for energy and resilience</p> <p>With a section on quick fixes to feel better now, as well as guidance on putting together a long-term action plan, The Stress Cure will empower you to take back control and live a healthier, more balanced life.</p>

Stress is very much part of life in the 21st century, and has overtaken the common cold as the major reason for taking time off work. But while we cannot avoid life's pressures, we can influence the degree to which they affect us, and how we react. This book examines why we become stressed, how the stress response is unique to each of us and why stress, particularly when combined with fatigue, can create a vicious circle that has serious implications for our long-term health. The authors suggest a unique blend of practical solutions that include: uncovering your stress triggers and stress response; learning how to reframe negative beliefs; effective time management that includes relaxation and fun; and becoming more resilient by tuning up your stress hormones.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements (p. ix)
  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Part 1 The Stress Trap (p. 5)
  • 1 Don't Panic-Quick Fixes to Feel Better Now (p. 7)
  • 2 From Wired to Tired ... and Back Again (p. 10)
  • 3 Unravelling the Vicious Cycle of Stress and Fatigue (p. 20)
  • Part 2 Boost Your Energy Reserves (p. 27)
  • 4 Beating the Blood Sugar Blues (p. 29)
  • 5 The Energy Superheroes (p. 40)
  • 6 Why Stress and Stimulants Keep You Hooked (p. 54)
  • 7 How to Quit Smoking (p. 67)
  • 8 Rebalance Your Stress Hormones (p. 76)
  • Part 3 Build up Your Stress Resilience (p. 89)
  • 9 Generating Vital Energy (p. 91)
  • 10 Rapid Relaxation Techniques that Work (p. 102)
  • 11 The Power of Sleep (p. 112)
  • 12 The HeartMath® Solution (p. 124)
  • Part 4 Reset Your Mindset (p. 135)
  • 13 Uncovering Your Stress Triggers (p. 137)
  • 14 The Power of Positivity (p. 150)
  • 15 Prioritise and Time Manage (p. 160)
  • Part 5 Troubleshooting Deeper Problems (p. 171)
  • 16 Do You Need to Detox? (p. 173)
  • 17 Solving Chronic Fatigue (p. 192)
  • 18 Correcting Mood imbalances (p. 199)
  • 19 Natural Solutions to Anxiety (p. 207)
  • 20 Targeting Weight Issues (p. 219)
  • Part 6 Take Control: Your 30-Day Action Plan (p. 229)
  • 21 The Stress Cure Programme (p. 231)
  • 22 Supplements for Supercharge (p. 254)
  • 23 High-energy Eating (p. 263)
  • References (p. 285)
  • Appendix: Monitoring charts (p. 297)
  • Resources (p. 305)
  • Index (p. 315)

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