Stress has become an integral part of the way we live. In controlled doses, it helps us perform better. But, left unchecked, stress can leave us feeling fatigued and overwhelmed, and can lead to any number of health problems. In The Little Book of Stress Relief, stress expert Dr. David Posen teaches us how to take back control of our lives and regain a healthy work-life balance. Small in size, light in tone, and rich in content, The Little Book of Stress Relief offers 52 prescriptions to help us make small changes that can have a profound positive effect on the quality of our lives.
"If we take control of the things we do control, we'll have much more energy and resilience to deal with the other stressors in our lives." - David Posen, MD
Intense stress is an integral part of modern life. In controlled doses, stress helps individuals to think faster and perform better, but left unchecked and unbalanced, it leads to fatigue, helplessness and a variety of unfortunate health complications.
The Little Book of Stress Relief is a practical book that changes the fundamental thinking and habitual lifestyle choices contributing to heightened stress levels. There are helpful tips for making informed choices, adjusting how we think and taking the necessary steps to regain control. Organized in 52 short chapters -- one for each week of the year -- the book isolates specific causes of stress and provides detailed yet useful advice and tips for overcoming them. Easy-to-follow activities and exercises lead to the right amount of sleep, deal with procrastination and perfect the art of setting priorities. The Little Book of Stress Relief explains how small changes to relieve stress have a positive effect on quality of life. Of particular importance in high-pressure environments is advice for isolating other people's stress.