RETURN TO SEARCH RESULTS

Stress Management: A Guide to a Healthier Life

Author(s): Craig Rand

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2018

Pages: 248

CHOOSE FORMAT ?

Details: Print Product |

Stress Management: A Guide to a Healthier Life looks at stress which has been linked to between 60-75% of illness and disease in this country. The focus is two fold—to examine stress using the components of wellness and trying to have the reader try new techniques through an experiential and interactive journey.This text touches on the physiological aspect of stress, but the main goal is to increase one’s wellness.

Stress Management:

  • Examines the components of wellness.
  • Features homework assignments and reflective comments and questions throughout.
  • Presents techniques for dealing with stress in a positive way.

Acknowledgments
Foreword

Chapter 1 Introduction to Wellness and Its Importance in Dealing with Stress
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Defining Stress
Classifying Stressors in Our Lives
Environmental Stressors
Health or Physiological Stressors
Psycho-Social Stressors
Developing an Understanding of Wellness
Wellness and Stress
References

Chapter 2 Stress and Its Impact on Our Bodies and Our Lives
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Further Review Regarding Stress
Stress and Our Health
References

Chapter 3 The Power of Our Healing Breath
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
A Quick Review of the Breathing Process
Breathing and Our Health
Second-Hand and Third-Hand Smoke
Making Our Breath an Ally in Our Wellness
How to Breathe!
Final Thoughts on Developing Your Breathing

Chapter 4 To Journal or Not to Journal
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Brief Review of Journaling
Men versus Women with a Journal
Starting a Journal
Suggested Possible Journal Entries

Chapter 5 Time Management: What Are We Doing to Ourselves?
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Introduction to the Time Management Issue
Time Management Strategies
Habits of Successful Students
Final Thoughts

Chapter 6 Meditating and You: Taking the First Steps
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Adding Meditation to Our Tool Kit for Stress Management
What Is Meditation?
Health Benefits of Meditating
Starting Your Meditation Practice
References

Chapter 7 The Value of Exercise and Play as Great Stress Management Techniques
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Exercise/Play for Stress Management
Physical Fitness
Fitness Plan
Introduction to a Wide Variety of Good Exercise and Play Options
References

Chapter 8 Discussion of Our Social Health
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Introduction to Social Health
Personal Reflection on Social Health
Connections and Support from Family and Friends
Commitment to Our Community, to the World
Happiness and Joy
The World Connection Your Generation Is Experiencing

Chapter 9 Emotional Wellness
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Concepts
Summary
References

Chapter 10 Intellectual Wellness
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Concepts
Learning Styles
Learning Atmosphere
Intellectual Disciplines
Discovery Disciplines
Process Disciplines
Application Disciplines
Summary
References

Chapter 11 Spirituality and You
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Introduction to Religion and to Spirituality

Chapter 12 Diet for a Healthier You (or Not Making your Diet a Stressor!)
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Introduction
The Fattening of America
Changing Our Thinking, Changing Our Actions
Becoming an Informed, Educated Consumer
Rules for Eating
Conclusion
References

Chapter 13 Are You Taking Care of Mother Earth?
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
How Do You Take Care of Planet Earth?
What Impact Have We Made on the Earth to This Point in the History of Humanity?
Your Carbon Footprint
What and How We Live Impacts the Wellness of the Earth
References

Chapter 14 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Or Eastern Meets Western Medicine)
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Introduction
Categories of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Summary
References

Chapter 15 Walking Meditations: Experience the Labyrinth
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
What Is a Labyrinth?
What a Labyrinth Is Not
Health, Wellness, and Stress Management: Outcomes of Walking a Labyrinth
How to Walk a Labyrinth
Labyrinth Walk Suggestions
Finger Labyrinths
References

Chapter 16 Financial Health: Yesterday, Today, and Likely Tomorrow and Beyond
Goals for This Chapter
Money, You and Stress!

Chapter 17 Next Steps to Wellness: Lowering the Impact of Stress on Your Body
Goals for This Chapter
Key Terms
Other Tools to Consider for Your Stress Management Tool Kit
Final Thoughts

Appendix A Guided Imagery Meditations for Your Practice
Appendix B Recommended Websites and Other Resources
Appendix C Stress Management Experience Tracking
Appendix D Mindfulness Coloring

Glossary
Index

Craig Rand

Related ISBN's: 9781524966584, 9781524970109

Print

$75.00

QTY:

ISBN 9781524966584

Details Print Product