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In Optimal Stress, physician and celebrated stress-management strategist Carol Scott shows you a new way to view, organize, and shape your world and develop healthy responses to the stressors and demands in your ...
In Optimal Stress, physician and celebrated stress-management strategist Carol Scott shows you a new way to view, organize, and shape your world and develop healthy responses to the stressors and demands in your life. She gives you the tools that will help you identify the symptoms of stress, recognize its triggers, and sort through your stressors to distinguish the ones that serve your goals from the ones that get in your way.
Drawing on the personal stories of scores of women of all ages and walks of life as well as on her own experience with stress-related illness, Dr. Scott combines the latest in medical research with the realities of modern life. She helps you design the stress-management program that works for you.
Stress is not a feeling or a condition. It is a complex cause-and-effect process designed to help you adapt to changing surroundings and events. Dr. Scott shows you how to take advantage of its positive aspects, minimize its negative effects, and find the stress balance that works best for you.
So stop stressing out about stress. Read Optimal Stress and take it easy.
Part One Stop Stressing about Stress.
1 Understanding Stress and It Can Work for You.
2 Measuring the Risk: Stress, Health, and Wellness.
3 Women and Stress: The Unique Impact of Stress on Women and How to Reduce It.
4 What is Causing You Stress.
5 What's Really Important in Your Life: Defining Your Purpose, Pasions, and Priorities.
6 What Is in Your Way: Change, Emotions, and Putting it All Together.
Part Two Optimal Stress: Living in Your Beststress Zone.
7 Discovering Your BestStress Zone and Achieving the BestStress Balance.
8 Living in the BestStress Zone: Relationships, Roles, and Common Pitfalls.
9 Defending and Nurturing Your BestStress Zone: Self-Care Strategies, Relaxation, and The Power Pause.