Transforming Stress: The Heartmath Solution for Relieving Worry, Fatigue, and Tension

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It's the quintessential buzz word of modern life. It hangs on everyone's lips from the first miles of the morning commute until the screeching alarm clock starts yet another day. Countless articles and studies tell the same story: lives controlled by unmanaged stress end early and none too well. This book describes a simple, straightforward method readers can learn and practice to literally transform stress by shifting the heart's own rhythms.

At the core of the HeartMath method...

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Transforming Stress: The Heartmath Solution for Relieving Worry, Fatigue, and Tension

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Overview

It's the quintessential buzz word of modern life. It hangs on everyone's lips from the first miles of the morning commute until the screeching alarm clock starts yet another day. Countless articles and studies tell the same story: lives controlled by unmanaged stress end early and none too well. This book describes a simple, straightforward method readers can learn and practice to literally transform stress by shifting the heart's own rhythms.

At the core of the HeartMath method of emotional regulation is the idea that, by focusing on positive feelings such as appreciation, care, or compassion, anyone can create dramatic changes in his or her heart rhythms. These changes precipitate a series of neural, hormonal, and biochemical events that dissipate stress and anger and lead to greater well-being. The benefits from using this system are remarkable and far-reaching: blood pressure drops, stress hormone levels fall, immune system activity increases, and anti-aging hormone levels rise. Through its interactive learning system, this book teaches readers to use the HeartMath method, enabling them to see and experience in real time how thoughts and emotions affect their heart rhythms. It teaches them how to engage their hearts to bring emotion, body, and mind into balance, and helps them stay in a zone of focused clarity, optimal health, and high performance. Changes brought about through this method are fast-acting and long-lasting, the perfect antidote to our chaotic and fast-paced lives.

HeartMath is a registered trademark of the Institute of HeartMath.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572243972
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 3/28/2005
  • Series: Unassigned Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 253,792
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.64 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Doc Childre is the founder and chairman of the scientific advisory board of the Institute of HeartMath, the chairman of HeartMath LLC, and the chairman and CEO of Quantum Intech. He is the author of seven books and a consultant to business leaders, scientists, educators, and the entertainment industry on Intui-Technology. His HeartMath System and proprietary heart rhythm technology for coherence building, called the Freeze-Framer, has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Harvard Business Review, Prevention, Psychology Today, Army Times, New York Newsday, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, NBC's Today Show, ABC's Good Morning America, ABC's World News Tonight, CNN Headline News, CNN.com, as well as numerous other publications and television programs around the world. Doc is also the acclaimed composer of three albums, whose concept of designer music became internationally recognized through his first album, Heart Zones, which spent fifty consecutive weeks on Billboard Magazine's music chart.

Deborah Rozman, PhD, is a psychologist, author, and editor with thirty years of experience as an educator and business executive. She is executive vice president of Quantum Intech, overseeing strategic alliances and the expansion of HeartMath technologies worldwide. She serves on the Institute of HeartMath's scientific advisory board and Physics of Humanity council. She is a key spokesperson for the HeartMath system, giving media interviews and keynote addresses on heart intelligence and Intui-Technology� for executives, scientists, and health professionals throughout the world. She is listed in Who's Who in California.

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