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Written by two internationally-recognized experts in the field of stress management, the book shows how to identify the underlying causes of stress and how to set out a clear plan to manage both the causes of stress and its effects.
Aimed at the busy executive, How to Deal with Stress includes tips on topics such as time management, exercise, nutrition and relaxation techniques, as well as a new chapter on building problem solving skills. It can serve as a go to handbook for both home and office and a resource to dip into for quick advice.
|Publisher:||Kogan Page, Ltd.|
|Series:||Creating Success Series|
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Stephen Palmer, PhD, is one of the UK's most influential experts on stress management. He is Founder-Director at the Centre for Stress Management and Honorary Professor of Psychology at City University, London. He has written or edited over 30 books on stress management, psychotherapy and coaching.
Cary Cooper, PhD, CBE, is Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University, President of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and past President of the British Academy of Management.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Published by Dr. Stephen Palmer and Dr. Cary Cooper, two of the UK leading stress management psychologists, this 2008 edition of the book entitled "How to Deal with Stress" contains simple and straightforward know-how techniques to conquer and/or prevent stress. In 9 chapters, 41 activities and 164 pages, the book can take the reader from a stressful-state of mind, physiology and body to a well-managed and healthy state. In short, this book adopts a self-coaching approach that could seriously help you understand, recognize and deal with stress to finally become a stress manager or even a life manager if you just read it carefully and reflectively, and practice some of its multiple stress-busting techniques. If the reader finds it difficult to spare enough time to wholly read the book, s/he should read the basics and then apply Activities 14, 28 and 33. I believe that these activities are highly instrumental in preventing and/or alleviating stress. In this case, I would recommend that Palmer's multimodal relaxation technique in Activity 33 be modified to directly and explicitly address the stressful situations in its imagery rehearsal portion. In short, despite some errors, I highly recommend this book and find it an extremely useful material for stress management self-coaching. Dr. Yehia A. Ibrahim (email@example.com)