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Managing Stress: Skills for Self-Care, Personal Resiliency and Work-Life Balance in a Rapidly Changing WorldAuthor: Brian Luke Seaward
Updated to provide a modern look at the daily stessors evolving in our ever changing society, Managing Stress: Skills for Self-Care, Personal Resiliency and Work-Life Balance in a Rapidly Changing World, Tenth Edition provides a comprehensive approach to stress management, honoring the balance and harmony of the mind, body, spirit, and emotions. Referred to as the “authority on stress management” by students and professionals, this book equips readers with the tools needed to identify and manage stress while also coaching on how to strive for health and balance in these changing times. The holistic approach taken by internationally acclaimed lecturer and author Brian Luke Seaward gently guides the reader to greater levels of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being by emphasizing the importance of the mind-body-spirit connection.
Every new copy includes Navigate Advantage Access online learning materials, including eBook, Workbook, 15 interactive lectures, 4 audio engagement files introducing each section, 4 meditation audio files and one relaxation video, student practice activities, learning analytics reporting tools, and more!
Instructor Resources include: PowerPoint slides, test bank, lecture outlines, lesson plans, grading and analytics tools with Navigate , and more.
Features and Benefits
- NEW! — Includes a new section on the topic of Rest and Digest and a new section on Trauma, which discusses the acute stress uncovered in the news including corona virus and fires in California.
- NEW! — Includes a new section in Chapter 6 on micro-aggressions to give balance to a population of people often targeted by inappropriate behaviours
- NEW! — Includes a new section in Chapter 7, High-Tech Personality, which describes a stress-prone personality related to constant use of screen devices leading to an addiction
- NEW! — With the advent of the Corona Virus Pandemic and its aftermath with ripples far and wide a special section in Chapter 10 discusses behaviour changes for adaptation.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Part 1 The Nature of Stress
- Chapter 1 The Nature of Stress
- Chapter 2 The Sociology of Stress
- Chapter 3 The Physiology of Stress
- Chapter 4 Stress and Disease
- Part 2 The Mind and Soul
- Chapter 5 Toward a Psychology of Stress
- Chapter 6 The Stress Emotions: Anger, Fear, and Joy
- Chapter 7 Stress-Prone and Stress-Resistant Personality Traits
- Chapter 8 Stress and Human Spirituality
- Part 3 Coping Strategies
- Chapter 9 Cognitive Restructuring: Reframing
- Chapter 10 Healthy Boundaries: Behavior Modification
- Chapter 11 Journal Writing
- Chapter 12 Expressive Art Therapy
- Chapter 13 Humor Therapy (Comic Relief)
- Chapter 14 Creative Problem Solving
- Chapter 15 Communication Skills in the Information Age
- Chapter 16 Resource Management: Managing Time and Money
- Chapter 17 Additional Coping Techniques
- Part 4 Relaxation Techniques
- Chapter 18 Diaphragmatic Breathing
- Chapter 19 Meditation and Mindfulness
- Chapter 20 Hatha Yoga
- Chapter 21 Mental Imagery and Visualization
- Chapter 22 Music Therapy
- Chapter 23 Massage Therapy
- Chapter 24 T’ai Chi Ch’uan
- Chapter 25 Progressive Muscular Relaxation
- Chapter 26 Autogenic Training and Clinical Biofeedback
- Chapter 27 Physical Exercise, Nutrition, and Stress
- Chapter 28 Ecotherapy: The Healing Power of Nature