by Martha Davis, PhD, Elzabeth Robbins Eshelman, MSW, & Matther McKay, PhD
This workbook is designed to teach you the most popular stress management and relaxation techniques and exercises used today. It will increase your awareness of your personal reaction to stress and build your sense of control and mastery over stressors in your life.
Since its first publication in 1980, The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook has become the most indispensable resource for effective and up-to-date techniques for relaxing the body, calming the mind, and refreshing the spirit. Therapists recommend the book to their clients; readers pass it on to their friends. More than half a million copies have helped millions of people just like you take the edge off their stressful lives and find the peace they need to foster happiness and success.
The overwhelming popularity of this book is the result of its comprehensive yet simple and straightforward adaptation of all the most effective relaxation techniques. No other book offers easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions for using progressive relaxation, autogenics, self-hypnosis, visualization, thought stopping, worry control & and the list goes on. If it means relaxation, it's in this book.
Height: 11, Width: 8.5, 312 pages
Preface to the Fourth EditionHow to get the most out of this workbookChapter 1: How you react to stressChapter 2: Body AwarenessChapter 3: BreathingChapter 4: Progressive RelaxationChapter 5: MeditationChapter 6: VisualizationChapter 7: Applied Relaxation TrainingChapter 8: Self-HypnosisChapter 9: AutogenicsChapter 10: Brief Combinations TechniquesChapter 11: Recording Your Own Relaxation TapeChapter 12: BiofeedbackChapter 13: Thought StoppingChapter 14: Refuting Irrational IdeasChapter 15: Coping Skills TrainingChapter 16: Goal Setting and Time ManagementChapter 17: Assertiveness TrainingChapter 18: Job Stress ManagementChapter 19: NutritionChapter 20: ExerciseChapter 21: When It Doesn't Come Easy - Getting Unstuck
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