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Personal Stress Management: Surviving to Thriving 1st Edition

Dianne Hales | Julia Hales

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Overview

PERSONAL STRESS MANAGEMENT: FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING equips college students with the insights and skills to handle common stress, ranging from academics and time management to relationship issues. Packed with actionable strategies, this guide shows students how to change their perspectives and respond to demands as they become stronger and more committed. Self-assessments help students understand why they react to stressors, while a customizable toolkit offers strategies for diffusing stress. With the latest in neuroscience, exercise physiology, nutrition, and medicine, this edition discusses healthy habits to defend against the pressures of college life and prevent burnout. MindTap® option is available.

Dianne Hales,

Dianne Hales is one of the most widely published and honored health writers in the country. Her bestselling textbooks include AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS, and AN INVITATION TO PERSONAL CHANGE. Her trade books include the award-winning compendium of mental health information CARING FOR THE MIND: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH; THINK THIN, BE THIN (with Doris Helmering); JUST LIKE A WOMAN: HOW GENDER SCIENCE IS REDEFINING WHAT MAKES US FEMALE; THE MIND-MOOD PILL BOOK; INTENSIVE CARING: NEW HOPE FOR HIGH RISK PREGNANCY (with Dr. Timothy Johnson); HOW TO SLEEP LIKE A BABY; THE U.S. ARMY TOTAL FITNESS PROGRAM; NEW HOPE FOR PROBLEM PREGNANCIES; and THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SLEEP. The president of Italy named Hales a "cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana" (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) in recognition of her bestselling book LA BELLA LINGUA as an "invaluable tool for promoting the Italian language." Her other writing awards include prizes from the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, the National Women's Political Caucus, California Psychiatric Society, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), Council for the Advancement of Scientific Education, and the New York City Public Library. Her latest general audience book is the biography MONA LISA: A LIFE DISCOVERED.

Julia Hales,

Julia Hales earned her bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology from the University of California, Davis, and a master’s in counseling psychology with an emphasis in marital and family therapy from the University of San Francisco. Her counseling experience includes work as a school therapist and researcher, as well as in treatment centers, hospitals, and universities. Her clinical expertise centers on individual and group therapy for children, adolescents, and adults with developmental and mental disorders, as well as crisis intervention, psychological assessment, and social skills training.

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  • Pressure Gauge: Each chapter starts with a check-up to help readers assess their own lives and the stress they’re experiencing. A variety of topics ask students about the health of their relationships, the level of stress they feel in the workplace, how mindful they tend to be, and more.
  • Quick Topics: A number of short topics in the readings present intriguing topics for students to consider and research further, or simply relate to their personal circumstances.
  • Tension Relievers. These stress relief tips appear throughout the text to offer students practical and actionable steps they can take today to reduce their stress levels.
  • Stress Management Toolkit. Unique and interactive, this handy feature equips students with a range of coping strategies, which they customize to specific situations and stressors, for effective relief whenever and wherever it’s needed.
  • Awareness Builders. Each chapter includes a “Reflection” and a “Technique,” each designed to deepen a student’s self-understanding of topics that correlate with stress levels, including internal versus external, gratefulness, healthy habits, and others.

Personal Stress Management: Surviving to Thriving

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: STRESS AND ITS IMPACT.
1. Understanding Stress.
2. Stress and Your Body.
3. Stress and Your Mind.
Part II: Stress on Campus.
4. Stress on Campus.
5. Your Personal Environment, Time, and Money.
6. Relationships, Social Health, and Stress.
Part III: Managing Stress.
7. Personal Change.
8. Psychological Approaches.
9. Stress-Resistant Health Habits.
10. Spirituality, Life Balance, and Resilience.
11. Occupational and Environmental Stress.
Part IV: Stress Reduction and Relaxation Techniques.
12. Breathing, Relaxation, and Guided Imagery.
13. Mindfulness, Meditation, and Self-Hypnosis.
14. Physical Techniques.
15. Complimentary, Alternative, and Creative Therapies.

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