Revised, updated and reorganized, Managing Stress: Principles & Strategies for Health and Well-Being Eighth Edition, provides a comprehensive approach to stress management honoring the integration, balance, and harmony of mind, body, spirit, and emotions. 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 mind-body-spirit unity. Referred to as the “authority on stress management” by students and professionals, this book gives students the tools needed to identify and manage stress while teaching them how to strive for health and balance.
Features & Benefits
- Includes a new Chapter 28, Ecotherapy: The Healing Power of Nature.
- Revised and updated to keep pace with changes in the field.
- Chapter 15, Communication Skills in the Information Age, has been expanded to reference the latest technology and how it affects lifestyles.
- New information on stress and diabetes, job market stressors, desk yoga options, food allergies, and much more.
- Includes FREE access to the Navigate Companion Website to accompany Managing Stress, Eighth Edition which includes relaxation technique audio files, practice quizzes, crossword puzzles, animated flashcards, and more.
- Instructor's material include Instructor's manual, LMS-ready Test Bank, PowerPoint Image Bank, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Sample Syllabi and Lesson Plans.
Part 1 The Nature of Stress
Chapter 1 The Nature of Stress
Chapter 2 The Sociology of Stress
Chapter 3 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 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 Mind Fullness
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 Autogencis and Clinical Biofeedback
Chapter 27 Physical Exercise, Nutrition, and Stress
Chapter 28 28 Ecotherapy: The Healing Power of Nature
Brian Luke Seaward, PhD-Paramount Wellness Institute
Dr. Seaward is a renowned and respected international expert in the fields of stress management, mind-body-spirit healing and health promotion. Over his career in academia he has served on the faculty of the University of Maryland, The American University, The University of Colorado and the University of Northern Colorado-Greeley, and The Graduate Institute in Bethany, CT. Currently, he is the Executive Director of the Paramount Wellness Institute in Boulder, CO. The wisdom of Brian Luke Seaward, a TEDX speaker, can be found quoted in PBS specials, college graduation speeches, medical seminars, boardroom meetings, church sermons, and keynote addresses all over the world. Dr. Seaward is the author of over 14 bestselling books many translated in several languages. He is respected nationally for his achievements in wellness program development for several Fortune 500 companies and is considered a popular speaker at many national and international conferences.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284126266
- ISBN-13: 9781284103618
- ISBN-13: 9781284101508