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The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook

Paperback Book
Publisher: 
New Harbinger
 | 
April, 2019
ISBN:
9781684033348
In stock now: 
2
$36.95 CAD
Banyen's Description: 

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world. And that was then. Now in its seventh edition, this fully revised and updated workbook—highly regarded by therapists and their clients—offers the latest stress reduction techniques to combat the effects of stress and integrate healthy relaxation habits into every aspect of life. Essential life skills these days.

This new edition also includes powerful self-compassion practices and fully updated chapters on the most effective tools for coping with anxiety, fear, and panic. You’ll explore your own stress triggers and symptoms, and learn how to create a personal action plan for stress reduction. Each chapter features a different method for relaxation, explains why the method works, and provides on-the-spot exercises you can do when you feel stressed out.

Written by two psychologists and a social worker, this popular workbook answers questions and teaches skills in personal stress reactions, body awareness, breathing, progressive relaxation, meditation, visualization, self-hypnosis, autogenics, brief combination techniques, biofeedback, refuting irrational ideas, goal setting and time management, assertiveness training, nutrition, exercise, quick relaxers, coping skills training, and “When It Doesn’t Come Easy—Getting Unstuck.”

Publisher’s Description: 

Now in its seventh editionwith more than one million copies sold worldwideThe Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook remains the go-to resource for stress reduction strategies that can be incorporated into even the busiest lives.

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world. Now in its seventh edition, this fully revised and updated workbookhighly regarded by therapists and their clientsoffers the latest stress reduction techniques to combat the effects of stress and integrate healthy relaxation habits into every aspect of daily life.

This new edition also includes powerful self-compassion practices, fully updated chapters on the most effective tools for coping with anxiety, fear, and panicsuch as worry delay and defusion, two techniques grounded in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)as well as a new section focused on body scan.

In the workbook, youll explore your own stress triggers and symptoms, and learn how to create a personal action plan for stress reduction. Each chapter features a different method for relaxation, explains why the method works, and provides on-the-spot exercises you can do when you feel stressed out. The result is a comprehensive yet accessible workbook that will help you to curb stress and cultivate a more peaceful life.

 

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