How to combat stress and anxiety to be calmer, happier and more fulfilled.
Combat stress and anxiety to be calmer, happier and more fulfilled.
Life in the 21st century is tough - new technology, constant change, more choice and extra pressure all add to our stress levels. And when you're stressed or tired your insecurities increase and start to affect how you feel in your career, family life or relationships - so breaking that cycle feels impossible. But help is at hand: this book will show you how to beat stress and become more mindful, relaxed, positive and productive.
Psychologist Dr Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar draw on the latest cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and psychology research to show you how to develop coping strategies and learn practical techniques to deal with stress and anxiety quickly and effectively and improve your wellbeing. From reducing worry and boosting energy to breathing and mindfulness techniques, this helpful little book will make your life more serene, stress-free and fulfilled.
Chapters include: Relaxation exercises, Work-life balance, Eating well, Exercise and fitness, Stress management, Dealing with anger, Overall health, Overcoming anxiety.
Praise for the This Book Will series:
'Top tips for making your life loads better.' Cosmo
'The answer to all my problems.' Katie Piper
'Take on January with new-found serenity with this series of self-help books' Stylist
Dr Jessamy Hibberd is a highly respected clinical psychologist who worked for the NHS before setting up her own private practice. She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
Jo Usmar is a freelance journalist and editor. She has contributed to a variety of national titles, including Stylist and Fabulous, as well as writing a regular relationship column for Cosmopolitan. She has appeared on TV and radio commenting on lifestyle and relationship issues.
A note from the authors. Introduction. Understanding Stress. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Take a Deep Breath. Attacking Anxiety. Stress Control. What If You Stopped Thinking 'What If?' Putting Worry in Its Place. Reality Check. Stop Procrastinating... NOW. How to Stay Calm. A final message. Further reading. Useful websites. Acknowledgements.
'Bloomin brilliant ... lots of clever strategies and practical tips' Zest. Zest The answer to all my problems! Katie Piper 'Take on January with new-found serenity with this series of self-help books' Stylist. Stylist 'Sets out to explain what is getting in the way of our happiness' Sainsburys Magazine. Sainsburys Magazine 'Make-it-happen-manuals: the This Book Will series [...] has no cringey therapy-speak, just lots of clever strategies and practical tips' Zest. Zest 'Aims to give you the tools to understand why you feel, think and behave the way you do - and then to change it' Female First. Female First