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Control Your Stress & Manage Your Time!

Control Your Stress & Manage Your Time!
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ISBN: 978-87-403-1373-4
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Pages : 65
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About the book

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Reviews

DR. Marios Xanthopoulos ★★★★★

As an academic and a practitioner in sales management I have personal experience of stressful situations. I confess that I have known professor Piperopoulos and I have suggested that he should produce such a book. I am thankful to him and bookboon for publishing this book. I strongly recommend it for my students and my associates. It is easy to read and very helpful.

Helen Gonidaki ★★★★★

After a dozen years in the banking industry and half a dozen years in tourism I have a lot to say about both stress/anxiety an time pressures. This little book is a welcome answer to a lot of relevant questions. Read it and you will be as thankful to Professor Piperopoulos and to Bookboon as I am.

Jerry Theodossis ★★★★★

Being successfully active in the tourist industry I know first hand what stress means and how distressing is often time the lack of time!! Professor Piperopoulos and Bookboon has given me a valuable resource which I happily recommend.

Ilias Trimis, MSc Mechanical Engineering ★★★★★

Students do feel stress, especially at exam periods amd they realize that they always are behind time. But stress and time management are rwo serious problems for those of us working as managers. This little book is a practical, useable source of valuable help.

Dr Doreta Nikolopoulou ★★★★★

A welcome addition to the bibliography concerning stress and time management. The author's choice to combine the two issues in a relatively short book is a difficult task, well done. I recommend it!

Description

This is a fresh innovative diversion from traditional ‘how-to-do it’ books dealing with stress and time. Aimed at today’s professionals, as well as students and members of the general public, overburdened by stress and anxiety and failing to master their time schedules. The book offers a novel, scientifically supported, and unique approach in helping the readers fully understand the nature of stress and anxiety and the concept of time. In its practical contribution the book provides a variety of easy to learn and to apply techniques aimed to help the readers’ ability to successfully control their stress and effectively manage their time. Basically an enjoyable, ‘must’ download and read book.

Content

Part One – Control your stress

  1. What is stress?
  2. Our nervous systems and the physiology of stress
    1. The ‘fight or flight’ response
    2. The role of the adrenal glands
  3. Causes of stress
  4. Different types of stress
  5. Symptoms – effects of stress
    1. Physical-Organic changes
    2. Emotional Changes
    3. Behavioural Changes
    4. Cognitive Changes
    5. The ‘burn-out’ syndrome
  6. A brief view of anxiety
  7. A glimpse into type ‘A’ personality
  8. Stress reduction strategy and techniques
    1. Implementing change
    2. Use of alcohol, cannabis and prescribed drugs
    3. Psychotherapeutic intervention
    4. Meditation and Transcendental Meditation ‘T.M.’
    5. Relaxation techniques
    6. Progressive muscle relaxation technique
    7. Autogenic training
    8. Biofeedback training
    9. Holistic wellness approach

Part Two – Manage your time

  1. Before we discuss...time
    1. Some classic ‘time’ related quotes
    2. Mechanical or ‘public’ time
    3. The demographics of lifespans
  2. Philosophic view of time
    1. Setting goals
    2. Goals in a time perspective
    3. ‘Things to do’ list
  3. Types of time
    1. Biological ‘prime time’
  4. A ‘thief’ named procrastination
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