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Control Your Stress & Manage Your Time!

Control Your Stress & Manage Your Time!
4.9 (60 reviews) Read reviews
ISBN: 978-87-403-1373-4
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Pages : 65
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  • Price: 75.50 kr
  • Price: 75.50 kr

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About the book

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Reviews

Roger Peterson ★★★★★

The proverbial "small is beautiful" can be successfully applied to this book. Surely there is an abundance of books dealing with stress and time management but professor Piperopoulos and Bookboon have provided us with a fresh and useful book. Well done.

Peter Rogers ★★★★★

Impressive work! Small in the number of pages but usefully long in its helpful manner of applying stress reduction strategy and techniques. Equally useful in time management suggestions. Enjoyed and helped reading it.

Petra Schmidt,M.Sc. ★★★★★

Useful, practical, enlightening! After reading it I would recommend it without hesitations AND its free!

Hans Berger, B.Sc. ★★★★★

Easy reading, practical suggestions, useful philosophy of life. For students and working persons a must have. Find the time and you will be rewarded

John Easton,B.Sc., M.Sc. candidate ★★★★★

Easy and pleasant reading, useful instructions, practical.Thank you professor Piperopoulos, thank you Bookboon

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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