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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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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!

Nicholas Kelaiditis ★★★★★

In our business, on a worldwide basis, stress is the name of the game and lack of time, follows it. Professor Piperopoulos has given us a very useful management tool!

Dr Maria Julia Esteban ★★★★★

Stress is not a 'privilege' of Europe and America! So this short booklet can be very helpful to all of us in the rest of the world.


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.


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

About the Author

Georgios P. Piperopoulos studied sociology and psychology at American, German and Austrian Universities receiving his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. degrees; taught at several American, European and Greek Universities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels before retiring from his professorial chair at the Department of Business Administration, The University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece.

He has been visiting professor at Newcastle University Business School, U.K. since 2013 and at the MBA program, City College of Thessaloniki, International Faculty of Sheffield University since 2010.

He has held a variety of managerial posts in private enterprises and public social services organizations in the USA and Europe.

He has developed and taught Leadership, Communication, Stress Management and Psychological Operations courses at the Supreme Joint War College of the Hellenic Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air force), the Army staff training school, the Hellenic Police Continuing Education Centre and at the Greek branch of the United Nations Peace Serving Operations Training Centre.

Professor Piperopoulos has published several textbooks and many popular books in Greek and English and authored hundreds of articles and editorials in leading Greek Newspapers and magazines. He has been a frequent guest on Greek TV and radio programs as a commentator and, for several years, presented his own show titled ‘I Communicate Therefore I am’ in Greek National and Regional TV channels and Radio stations. He has delivered hundreds of public lectures to groups in Greece, Europe and the USA.

His book Fundamentals of Communication, PR and Leadership has been published by BookBoon -

His daughter Dr Natasha (Anastasia) Piperopoulou lives with her son in Athens and is employed as psychologist in a Piraeus public school for training and educating adolescents with special needs. His son Dr Panagiotis (Panos) Piperopoulos is a lecturer at Leeds University Business School, UK.

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