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Control Your Stress & Manage Your Time!

Prof. Georgios Piperopoulos
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An innovative, unique approach to the nature of stress and the concept of time, enriched with easy to apply techniques aimed to help the reader successfully control stress and effectively manage time.
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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.

About the author

Dr 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.

Dr Piperopoulos is currently Honorary Professor in Management and Marketing at Durham University Business School. He was until recently Visiting Professor at Newcastle Business School, Faculty of Business and Law, Northumbria University and before that Visiting Professor at New castle University Business School, both at Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

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.

Bookboon.com has already published his books:

Fundamentals of Communication, PR and Leadership

Control Your Stress and Manage Your Time!

Managing primary and Secondary Schools – A Primer (co-authored with Dr A.N. Piperopoulou)

His daughter Dr Natasha (Anastasia) Piperopoulou lives with her son in Athens and is employed as psychologist in a public school for training and educating adolescents with special needs. His son Dr Panagiotis (Panos) Piperopoulos is Associate Professor at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).


  • 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
Next time you feel overtaken by uncontrollable stress and falling behind on your time commitments do not panic but rush to download this remarkably helpful book written by an expert!
A remarkable little book on two remarkably serious problems of contemporary daily reality. Good reading
Well structured, pleasant reading, excellent help on two contemporary issues facing working men and women in every level of corporate hierarchies! I think it belongs in the bibliography of every corporate or academic well being ptogtram! After all this excellent little book downloads for free!
Truly a blessing in disguise as this little book delivers great help in learning to control stress and efficiently manage your seemingly unmanageable time!
Brilliantly written it honestly delivers what the title promises.
All of us engaged in stressful working environments should read this book. It provides excellent, popularized scientific help by an author who knows his stuff and has the talent to present it efficiently.
Unless you ate on antistress medication properly prescribed by an MD, I believe reading this short book will help you learn to control stress and productively manage your time! Indeed very useful
I could write a lengthy review praising this little valuable book but it will suffice to simply say: read it as soon as you can! You will appreciate it!
Perhaps the best "free" help in dealing with stress on a global scale.
I found the book helpful and valuable and will entice you to download and bread it by saying the 5 golden star ranking should be doubled to 10 stars!
Thankful to my colleague who suggested the book and obliged to the author for creating it. I simply learned a lot and applying to my daily schedule.
Little book, big help in teaching you the means to control your stress and manage your time! Confirms the adage that "nice precious presents come in small packages".
Gracias Professor Piperopoulos for an easy to read immensely helpful book on the two hot issues of stress and time management!
Easy reading and creatively innovative approach to helping readers learn to control stress and effectively manage time. A book that will richly reward you for taking the time to read it!
It will require just a couple of hours to read carefully and it will reward you fort years to come. Professor Piperopoulos has made a great contribution to the many plagued by stress, anxiety and unable to get control of their time. An excellent book.
A truly valuable book in learning to control your stress, lower anxiety levels and managing time!
Many thanks to the author for a truly valuable book to everyone who is troubled with stress and unable to put his schedules in order! Learn to take control of your emotions and your time!
Once you start reading it you will go on to the end and when you finish you will have in your fingertips extremely valuable health by a talented author!
A superb quality, pleasantly reading help book in learning to control the corrosive stress and to manage time! Take it along in your holiday!
A relatively little book which is very large in dealing successfully with two universal problems facing all of us! The author delivers honestly and with onvious writting skill the book title. Very rewarding reading!
Stress and anxiety as mental health problems are faced by human beings on a global scale as they do not differentiate on the bases of ethnicity, colour, sex, education levels, socioeconomic status and age! And equally global is the problem if many if us ending up unable to manage our time! Ptofessotr piperopoulos in this book is offering to the reader a true 'blessing in disguise'... Read it and you will be richly rewarded for your time.
If you are already receiving a bspecialist's therapy or taking anti:-anxiety medication reading this small in the number of pages book will offer you additional very valuable help. If you are not in therapy or taking medication and facing trouble in managing your stress and your time I suggest you read this book and follow the advise offered! You might get things straight and avoid the Doctors!
This is the shortest of other books authored by Professor Piperopoulos but in practical terms a very successful effort in "hitting the nail on the head"!
I choose to be laconic in my review: here is a really helpful little book on 2 immense modern problems. Brilliant job!
If you have tried most remedies and techniques but still struggling to control your stress and manage yourvtime download an read this book. You will appreciate Professor Piperopoulos' creative talent and the publisher's generosity in providing it for free!
Professor Pipetopoulos' announcement in Linked-in that his book dealing with psychologically safe workplaces earned him the distinction of Author of the week brings forth the need to applaud him on a year round basis for this little book dealing with the hot issues of stress control and time management.
If you are encountering problems in controlling your stress levels and creatively managing your time do read this little book! Professor Piperopoulos has made things simple for a worldwide audience.
After you read it you will confirm that professor Piperopoulos has served you well for your time! The nook is brilliant antidote to the global problems encountered by professionals as well as university students of managing to control our stress an deal with outbtime! After you read it pass it on to your friends. You will serve them well!
A great little book offering unexpected help to countless men, women and youngsters caught in the nasty symbolic jaws of the modern malaise known as sress and anxiety. It will richly reward you for the time you will INVEST (not spend) in reading it.
Great job! A heartfelt thank you and bless you Dr Piperopoulos (and Bookboon):
Among the many books on these subjects this book stands on the top!
Professor Piperopoulos has made things simple and easy to understand in this eye-opening little book.
Beyond his expertise on these topics the author shows an admirable qualification in making difficult concepts easily understood. Very well done!
An impressive little book , creatively written and aiming at those of us who ate loosing control of our stress levels. The second part dealing with the issue of TIME is equally helpful and commendable as an essay in creative writing. Worthwhile reading!
Practical, useful and free help to men, women and adolescents struggling with stress and unable to manage their time. A well written "do it yourself" book
The catchy title is scientifically and convincingly justified in the 65 pages of this very useful little book.
In a world filled with moans and groans of many stress subdued working men and women and others gasping for time Professor Piperopoulos offers a very useful booklet dealing with stress and time problems.
Strategically when you know and understand your adversary you can be successful in defending yourself! This little book will thoroughly familiarize you with stress and teach you to manage your time so you can successfully control your stress and gain some free time to enjoy life. Well done.
Professor Piperopoulos knows his stuff and has written a short, powerful book on two subjects that confront all of us on a regular basis. Read it!
Simply and honestly, thank you professor Piperopoulos. Enormous help from a small book
This is a remarkable do-it-yourself book for learning to control your stress and manage your time. If like me you are in a stress producing line of work read it.
After reading this book I will publicly urge you: do not procrastinate, READ it! It will certainly help if, like me, you have been struggling to control your stress.
For every salesman and saleswoman a valuable helper in dealing with stress.
As 'Black Friday' shopping frenzy will linger on as usual fort the next five weeks working in sales will boost our stress levels. Download this book and strengthen your stress control capabilities. Practical and useful book
As we go full speed towards Xmas sales 'madness' do download and read this book. It will help you cope with the seasons' sales stress which if uncontrolled will lower your stamina.
Stress and anxiety are parts of our daily lives and for some of us further exacerbated by problems in managing our time. This is a brilliantly done job by an expert. Read it!
Leave aside traditional remedies after you read this book and follow its directions. Thank you professor
The author Georgio P. Piperopolous has written this book 'Contol Your Stress and Manage Your Time!' very intelligently defining stress, helping people how to control stress and manage our time efficiently and effectively according to the type of person we are. Thank you for your generous sharing of your psychological knowledge and writing.
A powerful reminder, succinct and delineating, of what is to be and live as human and the recommendation that we need to belong to something bigger is the capstone of this amazing book.
Professor Piperopoulos has produced a really helpful book on stress control and admirably combined it with time management wflhich relates well with the subject of stress. Well done!
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