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Resilience For Dummies

Published 03-03-2021

<p><b>What doesn't kill you makes you stronger! Activate your natural ability to thrive with <i>Resilience For Dummies</i></b></p> <p>Stress, anxiety, and exhaustion are all-too-common features of our crazy-paced, curveball-throwing contemporary existence, and it's sometimes hard to see how we can make it from one week to the next intact. But there's a solution to the struggle: resilience! In <i>Resilience For Dummies</i>, Dr. Eva Selhub&mdash;former Harvard Medical School instructor and director of the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital for six years&mdash;outlines the proven steps we can all take toward optimal resilience to build healthier, more purposeful, and increasingly joyful lives.</p> <p>The six pillars of resilience are: physical vitality, emotional equilibrium, mental toughness and clarity, spiritual purpose, healthy personal relationships, and being an inspiring leader and part of a wider community or team. Dr. Selhub explains why each of these foundations is crucial to flourishing, how fortifying them gives us a base for attacking stress, hardship, and failure head-on, and how this confrontation then develops the strength we need for transformative change within our personal and professional lives.</p> <ul> <li>Know how genetics, education, and culture contribute to resilience</li> <li>Avoid learned helplessness and the victim mindset</li> <li>Harmonize stress and make it work for you</li> <li>Clear negative emotions and find your bliss</li> <li>Build up your physical, mental, and spiritual muscles</li> </ul> <p>Dr. Selhub's six pillars of resilience show you how to channel your inner strength, face down whatever trouble comes your way, and come out thriving on the other side.</p>

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Stress Management For Dummies

Published 05-20-2013

<b>Tired of letting stress have a negative impact on your life? Easy.</b> <p>It's impossible to get through life without encountering stress. And unfortunately, most of us learn the incorrect ways to cope with it. Thankfully, <i>Stress Management For Dummies</i> gives you trusted, time-tested guidance on teaching your body and mind to properly cope with stress while keeping your sanity intact.</p> <p>Whether it's love, work, family, or something else that has you in the red zone, this updated edition of <i>Stress Management For Dummies</i> will help you identify the stress triggers in your life and cut them down to size &#8212; all without losing your cool.</p> <ul> <li>Shows you how to use stress in a positive, motivational way instead of letting it negatively affect your life</li> <li>Teaches you to retrain your body and mind to react positively to stress</li> <li>Helps you overcome common stresses faced in modern life</li> </ul> <p>If you want to manage stress and get back to living a normal life, <i>Stress Management For Dummies</i> has you covered.</p>

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