This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Stress Management. Stress Management is the skills, methods, and techniques involving in managing and reducing stress either a day-to-day basis or on a long term scale. Barbara Schiffman is the Official Guide to Stress Management.

Stress Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness, by Edward A. Charlesworth and Ronald G. Nathan, is a valuable resource for people interested in Stress Management, and it is available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

West Coast Review of Books
"...witty, relaxed yet disarmingly effective...makes reading it a great, relaxing pleasure." --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

Review
“Witty, relaxed yet disarmingly effective.”
–West Coast Review of Books

“In language that is easy to understand, and in specific steps that are easy to follow, this book presents virtually all the essential ingredients that promote mental and physical well-being.”
–ARNOLD A. LAZARUS, PH.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Rutgers University

“Extremely readable, and the contents notably support the title.”
–RAY H. ROSENMAN, M.D., cardiologist, co-author of Type A Behavior and Your Heart

Today's OR Nurse
"...excellent...should be required reading for every human being." --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

Arnold Lazarus, Ph.D., author of Behavior Therapy and Beyond
"...virtually all the essential ingredients that promote mental and physical well being." --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

Kirkus Reviews
"State of the art in self-help management of stress." --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

Product Description
Are you among the 95 million Americans who suffer from stress during these trying times? Revised and comprehensive, this invaluable guide helps you identify the specific areas of stress in your life–familial, work-related, social, emotional–and offers proven techniques for dealing with every one of them. New material includes information on how men and women differ in response to stress, updated statistics on disorders and drugs, the ways terrorism and the information age impact stress, the key benefits of spirituality, alternative medicine, exercise, and nutrition. Stress Management will help you

• test your personal responses to daily stress– and chart your progress in controlling it
• learn specific techniques for relaxation– from “scanning” to “imagery training”
• discover how to deal with life’s critical moments without stress
• embark on a program to improve your physical health as a major step toward stress management
• discern which types of stress must be reduced and which kinds you can turn into positive motivation

From the Author
I hope this book will be of help to you. Best wishes for wellness! --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

Inside Flap Copy
STRESS MANAGEMENT helps you identify the specific areas of stress in your life--family, work, social, or emotional--and offers proven techniques for dealing with every one of them. Here is a wealth of practical advice you can use right away. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

Author's Bio: 

This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Stress Management. The Official Guide to Stress Management is Barbara Schiffman. Barbara Schiffman, C.Ht., is a Life Balance Coach and Certified Hypnotherapist based in Southern California. She's also the host/producer of the Internet radio show
LIVING IN BALANCE at BigMediaUSA.com and a Certified Leader of Simple Abundance® Workshops. She is the creator of the Life Energy Tune-Up Workbook/CD Kit and the New Moon*New Beginnings Meditation CD Kit which are based on her life balance teleclasses. Barbara works with groups and individuals all over the world in person and by phone. Visit her website www.HypnoSynergy.com for info on her programs, services, products and resources.

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