Well Stressed: Manage Stress Before It Turns Toxic

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9781118273609: Well Stressed: Manage Stress Before It Turns Toxic

Learn the science behind stress and start living better

Stress can kill. Chronic stress has been linked to depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Left untreated it can cause serious and long-lasting health problems. Drawing on two decades of clinical research into the effects of stress on the brain and the body, For the Love of Stress is designed to help you learn to control your stress and live a happier, healthier life.

Dr. Sonia Lupien is internationally respected as a leading authority on the science of stress, and in this practical, accessible book she provides an essential guide to understanding and managing the stresses we face every day. Identifying the four factors that underlie any stressful situation: Novelty—something new and unfamiliar; Unpredictability—not knowing how something is going to unfold; Threat—to your sense of self; and a poor Sense of self control, Dr. Lupien uses the appropriate acronym "N.U.T.S." to explore how stress makes us feel and how we can learn to cope.

  • Helps the reader understand the science behind stress, how it affects us physically and mentally, and what we can do to keep it in check
  • Explores why men make women's stress hormone levels rise but women cause men's stress hormone levels to drop
  • Provides proven solutions for dealing with stress, including one for helping children to cope with moving schools as well as stress in the workplace
  • Contrary to common belief stress is not simply "time pressure" or "workload" but rather our natural response to these things, characterized by the release of stress hormones
  • Shows readers how a routine blood test can identify if you are at risk from high levels of stress hormones

In her practical and accessible book Dr. Lupien shows how stress can and should be controlled, not avoided.

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Manage Stress Before It Turns Toxic

Based on scientific research that will help you

  • Understand stress and make it your ally

  • Recognize the four factors that make a situation stressful

  • Identify your stressors and reduce their impact

  • Discover methods to cope with stress and restore your equilibrium

Address Your Stress

Contrary to popular belief, stress is not a sickness. In fact, it's essential to human survival. However, if we allow stress to become chronic, we expose ourselves to potentially grave consequences, including depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

In Well Stressed, Dr. Sonia Lupien explains the science behind stress. Drawing on two decades of clinical research into the effects of stress on the human brain and body, she explains the four factors that underlie any stressful situation and how to manage them.

Armed with a real understanding of what stress is, you'll be able to tame it or even use it in some situations to optimize your performance and physical health. Well Stressed will help you address your stress head-on and get your mind and body balanced again.

About the Author:

About the Author

Dr. Sonia Lupien is the founder and director of the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (www.humanstress.ca). She has a PhD in neuroscience from the Université de Montréal and completed postdoctoral studies at UC–San Diego and Rockefeller University of New York. She is now a full professor in the department of psychiatry in the faculty of medicine at the Université du Québec à Montréal. In 2002, she received Canada's Top 40 Under 40 Award, and in 2003 Dr. Lupien was voted one of the Top 10 Canadians Who Make a Difference by Maclean's magazine.

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