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Relaxation For Dummies

Author : Shamash Alidina
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Provides information on a variety of techniques, including simple breathing, guided imagery, and yoga, to achieve a deep level of healing relaxation.

Angry Octopus

Author : Lori Lite
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Children love to unwind and relax with this fun exercise known as “progressive muscular relaxation”. Children relate to the angry octopus in this story as the sea child shows him how to take a deep breath, calm down, and manage his anger. These effective stress and anger management techniques for children focus awareness on various muscle groups to create a complete resting of the mind and body. Muscular relaxation can lower stress and anxiety levels. It can be used to decrease pain and anger. This engaging story quiets the mind and relaxes the body so your child can let go of anger and fall asleep peacefully.

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook

Author : Martha Davis
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Now in its seventh edition—with more than one million copies sold worldwide—The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook remains the go-to resource for stress reduction strategies that can be incorporated into even the busiest lives. The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world. Now in its seventh edition, this fully revised and updated workbook—highly regarded by therapists and their clients—offers the latest stress reduction techniques to combat the effects of stress and integrate healthy relaxation habits into every aspect of daily life. This new edition also includes powerful self-compassion practices, fully updated chapters on the most effective tools for coping with anxiety, fear, and panic—such as worry delay and defusion, two techniques grounded in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)—as well as a new section focused on body scan. In the workbook, you’ll explore your own stress triggers and symptoms, and learn how to create a personal action plan for stress reduction. Each chapter features a different method for relaxation, explains why the method works, and provides on-the-spot exercises you can do when you feel stressed out. The result is a comprehensive yet accessible workbook that will help you to curb stress and cultivate a more peaceful life.

Relaxation Meditation Mindfulness Self training Manual

Author : Jonathan C. Smith
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This 10-week self-study program is based on Dr. Smith's innovative approach to relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness. The program first reviews the basic concepts of stress and relaxation. Instructions are then presented for six families of exercises: Yogaform Stretching, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Breathing Exercises, Autogenic Training, Imagery, and Meditation / Mindfulness The user then develops a personalized program of relaxation, meditation & mindfulness based on a combination of approaches that work best and fit individual selects and combines those approaches that fit individual goals and strengths. WORKS BEST WITH DR. SMITH'S RELAXATION, MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS CD INSTRUCTIONS (either the "SARIS" program, or "The Relaxation Companion") available at: http://drsmith.deltalprinting.com

Defining You

Author : Fiona Murden
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* SELF DEVELOPMENT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019, BUSINESS BOOK AWARDS* Have you ever wondered what a profiling session would tell you about yourself? Fiona Murden helps some of the most successful people in the world to understand their behaviour and improve their performance. Here she guides you through the professional profiling assessment process in private, to help you discover your strengths, understand what really drives you and learn which environments will help you to excel. Step by step you will build your unique personal profile. Use the questionnaires in the book, run a 360 assessment, draw up your early years timeline and enjoy some valuable self-reflection. Fiona then expertly - and sensitively - coaches you through interpreting your results and taking your next steps to fulfil your potential. Our behaviour is at the core of what we do. This is your ultimate self-awareness toolkit to help you understand both your own and other's behaviour and to positively influence it. Along the way you may even start to sleep better, think more clearly and have good moods more often. Defining You opens a window into the elite process of psychological profiling and presents a clear path to improving your effectiveness with immediate actions and tangible tips. A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: Dear reader, please note that the Credo test and participant report featured in Chapter 5 of Defining You is no longer available free of charge to readers. We trust this will not spoil your enjoyment of the book.

Encyclopedia of Emotion

Author : Gretchen M. Reevy
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This unique two-volume reference is an accessible, up-to-date resource for the rich and fascinating study of human emotion. * Comprises 400 A–Z entries on emotion, including general emotions, emotion theories, emotion research, emotional disorders, treatments of emotional disorders, assessment of emotional traits, organizations devoted to studying emotion, and significant people who have contributed to the understanding of emotion * Provides a chronology of the ways emotion has been conceived, research on emotion, treatment of emotional disorders, and assessment of emotional traits * Offers a bibliography of suggested print and online resources on emotion for further research * Includes a comprehensive index

The Complete Guide to Self Management of Depression

Author : Harpreet S. Duggal MD FAPA
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Depression is a complex illness that presents in a myriad of ways and affects more than 350 million people worldwide. While medications and conventional cognitive-behavioral approaches to the treatment of depression have success, for many people these kinds of one-size-fits-all treatments are not enough to alleviate the symptoms of depression or help them find a long-term path toward wellness. In The Complete Guide to Self-Management of Depression: Practical and Proven Methods, Dr. Harpreet S. Duggal offers several evidence-based treatments for depression and presents them in a practical, easy-to-use format that can be incorporated into day-to-day self-management of depression. Self-management is increasingly becoming the standard of care in people with long-standing medical conditions, and it broadens the narrow perspective of self-help beyond the traditional treatment of symptoms to include behavioral methods, positive psychology interventions, mindfulness, and complementary and alternative medicine approaches for treating depression. Finally, besides a focus on treating symptoms, it also addresses lifestyle changes, social relationships, communication, problem-solving, and elements of wellness and recovery. In contrast to the traditional one-size-fits-all approach of self-help books on depression, The Complete Guide to Self-Management of Depression offers a menu of options for self-management of depression and provides guidance on whenand when notto use or combine particular strategies. Placing those who suffer from depression in the drivers seat of self-management can help them build confidence and prepare for the journey of managing depression.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author : Patricia G. O'Brien
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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, Second Edition is a comprehensive, easy-to-read introductory text for nursing students. The book is organized into three sections: Introduction to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health Disorders, and Nursing Management of Special Populations. Relying on evidence-based practice and incorporating case studies throughout, this unique text is the most comprehensive psychiatric mental health resource available. *Features concept maps, including symptom maps and diagnoses, throughout the text *Includes the most comprehensive nursing diagnoses and care plans and features rationales for all nursing interventions *Reflects updated information on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), as published by the American Psychiatric Association *Includes a Psychiatric-Mental Health Standards of Nursing Practice Appendix, as well as an Appendix of Common NANDA-I Diagnosis Used in Psychiatric Disorders *Presents the information and values essential to the development of the targeted knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) for the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies designed for use in the pre-licensure level of nursing education *Emphasizes neurobiology for all disorders to reflect the most recent updates in the field

The Doctors Book of Home Remedies

Author : Editors of Prevention
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A revised edition of a classic health reference shares up-to-date advice on a variety of everyday ailments from allergies and colds to insomnia and jet lag, recommending corresponding home treatments for conditions that do not require hands-on professional care. Original.

Ie Public Speaking W Cd Rom

Author : Sellnow
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Author : Robert L. Findling
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Guidance for integrating parents and families into the child's treatment is shared for every disorder covered in the book. The book offers a well-organized explication of innovative, effective methods and tools. Videos on the accompanying DVD provide an excellent companion demonstration of some of these techniques with different ages and disorders.

The Wellness Tree

Author : Justin O'Brien
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From the self-care expert who teaches wellness to doctors, comes the handbook of optimal wellness. Dr Justin O'Brien, who has taught wellness for twenty-five years, wrote the first edition of this breakthrough primer in 1990. This is the new third edition which continues to help readers change their lives. Rich in ancient tradition and current mind research, The Wellness Tree challenges you to transform ordinary health and ensuing decline into powerful possibilities for rejuvenation and awakened consciousness.

Walking with a Himalayan Master

Author : Justin O'Brien
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This autobiography of an American yogi is the story of the training of a Western scholar by a unique Himalayan Master, one of the greatest yogis of the era.

High yield Cognitive behavior Therapy for Brief Sessions

Author : Jesse H. Wright
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This book explains how to weave together the powerful tools of CBT with pharmacotherapy in sessions shorter than the traditional "50-minute hour." Written for psychiatrists, therapists, and other clinicians, the book details ways to enrich brief sessions with practical CBT interventions that work to relieve symptoms and promote wellness.

Promoting Self Management of Chronic Health Conditions

Author : Erin Martz
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It is common for a doctor or healthcare professional to see an individual with a chronic health condition only a few times a year for a brief office appointment. Yet, the individual has to live with the health condition 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. So, who really is in charge of managing the health condition? The individual has to "micro-manage" their condition, while healthcare professionals can provide advice on treatment approaches or the "macro-management" of the chronic health condition. Promoting Self-Management of Chronic Health Conditions covers a range of topics related to self-management-theories and practice, interventions that have been scientifically tested, and information that individuals with specific conditions should know (or be taught by healthcare professionals). Data suggest that currently a majority of individuals in the U.S. has a chronic health condition, and as society ages and healthcare continues to improve individuals' life-spans, more people will experience a chronic health condition. Health systems need to shift from an acute care model of treatment to a chronic care treatment model, in view of this trend. The expanding need for the development and scientific analysis of formal self-management programs accompany this increase in chronic health conditions. This book serves the critical purpose of helping to increase understanding of self-management and how healthcare providers can empower individuals with chronic health conditions to self-manage.

The Insomnia Workbook

Author : Stephanie Silberman
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Forget expensive mattresses, fancy foam pillows, and white noise machines. There's no better treatment for insomnia than cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Research has shown that CBT works even better than powerful sleep medications, and with this workbook, it's easier than ever to put these strategies to work to help you ward off insomnia and finally get to sleep. The Insomnia Workbook is designed to simulate the experience of seeing a professional CBT sleep specialist. First, you'll assess your sleep habits with questionnaires and evaluate how your sleep problem affects your life; then you'll learn a variety of proven techniques sleep specialists recommend to their clients. This book includes all of the tools you need to better understand your insomnia and create an effective plan for getting the sleep you need. With this complete program, you'll:•Stop the racing thoughts that keep you awake at night•Train yourself to sleep using stimulus control, sleep restriction, and deep relaxation skills •Identify foods and lifestyle factors that may be making things worse•Keep a personal sleep log to track your progress

Relaxation Meditation Mindfulness

Author : Jonathan C. Smith
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Smith's findings also reveal that not only can relaxation go beyond stress management, but that different families of relaxation have different effects."--BOOK JACKET.

20 Quick Strategies to Help Patients and Clients Manage Stress

Author : Charlene Richard
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Fast, effective strategies — each teachable in 10 minutes or less! Includes printable patient handouts and audio downloads for guided relaxation practices Empower your patients quickly with tools that range from relaxation strategies to life skills. Teach patients to recognize their stress response and use proven techniques to reduce their exposure to stress. Each of the 20 strategies described in this practical guide includes a script to teach patients how to use the strategy and a printable patient handout. Patients can use the audio downloads at home or right in your office. Whether you are a health care professional, social worker, or student in a health care program, this book will provide you with strategies you can use to help patients immediately. These methods work. All have been used in a variety of settings, including primary care and community health clinics, mental health centers, addiction treatment facilities, community counseling agencies, domestic violence shelters, and secondary and post-secondary health centers.

Stress Free Kids Curriculum Teacher Kit

Author : Lori Lite
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Indigo ocean dreams presents 4 children's stories and techniques designed to decrease stress, anxiety, and anger while promoting self-esteem and self-awareness. Ideal for ages 6-12.

The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

Author : Melissa A. Bray
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The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology focuses on significant issues, new developments, and scientific findings that influence current research and practice in the ever-growing field of school psychology.