Asserting Yourself
Handling Stress
Making Time
Managing Yourself
Running Meetings
Selecting People
Understanding Behaviour
The Management Guide to Handling Stress
By Kate Keenan
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Stressed out
One of the manifestations of stress is that people often adopt totally inappropriate ways of dealing with it.
Survival instinct
The physical reaction to stress has been programmed in human beings from prehistoric times. It is a basic survival instinct which involves a complex sequence of responses to a 'perceived' threat.
The problem is that the brain cannot tell the difference between a serious life-threatening circumstance such as facing up to a hairy mammoth, or an unwelcome disturbance such as a personality clash at work.
However much the mere thought of exercise makes you want to lie down, it is a guaranteed way to reduce stress.

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Table of Contents

Handling Stress
1. The Need to Handle Stress
2. Understanding Stress
3. Pinpointing Stressors
4. Reducing Stress (Instantly)
5. Reducing Stress (Permanently)
6. Adopting a Positive Approach

Check List for Handling Stress

The Benefits of Handling Stress


Author: Kate Keenan
Format: 64 pages, pb
Published: Sept 1999
Price: £2.99
ISBN-10 & ISBN-13: 1-902825-73-X
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