WE ALL EXPERIENCE STRESS - BUT IT DOESN'T HAVE TO RULE YOUR LIFE. Stress is our body's way of responding to pressure.
This inbuilt mechanism is designed to keep us safe - but left unchecked can lead to feelings of overwhelm and burnout. The good news is that it's possible to manage stress, and even make it work for you, rather than against you. By learning to understand your personal stress triggers and monitor your responses, you can find a way to live a calmer, more balanced life. With the help of stress expert Joy Langley, in this book you will: * Learn to identify the unique stressors in your life, both external and internal * Discover how you react to those stressors: physically, mentally and behaviourally * Understand how to harness stress and use it in a positive way - becoming more productive and resilient * Implement practical strategies to deal with your stress symptoms when they occur. By understanding - instead of trying to eliminate - your stress, you can formulate a healthier, fresher mindset that will allow you to cope more confidently with everyday problems. STRESS DOES NOT HAVE TO BE YOUR ENEMY.