Creative Stress Management Book: The 1-2-3 Cope System
By: Jonathan C. Smith (author)Paperback
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Created for such Psychology, Nursing, Social Work, and Counseling/Education courses as Stress and Tension, Health Promotion, and Stress Management. Appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate levels. This guide to stress management avoids a "cookbook" of answers and techniques and instead develops in readers a creative resourcefulness and the general ability to explore a wide variety of coping strategies while effectively applying those that work best. Part I presents a manual of basic problem-solving principles that underlie stress management. Parts II and III offer a comprehensive library of coping strategies with a wealth of ideas for readers to explore, and each self-contained chapter introduces concrete and practical instructions for a different coping option.
The First Coping Skill-The "PARET" Learning and Remembering System. PART I: A COPING MANUAL. 1. Why Learn to Cope? 2. The Facts of Stress. 3. 1-2-3 STRESS. 4. 1-2-3 COPE. 5. Using Your Coping Keys 1-2-3 REWARD. PART II: A CATALOG OF COPING SKILLS. Stressful Thinking and Worry. 6. Catching Stressful Thoughts. 7. Changing Stressful Assumptions and Beliefs. 8. Reducing Worry. 9. Getting in Touch with Yourself. Relaxation Strategies. 10. Taking Time Off as a Relaxation Exercise. 11. Practicing Physical Relaxation. 12. Practicing Mental Relaxation. 13. Using Specialized Relaxation Strategies. 14. Making a Relaxation Script or Tape. Interpersonal Stress. 15. Developing Relations. 16. Making Requests, Saying No, and Dealing with Conflict. 17. Dealing with Your Anger. 18. Dealing with Aggression. 19. Learning to Negotiate. 20. Developing Empathy. Work and Life. 21. Managing Work Stress and Burnout. 22. Managing Time. 23. Affirming Your Resources. Special Problems. 24. Controlling Negative Behavior. 25. Preventing Relapse. 26. Desensitization and Stress Inoculation Training. 27. Establishing Strategies for Defense. 28. Coping with Pain. 29. Developing a Healthy Body. 30. Coping Creatively. 31. Grasping the Big Picture.
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