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Title:
The stress-proof brain : master your emotional response to stress using mindfulness and neuroplasticity
ISBN:
9781626252660
Physical Description:
225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents:
Introduction; Part 1: Understanding Your Stress; 1. Your Brain's Stress Response; 2. What Type of Stressor Are You Facing?; Part 2: Calming Your Amygdala; 3. Staying Grounded in the Present Moment; 4. Facing and Accepting Your Emotions; 5. Gaining Control over Your Stress; 6. Learning Self-Compassion; Part 3: Moving Forward with Your Prefrontal Cortex; 7. Becoming Cognitively Flexible; 8. Bringing in the Positive; 9. Finding the Right Mind-Set; 10. Living Healthy in the Face of Stress; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Resources; References
Abstract:
"We can't avoid the things that stress us out, but we can change how we respond to them. In this breakthrough book, a clinical psychologist and neuroscience expert offers an original and comprehensive approach to help readers harness the power of positive emotions and overcome stress for good. The unique mindfulness exercises in this book provide a recipe for resilience, empowering readers to master their emotional response to stress, overcome negative thinking, and create a more tolerant, stress-proof brain"-- Provided by publisher.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, 2017.

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