The Stress Answer
Train your Brain to Conquer Depression and Anxiety in 45 DaysBook - 2008
With his bestselling books, his renowned clinic, and his many appearances of the DR. PHIL show, Frank Lawlis has helped millions of people use groundbreaking psychological insights to find peace of mind and improve their lives. Now he turns his attention to the single biggest difficulty that most of us face every day- stress.
In THE STRESS ANSWER, Dr. Lawlis explains the neurological factors that make stress so traumatizing, and he lays out a powerful plan for changing our brains to improve the way we cope when the going gets though. The secret is to take advantage of our brain plasticity-our ability to essentially reprogram the way we think by following the ideas presented in this forty-five-day program to change our behaviour. Using the latest psychological research, Dr. Lawlis takes us through the different types of 'stress storms' that commonly occur in our lives-from excessive worrying and depression to the problems that spring up in personal relationships or at work. For each of these, he shows how we can apply the principles of brain plasticity yo hard-wire new, healthier response patterns into the brain, reducing stress and increasing our overall happiness.
Featuring helpful, easy-to-perform exercises that can de done just about anywhere, THE STRESS ANSWER will show you how to-
· Use restorative breathing and exercise to calm the brain
· Visualise your way to better stress responses
· Choose specific foods to enhance brain function
· Build a support network to provide encouragement
· Use self-rewards to make your new behaviour permanent
Filled with inspiring success stories drawn from Dr. Lawlis's many years of clinical research, THE STRESS ANSWER gets to the heart of the problems that keep us from being our best selves, offering solutions that can be applied immediately and will last a lifetime. With THE STRESS ANSWER, you'll have the psychological tools you need to handle anything life throws your way.