10 Practical Ways to Lower Stress, Lighten the Load, and Bring Back Sanity
There are thousands of books about time management, multitasking and doing more. This book is about being comfortable with doing less, resting and directing action in a way that energizes or brings peace.
Stress Less: 10 Balancing Insights on Work and Life offers ten tangible ways of dealing with stress, balancing a busy life and embracing peace of mind. Themes include: Saying No, Asking for Help, and Managing time with YOU in mind.
Interactive videos can be viewed by scanning the QR codes throughout the book, giving a more personalized viewpoint of the author. These are excerpts from the companion DVD presentation, Finding Your Balance in Work and Life: Truths and Myths about Having It All. Worksheets are provided at the end of each chapter encouraging readers to Take a Rest Stop and start making small changes. Excerpts from Dr. Freeman's blog, Another Perspective, are included at the end of each chapter to give the author's personal views and experience in applying the principles advocated in the book.
This 8.5" x 5.5" paperback book has a calming cover and fits easily into a small bag for those busy readers who want to periodically peruse a short piece and get a different perspective on managing stressful situations. It is also available in electronic copy for e-readers.
Stress Less: 10 Balancing Insights on Work and Life is also a great read for book clubs and discussion groups with starter questions at the end of each chapter. This book sends the recurring message, "Start now! Feel better. When you take care of YOU, you'll have the resources you need to share with others."
"a self-help book aimed at helping us create some small spaces and stolen moments so we can take a break from our busy and stressful schedules. It has practical exercises with more helpful material that readers can easily access, making it a more exciting read"
About the Author
Amy Freeman holds a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and a M.S. in Engineering. She has spoken at numerous professional and community venues in the U.S. and abroad. She is also a poet and a working parent who understands the challenges of interweaving family obligations with professional expectations. As an advocate of education, she emphasizes the importance of collaboration and interactive learning. For more information go to: www.amyfreeman.net .