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Manage Your Stress for a Happier Life by Terry Looker

Manage Your Stress for a Happier Life

Part of the Teach Yourself - General Series


Manage Your Stress for a Happier Life by Terry Looker

Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. - Free yourself from stress - Learn how to find work-life balance - Feel mentally and physically healthy - Assess and treat your stress with the free 'biodots' included. This book explains why you feel stressed and how to do something about it. It includes a free package of 'biodots', which will help you diagnose and manage your stress; it will also explain the causes of your tension, and show you all the different strategies you can use to deal with it. It explains how better physical health can lead to better mental health, gives practical information on things like decluttering and work-life balance, and reveals what the new discoveries of NLP and similar techniques can do to help you banish stress forever.

About the Author

DR OLGA GREGSON graduated from the University of Wales in 1974 with an Honours Degree, then specialised in behaviour and visual perception at the Victoria University of Manchester, where she received her Doctorate in 1981. From there she joined the Department of Biological Sciences at the Manchester Metropolitan University where she is Senior Lecturer in physiology and behaviour. Her teaching and research interests and publications are in stress, physiology and health. Dr Gregson is Fellow of the International Stress Management Association. PROFESSOR TERRY LOOKER graduated from London University in 1969 with an Honours Degree and received his Doctorate in 1972 from Guys Hospital Medical School. He joined the Department of Biological Sciences at the Manchester Metropolitan University in 1973 and was appointed Head of Department in 1989. He lectures and researches in the areas of cardiovascular physiology, stress and health. In 1985 he studied the theory, diagnosis and treatment of Type A behaviour with Dr Meyer Friedman in San Francisco, USA. Professor Looker is Vice-President and Fellow of the International Stress Management Association, Fellow of the Institute of Biology and Chairman of the Governing Council of the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists.

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Publication date

26th November 2010


Terry Looker

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Teach Yourself Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division


240 pages


Coping with stress



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