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In a time when crossing guards are posted to prevent high schoolers from jumping in front of trains and parents shelling out $100K for packaged college applications, education has become a mad race to grab the Ivy ring. Based on experience in admissions with the Ivy League and other highly competitive universities, emerging scientific evidence on the impact of emotional intelligence and mindfulness, and discussions with admissions officers, students, families, and high school counselors, this book is a guide on how to go through the existing, however brutish, college applications process with less stress and anxiety, and more joy and mindfulness. Equipped with the powerful tools of emotional intelligence and mindfulness, this work acknowledges the reality of what the process is, and challenges young people to reach for a more meaningful ideal for themselves. This book shares a look at the holistic admissions process and offers an alternative one to the current climate of untenable stress. This updated model aims to shift mindsets from treating the admissions process as a ruthless competition with one externally-prescribed definition of success, to a step in a lifelong journey of curiosity and wonder. By building self-awareness, compassion, resilience, it's possible to navigate the process with greater authenticity, balance, and joy.
A best-selling author and Emmy-award winning television producer for nearly 20 years, Paula Rizzo produced health, wellness, and lifestyle segments with a range of top experts, including JJ Virgin, Jillian Michaels, and Deepak Chopra. Rizzo brings her experience to this new project. Readers will learn their stress style and strategies for shaping their days in more productive ways. With self-assessments and exercises, this guide will bring readers to better patterns and better, more organized lives.
A pioneering researcher gives us a new understanding of stress and trauma, as well as the tools to heal and thrive. This groundbreaking book examines the cultural norms that impede resilience in America, especially our collective tendency to disconnect stress from its potentially extreme consequences and override our need to recover. It explains the science of how to direct our attention to perform under stress and recover from trauma. By directing our attention in particular ways, we can widen the window within which our thinking brain and survival brain work together cooperatively. When we use awareness to regulate our biology this way, we can access our best, uniquely human qualities: our compassion, courage, curiosity, creativity, and connection with others. By building our resilience, we can train ourselves to make wise decisions and access choice - even during times of incredible stress, uncertainty and change. With stories from men and women Dr Stanley has trained in settings as varied as military bases, healthcare facilities, as well as her own striking experiences with stress and trauma, she gives readers hands-on strategies they can use themselves, whether they want to perform under pressure or heal from traumatic experience, while at the same time pointing our understanding in a new direction. Foreword by Bessel Van Der Kolk, bestselling author of The Body Keeps the Score.
'This two-week plan shares a series of clinically proven tools to recharge and reset the depleted brain, with a focus on overcoming anxiety and insomnia.' - Psychologies ARE YOU ANXIOUS, FRAZZLED, EXHAUSTED? DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOU'RE 'RUNNING ON EMPTY'? DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE SLEEPING? These days, it seems like everything in our day-to-day lives - from our increasingly unpredictable world to the smartphones we can't stop using, the processed foods we eat all day long and the many hours we spend working - is setting us up to feel drained. The short-term effects of becoming drained are uncomfortable, but the long-term effects can be life-threatening. Left untreated, it can quadruple your risk of high blood pressure - the #1 cause of preventable death. Finding natural solutions to exhaustion, anxiety and insomnia is vital as sleeping pills and anti-depression medication are increasingly prescribed. In his latest book, Dr Mike Dow offers a 2-week plan designed to help you naturally balance your brain. He explains what depletes modern brains and which groups are wired for it, and provides clinically proven tools to help you feel less drained. Dr Mike offers nutritional tips, recipes, cognitive behavioural tools, supplements, breathing techniques, self-hypnosis and mindfulness tools to help you reduce stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline and increase feel-good neurotransmitters in your brain. 'A smart, science-based way to heal anxiety and insomnia.' - Daniel Amen MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Brain Warrior's Way
Three out of four adults will feel overwhelmed by stress at some point in their lives - if not regularly. Although stress is a very subjective condition - some people thrive on a certain amount of it - one thing is certain: too much stress, if you feel unable to cope with it, can make you ill. Dr Tim Cantopher has diagnosed and helped hundreds of people with stress-related illnesses. He will help you to understand the causes of your stress (past and present), and to recognise the people who may be making it worse. This book offers treatments and strategies to manage the stress-related illnesses you may be suffering - whether physical or psychological - and gives you advice on getting, and staying, well. Written in the author's trademark style, blending simple but astonishingly astute insight with straightforward but astonishingly effective strategies, this book will put you back on the path to wellness as you embrace a gentler, kinder life.