Stress Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness

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Title Stress Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness
Publication Type Book
Pub Year 1985
Authors Charlesworth, E. A., & Nathan R. G.
Publisher Ballantine Books
Keywords balance, boredom, bullying, depression, meaning
Notes balance"Are You Sitting on a Two-Legged Stool?
Most of us are striving for a happy and meaningful life. Balance is needed to achieve and maintain such a life. Balance means that you avoid building your life around one person or one thing, no matter how wonderful it may seem. If you do, no matter who or what it is, losing it could be devastating." (p. 186)
boredom"Earlier, we spoke about the stress of boredom. This is also a change stressor because the lack of change often brings on boredom. When we are not excited about what we are doing, we often become depressed, irritated, and uptight. Variety is the spice of life, and without it our senses become dull or we become jumpy." (p. 145)
bullying"Sometimes we feel that the only way to get our needs met and keep from being pushed around is to fight for our rights. When we feel bullied or anticipate that we will be bullied, we may try to bully others. We may then find ourselves in a continuous and desperate struggle with a lion's share of stress from guilt and loneliness." (p. 226)