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Tables of Contents for 10 Minute Guide
Chapter/Section Title
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What Is Stress?
1
10
What Your Stress Can Teach You
1
1
All Stressed Up and No Place to Go
1
5
When Stress Knocks on Your Door
6
1
When Stress Is Good for You
7
2
When Does Stress Become too Much?
9
1
The 30-Second Recap
10
1
How Does Stress Show Up?
11
8
Science Finally Offers Recognition
11
2
The Body's Immediate Response to Stress
13
1
The Body's Delayed Response to Stress
14
1
A Toll on the Body and Mind
15
1
Stress, Gender, and Childhood Experiences
16
2
The 30-Second Recap
18
1
The Toxic Workplace
19
8
It's a Jungle in There
19
1
An Organizational Culture of Stress
20
2
Stress in the Startup Company
22
2
Taming the Beast
24
1
When Your Boss Encourages Workaholism
25
1
The 30-Second Recap
26
1
Managing Office Stress
27
10
Increasing Deadline Pressure Is Inevitable
27
2
The Importance of Keeping Stress Levels in Check
29
1
When Stress Threatens Your Professional Relationships
30
1
Simple Ways to Maintain Balance
31
3
The Quest for Balance
34
1
Make Your Time Away Count
35
1
The 30-Second Recap
36
1
Stress at Home
37
10
Sources of Household Stress
37
4
Tips for Conflict Management
41
2
Becoming More Aware
43
3
The 30-Second Recap
46
1
Getting Sleep, Staying in Balance
47
9
There Is No Substitute for Good Sleep
47
2
The Signs Are Highly Visible
49
2
The Microsleep Phenomena
51
1
Unfair to Yourself and to Your Employer
52
1
Is Lack of Sleep Diminishing Your Staff's Effectiveness?
53
2
The 30-Second Recap
55
1
Curbing Procrastination
56
10
Procrastination and Stress
56
1
First, Get Organized
57
2
Proceeding Without Pain
59
3
Seeking Help from Others
62
2
Ways to Help Yourself
64
1
The 30-Second Recap
65
1
The Stress of Information Overload
66
8
I'm Overwhelmed by Information, Therefore I Am
66
2
Cutting Books Down to Size
68
1
Reading on the Run
69
2
Lessening Your Task
71
2
The 30-Second Recap
73
1
Taking the Stress Out of Travel
74
12
Attitude Adjustment
74
1
Getting Organized Is the Key
75
2
Preparation Goes a Long Way
77
2
Scout Your Destination and Check the Weather
79
1
Maintain a Routine
80
1
Fuel for the Road
81
2
Sleepless in Seattle?
83
1
International Travel
84
1
The 30-Second Recap
85
1
The Time/Money/Stress Connection
86
9
The More You Spend, the More You Must Earn
86
3
Making Frugality Pay Off
89
1
Investing for the Long Term
90
1
Assessing Yourself
91
3
The 30-Second Recap
94
1
Visualization and Guided Imagery
95
9
What Is Visualization?
95
5
Newton's Law
100
1
Guided Imagery
100
3
No Miracle Cures Here
103
1
The 30-Second Recap
103
1
Breathing
104
8
From the Get-Go!
104
1
New-Age Psychobabble?
105
1
Breathing Techniques
106
2
Other Breathing Techniques
108
1
Cleansing, Clarifying, and Energizing
109
1
That's It?
110
1
The 30-Second Recap
111
1
Meditation
112
11
What Is Meditation?
112
1
A Different Discipline Altogether
113
1
Types of Meditation
114
3
A Common Thread
117
1
Mindfulness Meditation
117
3
Working Meditation into Your Everyday Life
120
2
The 30-Second Recap
122
1
Yoga, T'ai Chi, and Stretching
123
11
New Age Exercise
123
1
Yoga
123
2
Getting Started in Yoga
125
2
Stretching Exercises
127
2
T'ai Chi, Not Chai Tea
129
3
Finding the Right Fit
132
1
The 30-Second Recap
133
1
The Spas Have It
134
8
Spas and Such
134
1
Not So New
135
1
Enter a New Space
135
1
Service Supreme
136
1
Short Break, Anyone?
137
1
Welcome to Nirvana
137
2
Equal Access
139
1
Finding the Perfect Fit
140
1
The 30-Second Recap
141
1
Profound Choices
142
6
The Power Is Within You
142
3
An Example of Grace Under Pressure
145
1
A Parting Letter
146
1
The 30-Second Recap
147
1
A Glossary
148
4
B Further Reading
152
5
Index
157
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