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Hijacked by Your Brain: Learn to Stress Less and Take Control of Your Life
Ford, Julian and Jon Wortmann
SourceBooks / Softcover / 2013-01-01 / 1402273282
Stress & Relaxation / Self Help
price: $25.50 (may be subject to change)
304 pages
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From an expert in traumatic stress disorders, HIJACKED BY YOUR BRAIN reveals a groundbreaking way to help our brains deal with the stress of life. Filing a gap on shelf, this book explains what's happening in the brain when the emotions take over, and it shows how a simple, practical approach to focusing the mind can provide the solution when all the coping skills in the world don't help. We can adjust the part of the brain that triggers an alarm state so that it reacts the way we want it to. We can't stop stress, but we can control the effect stress has on us.

About the Authors:

Jon Wortmann is an author, minister, and consultant to educational, non-profit, start-up, and Fortune 100 organizations. His first book, Mastering Communication at Work: How to Lead, Manage, and Influence (McGraw-Hill, 2009) spent six months as one of MGH's top fifty books in Asia. His second book, The Three Commitments of Leadership, will be published by McGraw Hill in October of 2011.

Julian Ford is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Director of the University of Connecticut Health Center Child Trauma Clinic and Center for Trauma Response Recovery and Preparedness (www.ctrp.org), the creator of the TARGETŠ treatment model for adult, adolescent, and child traumatic stress disorders, and CEO of Advanced Trauma Solutions, Inc., the exclusive licensed provider of the TARGETŠ treatment model.

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