Stress has become a near–universal experience as well as a rising public health concern. Therapist, wellness–coach, and stress management writer for About.com, Elizabeth Scott presents easy strategies for dealing with life's stressors. According to many measures, people today are dealing with stress in greater number and severity than in the past several decades, and this is taking a toll on our collective wellness. Bringing considerable content from her popular stress management website, Elizabeth Scott distills information about stress management into central ideas and strategies for consumers. These include learning to reduce the stress response and stressors, practicing long–term resilience habits, and putting positive psychology research into action. These various perspectives provide a multilayered framework for understanding stress and approaching stress management that is inspirational, action–oriented, and backed by foundational and recent knowledge in the field. The quick–to–read "8 keys" format can be utilized on many levels so that busy readers can quickly find relief from stress.
About the Author:
Elizabeth Scott is a therapist, wellness coach, and writer on stress management for the New York Times–owned website About.com. She lives in Burbank, California.
About the Series Editor:
Babette Rothschild, MSW, LCSW, has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1976. Author of 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery and the bestselling The Body Remembers, and member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, she gives lectures and professional trainings around the world. She lives in Los Angeles.