You can’t avoid the things that stress you out, but you can change how you respond. In this guided journal, you’ll find unique writing prompts to help you harness the power of positive emotions, rewire your emotional response to stress, and cultivate calm.
Stress is, unfortunately, a natural part of life—especially in our busy and hectic modern times. But you don’t have to let it get in the way of your health and happiness. Studies show that the key to coping with stress is simpler than you think—it’s all about how you respond to the situations and things that stress you out or threaten to overwhelm you.
The Stress-Proof Brain Guided Journal offers powerful writing practices based in mindfulness, neuroscience, and positive psychology to help you examine your own unhealthy responses to stress—such as avoidance, tunnel vision, negative thinking, self-criticism, fixed mindset, and fear. Through the brain-changing act of journaling, you’ll discover unique ways to build resilience, empowering you to master your emotional responses, overcome negative thinking, and create a more tolerant, stress-proof brain.
If you’re ready to harness the power of neuroplasticity and change the way you respond to stress, the powerful writing practices in this journal will help you shrug off the small stuff, deal with the big stuff, and live a happier, healthier life!
Written by renowned mental health and wellness experts, New Harbinger’s Journals for Change combine evidence-based psychology with proven-effective guided journaling techniques to help you make lasting personal change—one page at a time.
About the Author:
Melanie Greenberg, PhD, is a practicing psychologist and executive coach in Marin County, CA, and an expert on managing stress, health, and relationships using proven techniques from neuroscience, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). With more than twenty years of experience as a professor, writer, researcher, clinician, and coach, Greenberg has delivered workshops and talks to national and international audiences. She writes the Mindful Self-Express blog for Psychology Today, and is a popular media expert who has been quoted on cnn.com, forbes.com, BBC Radio, ABC News, Yahoo! Shine, and Lifehacker, as well as in Self, Redbook, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Fitness Magazine, Women’s Day, Cosmopolitan, and The Huffington Post. She has also appeared on radio shows like Leading With Emotional Intelligence, The Best People We Know, Inner Healers, and Winning Life Through Pain. Greenberg was named one of the 30 Most Prominent Psychologists to Follow on Twitter.