The Stress-Proof Brain
Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity
By Melanie Greenberg
Modern times are stressful-and it's killing us. Unfortunately, we can't avoid the things that stress us out, but we can change how we respond to them. In this breakthrough book, a clinical psychologist and neuroscience expert offers an original approach to help readers harness the power of positive emotions and overcome stress for good.
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 offers powerful, comprehensive tools based in mindfulness, neuroscience, and positive psychology to help you put a stop to unhealthy responses to stress-such as avoidance, tunnel vision, negative thinking, self-criticism, fixed mindset, and fear. Instead, you'll discover unique exercises that provide a recipe for resilience, empowering you to master your emotional responses, overcome negative thinking, and create a more tolerant, stress-proof brain.
This book will help you develop an original and effective program for mastering your emotional brain's response to stress by harnessing the power of neuroplasticity. By creating a more stress tolerant, resilient brain, you'll learn to shrug off the small stuff, deal with the big stuff, and live a happier, healthier life.
Melanie Greenberg, PhD, is a practicing psychologist in Marin County, CA, and an expert on managing stress, health, and relationships using proven techniques from neuroscience, mindfulness and cognitive-behavior therapy. With more than twenty years of experience as a professor, writer, researcher, and clinician, she 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 www.cnn.com, www.forbes.com, BBC Radio, and ABC News, as well as in Self, Redbook, Men's Health, and The Huffington Post.
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30 Mar 2017
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This book gives you the tools you need to live a more calm, peaceful, and stress-free life. — Kristin Neff, PhD, author of 'Self-Compassion'