Stress Management

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Alok Chakrawal, Pratibha Goyal
2016, xviii+344pp
Hardbound, 9789385883057
Rs. 1895
Paperback, 9789385883163
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Stress is the greatest killer of modern times. Almost everyone is affected by it. Some degree of stress is normal, natural and inevitable in personal, family and work life. However, the quantum of stress has a direct impact on happiness in life and excellence in professional field. Being aware and careful about it can save a person from a number of problems and help to make him happy and contended. There are evidences of happier life among people who have an understanding of stress and its possible remedies to keep it at bay. The book “Stress Management” gives an insight into the nature, types and causes of stress and discusses its possible cures and remedies. The sources of stress such as paucity of money or time, age factor, anger, poor communication, burden of studies and making of career have been critically analyzed. It has a complete set of solutions for all categories of stressed people of different age groups and backgrounds. The book is a complete treatise on stress and no aspect of it has been left unattended to. It will surely make the readers stress free and thus enable them to lead a happy and healthy life.

Dr. Alok Chakrawal, Professor of Commerce and Business Administration, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat.
Dr. Pratibha Goyal, Professor, School of Business Studies, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab.

1 Stress
Significant Characteristics
Some More Facts about Stress
Types of Stress
Psychological Classification
Timeline Classification
Miscellaneous Classification
Symptoms of Stress
Physical Symptoms
Abdominal Symptoms
Mental Symptoms
Emotional Symptoms
Behavioural Symptoms

Part B: Stress in Life

2 Age and Stress
Less than Four Years
Four to Fourteen Years
Fourteen to Eighteen Years
Eighteen to Twenty Five Years
Twenty Five to Forty Years
Forty to Sixty Years
Sixty Years and Above

3 Stress at Home
Marital Stress
Inference of In-Laws
Differences with Family Members
Extra Marital Relations

4 Stress among Students
Parental Pressure
Deadlines of Assignments
Competition for Higher Grades and Performance
Relation with Teachers
Home Sickness
Preparing for Post-College Life

5 Stress at Work
Classification of Stress at Workplace
List of Stresses at Workplace
Top Seven Stresses at Work
Excessive Work Burden
Poor-Interpersonal Relations
Unable to Cope-up with Technological Changes
Lacking Respect in Organisation
Work doesn’t allow much time for Family
Placed in a Wrong Job
Fear of Losing the Job
Managing Stress at Workplace

6 Money and Stress
Money creates Stress
Money and Stress: Some Significant Aspects
Lust for Money and Stress
Health is Wealth
Relations are True Wealth
Determine Financial Goals
Save Money
Donate and Be Happy
Rule of 80/20
No Limit of Accumulations
Ways of Getting out of Stress caused by Money

7 Communication and Stress
Factors Influencing Communication and their Impact on Stress
External Factors Influencing Communication
Internal Factors Influencing Communication
Effective Communication
Keep the Lines of Communication Open
Clarity of Idea
Choose your Words
Listen Carefully
Say ‘No’ when you must
Understand Emotions
Hold your Temper
Be Assertive
Avoid Mental Noise
Stop Negativity Bias
Think Positive
Admit your Mistakes
Handle Complaints Properly

8 Stress among Urban-Rural People
Stress in Urban Areas
Transient Relations
Nuclear Families
Water Supply
Power Shortage
Stress among Rural People
Small Land Holdings
Decline of Village Industries
Lack of Infrastructure
Farmer Suicides
Caste System
Lack of Health and Education Facilities
Poor Care of Livestock

Part C: Stress — Models and Measurement

9 Models of Stress
General Adaption Syndrome (GAS)
Burnout Stress Syndrome
Inverted U Model of Stress
ABC Analysis of Stress
Transactional Model of Stress
Vicious Circle of Stress
The Way-out to Vicious Circle of Stress: Big Push Theory (BPT)
Health Realisation/Inmate Health Model

10 Scaling of Stress

Tools for Measurement of Stress
Category A
Category B
Category C
Category D
Category E

Part D: Managing Stress

11 Time Management
How we are using our Time
Prepare Control Chart
Plan your time
Improvement in Efficiency
Do not Procrastinate
Manage Interruptions
Handle Visitors
Overcome Indecisiveness
Avoid Gossip
Delegate Authority
Avoid being a Perfectionist
Practice Speedy Disposal
Say No and Accept No

12 Anger Management
Anger is a Natural Behaviour
A Common Phenomenon
Anger may be Healthy and Productive
Anger may be a Learning Experience
People Lose their Senses in Anger
Anger may be Counterproductive
Intense Emotional Response
Artificiality in Anger
Anger is a Habit for Some
Anger comes out mostly on juniors
Anger is injurious to health
Anger is not justified
Anger gets transferred
Anger sometimes reduces Violence and Negativity
Anger has the power of Destruction
Anger is a Cyclone
Keep Away from Anger
Anger Management
Classical Definition of Management
Anger Management Technique
Consume Ample Water
Count 1 to 100
Watch your Words
Fast-deep Breathing
Convey your point in a cool manner
Shorten the discussion
Stop Blaming
Meditation — the ultimate way to control anger
Keep Reminding about the “Law of Karma”
Humour (Laughter) is the best Medicine
Eliminate your unnecessary Ego
Take a Break
Strike a Balance in Life
Daily Physical Exercise
Forgiveness: The greatest mantra to remain in peace
There may be a better option to your problem

13 Keep Stress at Bay
General Ways to Manage Stress
Recharge at least for One Hour
Stress Meter
Control Yourself, Not Others
Say No
Positive Attitude
What if you worry?
Earn Well, Save Well
Pursue a Hobby
Yoga Remedies
Yoga Mudra Asana
Bhramari Pranayam
Gyan Mudra
Allopathic Remedies
Allopathic Drugs for Stress
Homopathic Remedies for Stress
Curative Treatment
Diet and Nutrition Remedies
Vitamin and Mineral Therapy


Stress Front
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