Addicted to Stress: A Womans 7 Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life


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A Woman's 7-Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life

A woman's down-to-earth guide for releasing stress and reclaiming her free-spirit Stress management expert and radio personality Debbie Mandel presents her highly original program for stress reduction. She explains that women who are constantly stressed out have forgotten the dreams of the free-spirited girl living inside them before they became somebody's wife, mother, or A woman's down-to-earth guide for releasing stress and reclaiming her free-spirit Stress management expert and radio personality Debbie Mandel presents her highly original program for stress reduction.

She explains that women who are constantly stressed out have forgotten the dreams of the free-spirited girl living inside them before they became somebody's wife, mother, or workplace colleague. This book, the inspiring and humorous story of successful recovery from stress addiction, outlines her seven steps that have proven to help women overcome daily stressors and reclaim a life of joy and spontaneity.

Addicted to Stress: A Woman's 7-Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life

Explores the habit forming pressure principle of stress addiction and how to cure it Provides step-by-step program for self-empowerment, self-care, healthy narcissism, and renewing humor in a woman's relationships Explains the powerful, researched based relationship between food, exercise, and mood Contains indispensable strategies for accepting constructive conflicts with a spouse, partner, friend or colleague to get what she wants Teaches specific techniques for reducing and eliminating stress reduction Addicted to Stress shows how as the addiction to stress is cured, women find it possible to build up an immunity to outside pressure and become their true core self.

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Addicted to Stress: A Woman's 7-Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life

The formulaic route to happiness, whether it takes three steps or twelve, never works for long. Usually I abhor the testimonials and chatty stories in the sidebars to showcase how messed up people can get. Essentially, author Debbie Mandel is swimming against the current and wishing we could all do a lot less with our day. She rejects the multi-task. However, after adding up everything Mandel expects us to do, it is a hell of a trick to fit it all in without killing two birds with one stone.

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Stress addicts would take the advice and end up doing pelvic floor muscles while going to the magic store to learn tricks, and meanwhile thinking up a good "totem. Slowing down is a great idea. Taking time to develop healthy narcissism is, well, healthy. Reclaiming joy and spontaneity in life could get a bit costly.

Add up the time being sexy, slowly eating, having self-assessment chats, exercising, going on fun picnics, and engaging in deep conversations, and this might mean I have to quit my job.

Review by Sarah Papple Dec 09, Brandi rated it liked it Shelves: Ok, I admit it. I'm a stress addict. I don't feel valuable to the world unless I'm producing something. I've driven myself to the point of panic attacks when I'm relaxing.

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So when I saw this book, I had to acknowledge that it was meant for me. Rather than everything written now about how to do more, how to be more connected to the world, I wanted a book that helped me to believe that it was acceptable to be a little withdrawn, and to focus on taking care of myself.

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Addicted to Stress did just th Ok, I admit it. Addicted to Stress did just that, for at least periods of time. It provided good insights into why I was driven by stress, and gave coping techniques. I've found a few ways in which to let go, and some ways to "do better" moving forward.

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The book in no way provided all of the answers, but it provided a good overview of a variety of ways in which to think about your life. The variety is what made the book most valuable to me; unlike most other books, it's answer wasn't just "do less, delegate. Overall, I think I will look back at the book for reference, but it's not one that I'll re-read often. Oct 04, Melea Dixon rated it it was ok. I hate self-help books but saw a great review of this so decided to give it a whirl. If completely taken to heart, a person would become an arrogant maniac who only looked out for 1. If you take small crumbs from this and apply it, then it may help a little bit.

Jun 26, Taylor rated it really liked it. Like all self-help books, some of what Mandel not all applies or is true.

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