Stress

Beating the College Blues

By Paul A. Grayson, Philip W. Meilman

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Because not all of the challenges of college life are academic, Beating the College Blues helps readers identify, explore, and cope with pitfalls of college life. Completely updated and expanded throughout, topics covered include study habits; changing family relationships; sex, date rape, and sexual harassment; dealing with anxiety, depression, and stress; pressures to use alcohol and drugs; and eating disorders, such as bulimia and anorexia.

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Beat Stress With Meditation

By Naomi Ozaniec

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[This book] [p]rovides a practical, step-by-step introduction to meditating with guide and progressive exercises throughout, and is suitable even if you have never meditated before. –Catalog summary
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The Simple Living Guide: A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living

By Janet Luhrs

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"Whether you are looking at small solutions for cutting down the stress in your life or taking the big leap toward the simpler life, this book can be your guide. Janet Luhrs, the nationally recognized founder and editor of the Simple Living Journal, brings together strategies, inspiration, resources, and real-life profiles of people who have slowed down, overcome obstacles, and created richer lives."

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Sisters under Stress

The kids are running around the house screaming. One has a cat, the other a bottle of dishwashing liquid. They're heading for the bathroom. Your head is pounding as you rush after them; you arrive seconds before your Persian sinks her claws into your five-year-old. After you dry off the cat, lecture the children, and bring out some popcorn to distract them, that extra cup of coffee and sweet roll are starting to look pretty good. If you smoke, you're probably reaching for the pack by now. After all, you deserve it, don't you?

Holiday Stress Busters

Cooking, cleaning, party-going, party-giving, visiting relatives, relatives visiting—welcome to the holidays! If you are the one who's mostly in charge of making the holidays bright, odds are for you may need a little pick-me-up yourself.

Refresh and Relax

Long to-do list? Make sure to put yourself on it. Budget 15 minutes every few hours for a bit of relaxation. The Herbal Home Spa and these other books can help de-stress the holidays: