Hijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes Over by Julian FordHijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes Over by Julian Ford

Hijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes Over

byJulian Ford, Jon Wortmann

Paperback | January 1, 2013

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What do you do when stress takes over your life, and nothing you do to feel better seems to work? When you? òMelt down over the smallest things òGet angry at the people you love òChoke under pressure òFeel tense and worried all the time òProcrastinate or give up in the face of a crucial deadline òUse food, alcohol, gambling, or other addictions to cope òDwell onthe past when you just want to move on Hijacked by Your Brain is the first book to explain how stress changes your brain and what you can do about it. Stress is not the enemy. In order to reduce stress, you have to understand why your brain causes you to feel stress and how you can take advantage of it to handle the high-stress people and situations in your life. This groundbreaking book reveals the step missing in most stress reduction guides. We can't stop stress, but we can control the effect stress has on us. Hijacked by Your Brain is the user's manual for your brain that shows you how to free yourself when stress takes over.
Julian Ford is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Director of the University of Connecticut Health Center Child Trauma Clinic and Center for Trauma Response Recovery and Preparedness (www.ctrp.org), the creator of the TARGET treatment model for adult, adolescent, and child traumatic stress...
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Title:Hijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes OverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.64 inPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1402273282

ISBN - 13:9781402273285

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