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Stress Less, Live More: How Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Can Help You Live a Busy Yet Balanced Life

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As a life coach, you help people live purposeful lives that are driven by their deepest values. And although your clients may not have diagnosable mental health disorders, it's likely that many of them encounter mental roadblocks such as fear, stress, anxiety, and worry that keep them from reaching their goals and developing their full potential.

Thousands of cognitive behavioral psychologists from around the world rely on a method called acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help their therapeutic clients get "unstuck" from these barriers and improve their level of functioning. In Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, you'll learn to help your coaching clients harness these powerful psychological techniques to identify their passions, set values-based professional and personal goals, and realize their full potential. By guiding your clients through ACT-based exercises in mindfulness training and values clarification, you'll help them accept aspects of their situations that can't be changed, coexist with fear and other painful emotions, and commit to taking the actions that will lead them to success.

Maximize your coaching effectiveness by:

  • Adapting powerful psychological techniques to fit your life-coaching practice
  • Learning simple exercises you can do with clients to help them get unstuck
  • Getting tips for assessing clients, assigning homework, and sparking motivation
  • Helping clients master mindfulness to overcome fear, worry, and procrastination

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In Stress Less, Live More, a health education specialist presents a comprehensive, effective plan for stress reduction that incorporates acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and classic relaxation strategies.

Synopsis:

In Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Richard Blonna provides professional life coaches with the skills they need to effectively apply acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) principles to their coaching practices, helping clients to get ìunstuckî from the mental barriers that hold them back, stay motivated, and achieve goals aligned with their personal values.

Synopsis:

I'm never going to finish this project on time. This is hopeless; everything's going wrong. Why do I try to do everything at once? A busy life is full of stressful situations — that's a given. But that doesn't mean there is nothing you can do. Your thoughts can actually affect the way your brain processes stress, for better or worse. Most of the time, our brains compound the problem, adding thoughts of self-doubt and frustration to already difficult situations.

Stress Less, Live More presents a program based in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) that can help you train your brain to react to stress in a different way. With the mindfulness and acceptance techniques in this book, you'll clear out mental clutter, enhance your focus, and concentrate on the present moment, so that you can channel your energy into what matters most to you. It's that simple.

  • Learn to mindfully accept what can't be changed
  • Find peace and contentment in the present moment
  • Practice relaxation skills you can use to calm yourself in a crisis
  • Make time for yourself by asserting your right to say 'no'

 

Synopsis:

With its focus on psychological flexibility and making peace with the present moment, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a perfect fit for the treatment of stress, yet this is the first book to apply ACT to stress management. Richard Blonna's ACT-based approach to coping with stress, Stress Less, Live More, combines cutting-edge psychological techniques drawn from ACT with classic relaxation strategies such as meditation, visualization, and systematic muscle relaxation.

This comprehensive guide to stress management helps readers act in ways that reinforce their big-picture values without being distracted by day-to-day mental clutter. Readers also learn to defuse from unnecessary stressful thought traps such as the 'thoughts are reality' trap and the 'thoughts are orders' trap so that they can be simultaneously more productive and more relaxed. The book includes a useful chapter that shows readers how to assert their rights to say 'no' and 'I don't care, ' stop solving other people's problems, and demand time for themselves.

About the Author

Richard Blonna, EdD, is university professor at William Paterson University of New Jersey and a nationally certified life coach, counselor, and health education specialist. He has taught and written about stress management for over

Table of Contents

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572247093
Author:
Blonna, Richard
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Subject:
Stress Management
Subject:
Personal Growth - General
Subject:
Stress (psychology)
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Stress
Subject:
stress less, acceptance and commitment therapy, react to stress, mindfulness and acceptance, relaxation skills
Subject:
Clinical Psychology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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In Stress Less, Live More, a health education specialist presents a comprehensive, effective plan for stress reduction that incorporates acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and classic relaxation strategies.
"Synopsis" by ,

In Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Richard Blonna provides professional life coaches with the skills they need to effectively apply acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) principles to their coaching practices, helping clients to get ìunstuckî from the mental barriers that hold them back, stay motivated, and achieve goals aligned with their personal values.

"Synopsis" by ,

I'm never going to finish this project on time. This is hopeless; everything's going wrong. Why do I try to do everything at once? A busy life is full of stressful situations — that's a given. But that doesn't mean there is nothing you can do. Your thoughts can actually affect the way your brain processes stress, for better or worse. Most of the time, our brains compound the problem, adding thoughts of self-doubt and frustration to already difficult situations.

Stress Less, Live More presents a program based in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) that can help you train your brain to react to stress in a different way. With the mindfulness and acceptance techniques in this book, you'll clear out mental clutter, enhance your focus, and concentrate on the present moment, so that you can channel your energy into what matters most to you. It's that simple.

  • Learn to mindfully accept what can't be changed
  • Find peace and contentment in the present moment
  • Practice relaxation skills you can use to calm yourself in a crisis
  • Make time for yourself by asserting your right to say 'no'

 

"Synopsis" by , With its focus on psychological flexibility and making peace with the present moment, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a perfect fit for the treatment of stress, yet this is the first book to apply ACT to stress management. Richard Blonna's ACT-based approach to coping with stress, Stress Less, Live More, combines cutting-edge psychological techniques drawn from ACT with classic relaxation strategies such as meditation, visualization, and systematic muscle relaxation.

This comprehensive guide to stress management helps readers act in ways that reinforce their big-picture values without being distracted by day-to-day mental clutter. Readers also learn to defuse from unnecessary stressful thought traps such as the 'thoughts are reality' trap and the 'thoughts are orders' trap so that they can be simultaneously more productive and more relaxed. The book includes a useful chapter that shows readers how to assert their rights to say 'no' and 'I don't care, ' stop solving other people's problems, and demand time for themselves.

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