101 Ways to Stress-Free Living

How to Declutter Your Mind, Body, and Soul

Our modern lifestyle runs at a hectic pace - many of us are more busy now than we have ever been, but we all still need to make the most of what really counts in life; this book show you how to rework your schedule to create a life you truly enjoy. It provides quick and easy ways to create time to relax every day, organize your thoughts, de-junk your home, maintain fruitful relationships with family and friends, and make food choices that promote more energy and a calmer mind.

Author: Suzannah Olivier
Publisher: Cico Books, 2003
Format: Book, paperback, 95 pages
A Survival Guide to the Stress of Organizational Change

Shows employees how they can avoid 15 basic mistakes that create major stress in the workplace. By all accounts, the pace of business will continue to accelerate in the years to come, and for many that means more stress-stress which will almost certainly affect job performance and satisfaction. This easy-to-read handbook explains the sources of stress and provides practical, usable tips for reducing it.

Authors: Price Prichett Ron Pound
Publisher: Pritchett Publishing Company, 2008
Format: Booklet, 36 pages
Changing for Good

A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward

How many times have you thought about starting a diet or quitting smoking without doing anythingabout it? Or lapsed back into bad habits after hitting a rough spot on the road to recovery?

To uncover the secret to successful personal change, three acclaimed psychologists studied more than 1000 people who were able to positively and permanently alter their lives without psychotherapy. They discovered that change does not depend on luck or willpower. It is a process that can be successfully managed by anyone who understands how it works. Once you determine which stage of change you're in, you can: create a climate where positive change can occur maintain motivation turn setbacks into progress make your new beneficial habits a permanent part of your life.
This groundbreaking book offers simple self-assessments, informative case histories, and concrete examples to help clarify each stage and process. Whether your goal is to start saving money, to stop drinking, or to end other self-defeating or addictive behaviors, this revolutionary program will help you implement positive personal change . . . for life.

Authors: James O. Prochaska, Ph.D., John C. Norcross, Ph.D., and Carlo C. Diclemente, Ph.D.
Publisher: Quill, 1994
Format: Book, paperback, 289 pages
Cognition and Rationality in Negotiation

Building on a decade of research, the authors develop a framework for ngotiation that integrates and extends the landmark analytic work of Howard Raiffa on negotiaiton and the groundbreaking research of Daniel Hahneman and Amos Tversky on the impact of cognitive biases on decision making.

Authors: Margaret A. Neale and Max H. Baxerman
Publisher: The Free Press, 1991
Format: Book, hard cover, 172 pages
Down But Not Out

Down But Not Out is an inspirational documentary about Alphonso Bailey, who had everything going his way. He was in college on a football scholarship and was a good students making the dean`s list. But his father`s untimely death coupled with a sports injury prompted Alphonso to make bad and dangerous choices that landed him in prison. But there he found the healing discipline of boxing. Prison officers, trainers, managers, and personal mentors saw not only his good work ethic in boxing, but also a good man in life. Boxing is the backdrop for the interviews and viewers get inspiration for turning their lives around.

One of Alphonso`s Main Themes: You Can Overcome! He urges viewers to persevere at the hard work of changing their lives, even when the end may not be in sight, to head directly into change rather than run from it.
Prison Is Someplace You Don't Want to Be! Alphonso reminds viewers of the consequences of bad choices. But Alphonso tells viewers that whatever they're facing, "It`s only a moment in time." Viewers discover that despite bad choices, they can change by using hope, perseverance, and courage to go after their dreams.

Excellent Viewing for Many Audiences. This new inspirational video can help many who need the light of hope. Audiences in a wide variety of circumstances can benefit, including youth at risk, ex-offenders, victims of family violence, people in support groups, and others.

Two Videos in One! This video contains two versions of Down But Not Out. The first version is the full, uninterrupted documentary. The second version, designed for classroom and other group uses, contains pauses with on-screen cues for discussing points, such as:
  • Think before you act
  • Understand the importance of choices and consequences
  • Learn from your mistakes
  • Overcome obstacles
  • Do the right thing
  • Take control of your life
  • Work hard to reach your dreams.

Produced by: Jist Works, 2003
Format: DVD, 83 minutes; Instructor's Guide, 7 pages

First Things First

First Things First can help you understand why so often our first things aren`t first. First Things First transcends the traditional time management prescriptions of faster, harder, smarter and more. Rather than offering you another clock, First Things First provides you with a compass -- because where you`re headed is more important than how fast you`re going.

Authors: Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, and Rebecca R. Merrill
Publisher: Simon Schuster, 1994
Format: Book, hard cover, 334 pages
Fish! Catch the Energy...Release the Potential

A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale Improve Results

Imagine a workplace where everyone chooses to bring energy, passion, and a positive attitude to the job everyday. Imagine an environment in which people are truly connected to their work, to their colleagues, and to their customers. This engrossing parable applies ingeniously simple lessons learned from the actual Pike Place fishmongers and addresses today`s most pressing work issues with an appealing message that applies to anyone in any sector in any organization.

Authors: Stephen C. Lundin, Ph.D., Harry Paul, and John Christensen
Publisher: Hyperion, 2002
Format: Book, hardback, 107 pages; Video, 18 minutes; Facilitator's Guide, 27 pages; and Participant's Playbook, 28 pages
Follow Your True Colors To the Work You Love

The Popular Method for Matching Your Personality to Your Career

Do you hate your job? But don't know what else you can do? Carolyn Kalil, M.A., takes the mystery and misery out of your search for satisfying work. This book helps you to discover your natural strengths and talents. With the help of the True Colors method, you'll learn quickly how to reclaim your true self and find your own path to success. In a few simple steps, the author leads you to the work you love.

Follow Your True Colors to the Work You Love is also Carolyn's personal success story. It is enriched throughout by anecdotes and first hand reports from people whom she has helped in their search for self-expression and fulfilling careers.
  • Discover your true talents 
  • Create a positive, clear self-image 
  • Overcome fears that block success 
  • Maximize your unique strengths 
  • Determine your ideal career 
  • Put soul into the work you do

Author: Carolyn Kalil
Publisher: True Colors, Inc. Publishing
Format: Book, paperback, 199 pages

Getting to YES

Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

A straightforward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting taken -- and without getting angry.
Getting to YES offers a concise, step-by-step, proven strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict -- wheather it involves parents and children, neighbors, bosses, employees, customers or corporations, tenants or diplomats. Getting to YES tells you how to:
  • Separate the people from the problem
  • Focus on the interests, not the positions
  • Work together to create options that will satisfy both parties, and
  • Negotiate successfully with people who are more powerful, refuse to play by the rules, or resort to "dirty tricks."

Authors: Roger Fisher and William Ury
Publisher: Penquin Books, 1983, 1991
Format: Book, paperback, 187 pages
Give Stress a Rest

Stress happens! Don't let it rob you of energy and joy. Smartly handle the pressures that stress most people by learning these simple and refreshing techniques for detouring, deferring, and dropping stress. You`ll feel revitalized at home and at work.

Author: Multiple authors
Publisher: James Brookfield Publishers, 2001
Format: Book, paperback, 252 pages
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