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Managing Your Stress

In a world that can overwhelm us, here are concrete techniques to help you reduce the harmful effects of stress.

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 After Effects of War with Christal Presley Humankind   189 

After Effects of War with Christal Presley
Christal Presley, an English teacher in Virginia who experienced "secondary trauma" in response to the extreme behavior of her father, a Vietnam-era veteran with PTSD, tells how the family began a journey of recovery. [more]
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 American Resilience Humankind   139, 140 

American Resilience
Historians and others tell how the American journey has often required of citizens the courage to rebound from deep challenges, including stories of the extraordinary hardiness shown by people during the crisis of the Great Depression. Also, an exploration of the capacity for resilience and adaptation that Americans must summon in this time of deep recession and other perils including terrorism, global warming, and pandemic illness. [more]
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 Avoiding Burnout with David Allen Humankind   206 

Avoiding Burnout with David Allen
Based on decades of coaching high-powered executives, best-selling author David Allen describes key techniques for managing our personal rhythms, carving out reflection time and avoiding the trap of burnout. [more]
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 Digital Sabbath Humankind   165 

Digital Sabbath
William Powers, author of "Hamlet's Blackberry," describes the dilemma of being addicted to information technology, and how he and his family committed to regular time free of technological intrusions. [more]
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 High School Pressure-Cooker Humankind   194 

High School Pressure-Cooker
This episode examines the level of stress experienced by many secondary school students in America. We probe the causes and effects. And we look at positive coping skills kids can learn -- and ideas on how to restructure school life to minimize stressful conditions. [more]
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 Holistic Nurses Humankind   130 

Holistic Nurses
We hear from a variety of nurses about the stresses they face in today's quick-paced medical setting -- and how they struggle to find the time needed to treat the whole person. [more]
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 Inner Calm: Special Package Special Packages   INCM 

Inner Calm: Special Package
Truly inspiring and practical suggestions for managing the effects of daily stress. [more]

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Inner Calm
Harvard Medical Professor Herbert Benson, MD, explains simple relaxation techniques to help you ease the effects of daily stress. [more]
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 Inner Calm for Stressed Schools Humankind   66 

Inner Calm for Stressed Schools
Often a high-stress zone for both teachers and parents, some schools have introduced formal training in medically based relaxation techniques aimed at calming nerves and enhancing performance. [more]
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 Laughter is Good Medicine Part of Kindred Spirits   KS3-1a 

Laughter is Good Medicine
Norman Cousins tells how "laughter therapy," a warm bond with his physician, and Vitamin C cured a crippling spinal disease against 500-to-1 odds. [more]
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 Maintaining Focus with Daniel Goleman Humankind   203 

Maintaining Focus with Daniel Goleman
Former NY Times science reporter Daniel Goleman, best-selling author of Emotional Intelligence, discusses current research on the importance and mechanics of attaining personal focus. [more]
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 Mindful Learning with Congressman Tim Ryan Humankind   195 

Mindful Learning with Congressman Tim Ryan
While Capitol Hill may at times seem like the last place to find contemplative reflection, Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan has emerged as an advocate of daily periods of silence and meditation for personal growth and as a learning tool for schoolchildren. [more]
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 Moments of Truth with Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen Humankind   143 

Moments of Truth with Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen
Bay Area author and psychiatrist Jean Shinoda Bolen explores the connection between a person's emotional state affects their physical health, and how "moments of truth" may be revealed when facing dire illness. [more]
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 "Relaxed Focus" with David Allen Humankind   94,95 

"Relaxed Focus" with David Allen
How can we deal with the modern sense of feeling overloaded? It is emerging as a broad social problem that takes its toll on both worklife and homelife -- and can impinge on our ability to function with personal clarity. [more]
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 Self-Fulfilling Prophecies with David Allen Humankind   109 

Self-Fulfilling Prophecies with David Allen
The surprising power of imagining positive outcomes in life is explored by NY Times best-selling author David Allen who finds that when people vividly picture the solutions to problems, it can reset their nervous system and remove self-imposed blockages. [more]
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 The Spiritual Immune System Part of Kindred Spirits   KS2-1b 

The Spiritual Immune System
Mitch Gilbert, the Philadelphia commentator, describes our own innate radar for spotting personal problems and escaping them -- through wisdom. [more]
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 Stress Reduction 3-CD Set Special Packages    

Stress Reduction 3-CD Set
Lucid ideas and concrete help for anyone with the modern dilemma of feeling overloaded! [more]

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 Stressed-Out Students Humankind    

Stressed-Out Students
We examine the level of stress experienced by many secondary school students in America. We probe the causes and effects. And we look at positive coping skills kids can learn -- and ideas on how to restructure school life to minimize stressful conditions. [more]
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 The Present Moment with Jon Kabat-Zinn Humankind   123, 124 

The Present Moment with Jon Kabat-Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic at the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses how the technique of "mindfulness" can be physically and mentally therapeutic. [more]
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 The Social Brain Humankind   131 

The Social Brain
In this program, we learn about how people develop different levels of empathy.Daniel Goleman is a former New York Times science reporter specializing in how brain function affects the way we feel and perceive life. [more]
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 Worry Solution Humankind   160 

Worry Solution
Bay Area physician and Univ. of California medical professor Martin Rossman, author of 'The Worry Solution', describes ways to distinguish between what we can change and what we must learn to accept. [more]
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