This book evolved out of 15 years of doing trainings for individuals struggling with out-of-control people. It includes research and evidence-based practices, presented in an easy-to-read, engaging style. The goal is staying as calm as possible (of course easier said than done) and emerging with a feeling of a win/win situation.
stress is something many of us in westernized society accept as part of life even though it leads to unhappiness and if prolonged causes serious health conditions.
this book invites the reader to be the captain of the boat on a shared journey with the author who navigates as they cover seven legs of a proactive journey to discover some of the root causes of stress.
Between 70%-90% of all illnesses people suffer are caused by stress. These are Stress- Related Disorders. Most medical doctors are unable to properly identify and deal with these illnesses. Because of this, most of these people are inadequately treated and gradually, over a period of time, lose their wellness, become ill and ultimately develop chronic diseases.
70-80% of all illnesses seen by medical doctors are either caused by or related to stress. These are Stress-Related Disorders (SRDs). These illnesses appear to come from nowhere and result in leaving the person unsure of why they are sick in the first place. Commonly, medical doctors merely treat symptoms but cannot find cause nor cure.
Author Helle Eriksen tells an honest story of fighting stress and depression. She tells you how she got her life back after a long and chaotic period in life, which resulted in a major depression. Her aim is to make the reader feel less lonely and start talking and writing about stress and depression. This book is recommended to everybody who is familiar with stress and depression.