Author(s): Talia Mana
A helpful workbook full of self-help methods and advice that the reader can use to prevent, manage or recover from stress and its related effects. Stress and depression affect large numbers of people. In New Zealand one in five suffer from depression at some point in their life. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2020 depression will be the world's second most common illness. Full of helpful advice, The Art Of Calm: Freedom From Stress And Worry is a workbook of self-help methods and advice that the reader can use to prevent, manage or recover from stress-related illnesses and burnout. The book contains more than 100 separate topics, with spaces for recording problems and potential solutions. Included are a Stress Prevention Diary and a Feel Good Journal. A list of references and services available in New Zealand rounds out the information. First published October 2002.