Stress-Proof: The Scientific Solution to Protect Your Brain and Body-and Be More Resilient Every Day
Perigee PenguinRandomHouse, August 2017
Stress-proof yourself – for life
Experiencing short bursts of stress is an inevitable aspect of modern life. But research is uncovering the delicate balance that can turn a short stressful episode into a systemic overload, eventually leading to inflammation, anxiety, depression, and other chronic health issues.
This practical and groundbreaking guide reveals what we can do to strengthen our natural defenses so that our minds remain sharp, clear, and resilient, no matter what life throws at us.
Each chapter examines a stress agent–including inflammation, an out-of-sync body clock, cortisol, and emotional triggers–and presents simple ways to minimize the harmful effects with everyday changes in diet, exercise, and other habits. You’ll learn how to plan for a bad day, an afternoon slump, a stressful encounter, a bout of insomnia or jetlag, and other everyday challenges–including surprising hacks involving music, eye movements, body temperature, and more.
Translating cutting-edge scientific findings into clear and simple advice, Stress-Proof is the ultimate user’s guide for body, mind and well-being.