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BioDots®

Biodots are tiny skin thermometers that tell you who or what causes your stress. Apply the dots to your hand or use a stress testing card with your thumb.
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The Stress Profiler

Our workbooks and handouts help you determine your level of stress and give you advice on how to cope with stress.
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Learning

Our instructional DVDs makes it easy for people to see the cumulative benefit of practicing stress management every day and building their resiliency skills over time.
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Relaxation

Our relaxation CDs have a narrator who guides you through a variety of different relaxation techniques laid over a bed of soothing music.
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Stress Management Training: Thinking Well Online: a 5-part Cognitive Restructuring Course
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Biodot Question and Answer

QUESTION: How do biodots help people reduce stress?

ANSWER: As a rudimentary biofeedback device, biodots give you biological feedback about what's going on inside your body. The information, or feedback that it gives you let's you know whether your efforts have been successful. Say you were trying to meditate as a way of lowering stress. At the end of the twenty minute meditation period, how would you know whether your meditation had actually worked to help you relax? If you were wearing a biodot, and it had turned from black to blue you'd know that the temperature just beneath the surface of your skin had increased and (by deduction) you would know that your capillaries had opened up, that the blood flow had improved and that you had activated the relaxation response. That's how biodots help people to reduce stress. By giving you feedback on internal functions of the body that you can't detect in any other way.

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From The Blog

Holiday Stress

Holiday StressEveryone has a different take on why the holidays are so stressful. For some it's too commercial, for others it's a lot of money and credit card debt, and for still others it's a painful reminder of a loved one who is no longer there to share it with you.

Authors Series

Dan SiegelUCLA Brain scientist and best-selling author, Daniel Siegel discusses Mindsight and his latest book.


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Book Spotlight

Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How they Heal
By: Belleruth Naparstek
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Beleruth Naparstek: Invisible HeroesIf you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic event, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life and your spirit. Life-threatening accidents, illnesses, assaults, abusive relationships-or a tragedy like 9/11-all can leave deep emotional wounds that persist long after physical scars have healed. Survivors become "invisible heroes," courageously struggling to lead normal lives in spite of symptoms so baffling and disturbing that they sometimes doubt their own sanity. Now there is new hope for the millions affected by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Drawing on more than thirty years' experience as a therapist and on the most recent cutting-edge research, Belleruth Naparstek presents a clinically proven program for recovery using the potent tool of guided imagery. She reveals how guided imagery goes straight to the right side of the brain, where it impacts the nonverbal wiring of the nervous system itself, the key to alleviating suffering.
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Quick Stress Tips

What can I do to help me manage anger right now?
From the Article: Managing Anger

Assume the other person didn't intend to make you angry. What gets us all riled up is the thought that another person intended to make us angry. But this is rarely the case. (It's almost like assuming that when two people are laughing across a room they are laughing at you.) Most people who make you angry do it completely unintentionally. When you fully realize this it will defuse a lot of the anger you experience in life. If it's a friend, family member or coworker, don't even hint that your angry. Just ask them why they did what they did, and you'll invariably find out that if they knew you were bothered by it, they wouldn't have done it.