In this 9-part series Jim Porter writes about a lecture he attended on MBCT or Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy by the founder, Dr. Zindel Segal, at the Center for Mindfulness in Shrewsbury, Mass. This offshoot of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is designed to help patients with depression, avoid relapse. As a former depression sufferer himself, Segal's work not only helped him recover, it helped him avoid relapsing too.
The Six Step Stress Prevention Model is the latest thinking on how to manage stress in the workplace. It’s a model that is built on changing the structure of how individuals see stress and how they interact with it. It relies on simple time-tested strategies like journaling, planning, time management, cognitive restructuring, mindfulness and resilience training that have been around for decades and have been clinically proven to be effective.
At the American Journal of Health Promotion Conference I was introduced to the cutting edge work of BJ Fogg who is turning the world of behavioral change upside down. Hold onto your hats folks, because everything you’ve EVER thought about behavioral change is now about to be transformed due to one very simple reason: Trying to MOTIVATE people, for the most part, according to Fogg, DOESN’T work. Here's what does.
Variety of short videos with experts in the field of stress management, resilience, wellness, and other related topics.Preview Video
Follow along as we guide you into deep relaxation with nine different relaxation techniques right out of Jim Porter's book, Stop Stress This Minute.