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Links and resources to help you de-stress
Following are some links to web sites and resources to some web sites you may find useful in your path to a less stressful life.
786-8686 or toll free 1-888-322-3019
Manitoba Farm and Rural Support Services
Toll free 1-866-367-3276
Manitoba Suicide Line
Toll free 1-877-435-7170
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction:
More web sites
Following are some links to websites that you might find useful in your path to a less stressful life.
- Managing Stress
- Stress and How to Manage It
- American Insitute of Stress
- National Institutes of Health and National Library
- Explore Healing Practices - taking Charge of your Health
- This Emotional Life - a program on meditation and mindfulness, Premiering January 4, 2010
- www.whenthebodysaysno.ca - The cost of hidden stress
Traditional Aborigial Teachings
Other in-depth documents on stress can be found at your library, through your physician and at local health centres.
We will also make some available here. The document Calm in the Storm forms the foundation for much of the content on this web site.
- Stress Management - Klinic Community Health Centre
- Calm in the Storm - Klinic Community Health Centre
- Managing Stress During the Flood - Part of the effort to support those affected by the 2011 floods in Manitoba
Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of our Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness
Jacobs-Slewart, Therese. Paths are Made by Walking: Practical Steps to Attaining Serenity.
Germer, Christoppher. The Mindful Path to Self Compassion.
Williams, Teasdale, Segal, and Kabat-Zinn. The Mindful Path Through Depression.
Below are references used in some of the content of this web site, and to provide you with further reading.
Bailey, B. (2000). Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation, New York: Harper Collins.
Davis, M., Eshelman, E.R., and McKay, M. (2002). The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook - 5th Edition. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Eisenburg, R. (2005). Organize Yourself. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Ellis, A., and Tafrate, R.C. (1998). How to Control Your Anger Before it Controls You. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Publishing Group.
Goleman, D., and Gurin, J. (2003). Mind Body Medicine: How to Use Your Mind for Better Health, Yonkers, NY: Consumer Reports Books.
Kabat-Zinn, Jon. www.utube.com - Jon Kabat-Zinn leads a mindfulness session.
Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness. New York: Delacorte Press.
Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness, New York: Hyperion.
Keyes, C.L.M. (2002). “The Mental Health Continuum: From Languishing to Flourishing in Life.” Journal of Health and Social Behaviour 43, 207-222.
Keyes, C.L.M. (2007). “Promoting and Protecting Mental Health as Flourishing A Complementary Strategy for Improving National Mental Health.”
Lyman, F. The Geography of Health: Nature Can Make us Well- www.tpl.org
Martin, R.A. (1996). Humour as Therapeutic Play: Stress-Moderating Effects of Sense of Humour,
Journal of Leisurability, 23 (4).
Pearson, J. ResilienC, Spring 2008
Pennebaker, J.W. (1997). Writing about Emotional Experiences as a Therapeutic Process. Psychological Science, 8, 162-166.
Tolle, E. (1999). The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment. Navoto, CA: New World Library.
Schnall, S., and Laird, J. (2003). Keep Smiling: endUring effects of facial expression and postures on emotional experience and memory, Cognition and emotion, 17 (5), 787-797.
Sherman, C. (1997). Stress Remedies. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press.
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