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Books and Audiobooks

Call number Author Title
650.1 Abrahamson Abrahamson, Eric. A perfect mess: The hidden benefits of disorder: How crammed closets, cluttered offices, and on-the-fly planning make the world a better place.
650.1 Allen Allen, David. Getting things done: The art of stress-free productivity.
Cassette 646.7 Allen Allen, David. Getting things done: The art of stress-free productivity [sound recording]
616.0019 Benson Benson, Herbert. The relaxation response.
158.1 Carlson Carlson, Richard. Don't sweat the small stuff--and it's all small stuff.
Cassette 158.1 Carlson Carlson, Richard. Don't sweat the small stuff-- and it's all small stuff [sound recording]
613.7046 Christensen Christensen, Alice. The American Yoga Association's beginner's manual.
294.3 Dalai Lama Dalai Lama. The art of happiness.
305.42 2000 Domar Domar, Alice D. Self-nurture: Learning to care for yourself as effectively as you care for everyone else.
332.024 Dominguez Dominguez, Joseph R. Your money or your life: Transforming your relationship with money and achieving financial independence.
155.9 Elkin Elkin, Allen. Stress management for dummies.
Cassette 155.9 Elkin Elkin, Allen. Stress management for dummies [sound recording]
305.23 2001 Elkind Elkind, David. The hurried child: Growing up too fast too soon.
158 Hallowell Hallowell, Edward. Crazybusy: Overstretched, overbooked, and about to snap!
613.7046 Iyengar Iyengar, B. K. S. Yoga : the path to holistic health.
155.9 Kabat-Zinn Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness.
613 Kirshenbaum Kirshenbaum, Mira. The emotional energy factor: The secrets high-energy people use to beat emotional fatigue.
158.12 Kornfield Kornfield, Jack. Meditation for beginners: Six guided meditations for insight, inner clarity, and cultivating a compassionate heart.
155.9 LaRoche LaRoche, Loretta. Life is not a stress rehearsal: Bringing yesterday's sane wisdom into today's insane world.
Cassette 155.9 LaRoche LaRoche, Loretta, Life is not a stress rehearsal [sound recording]
155.9 Lensen Lensen, Barry Good stress, bad stress: An indispensable guide to identifying and managing your stress.
155.9 Luskin Luskin, Fred L. Stress free for good: 10 scientifically proven life skills for health and happiness.
650.1 2004 Morgenstern Morgenstern, Julie. Time management from the inside out.
294.3 Nhat Hanh Nhat Hanh, Thích. Peace is every step: The path of mindfulness in everyday life.
155.9 Nichol Nichol, David. The one-minute meditator: Relieving stress and finding meaning in everyday life.
158.1 St. James St. James, Elaine. Simplify your life: 100 ways to slow down and enjoy the things that really matter.
Cassette 158.1 St. James St. James, Elaine. Simplify your life: 100 ways to slow down and enjoy the things that really matter.
Compact Disc 158.1 St. James St. James, Elaine. Simplify your life: 100 ways to slow down and enjoy the things that really matter.
Compact Disc 294.3 Salzberg Salzberg, Sharon. Insight meditation: A step-by-step course on how to meditate.
616.98 Sapolsky Sapolsky, Robert M. Why zebras don't get ulcers: An updated guide to stress, stress-related diseases, and coping.
158 This   This is not the life I ordered: 50 ways to keep your head above water when life keeps dragging you down.
158.12 Weil
Weil, Andrew. Meditation for optimum health [sound recording]
Compact Disc 158.12 Weil Weil, Andrew. Meditation for optimum health [sound recording]
294.3 Weiss Weiss, Andrew. Beginning mindfulness: Learning the way of awareness: A ten-week course.
158.2 Wilson Wilson, Paul. Perfect balance: Create time & space for all parts of your life
Compact Disc 158.12 Young Young, Shinzen. The beginner's guide to meditation [sound recording]



Body & Soul
Natural Health
Real Simple
Yoga Journal


Videos & DVDs 

Call Number Title
VIDEO 613.7046 A.M. A.M. Yoga for Beginners P.M. Yoga for Beginners.
DVD 613.7148 Discover Tai Chi with Scott Cole: AM & PM workouts.
VIDEO 613.7046 Evening

Evening Stress Release (for Beginners). 

VIDEO 204.3 Inner

Inner Art of Meditation. 

VIDEO 155.9 How

How Serious is This? (and others by Loretta LaRoche) 

VIDEO  155.9 Meditation

Meditation for Busy Women. 155.9. Video



About.com: Stress http://stress.about.com
Expert advise, articles, and links.

International Stress Management Institute www.isma.org.uk
Links, tips, information. Did you know that Nov 5 is National Stress Awareness Day in England? But in the U.S. it's April 16, the day after tax day!

The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation www.icisf.org 
Focused primarily on crisis intervention, this site provides links to articles about how to talk to children about traumatic events, etc.

Mayo Clinic: Stress Center www.mayoclinic.com/health/stress/SR99999
Short, useful articles on awareness and prevention of stress, as well as stress relief.

MedlinePlus: Stress www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus
Go to Health Topics and, in the "S" listings, pick Stress for well-chosen links to articles about mental and physical aspects of stress for all age groups.

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine www.mbmi.org 
Affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, the institute's site lists local contacts, classes, clinical programs, articles.

National Center for PTSD www.ncptsd.va.gov 
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs site for post-traumatic stress disorder.

New American Dream www.newdream.org
Dedicated to helping Americans shift toward saner, more sustainable lives through simplifying, conscious consumerism, and more.

Learning Meditation www.learningmeditation.com
Visit the Meditation Room to try out different meditations.

Websites change! Please email us if you have difficulty with a site on this list. We'll try to identify and correct the problem.


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May 2008

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