Navigation Links
Surfing Your Stress to Success Program Offers a New Way of Dealing with Stress
Date:3/23/2009

HALLOWELL, Maine, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kevin Polk, a clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience in stress management is offering a new web program and DVD for stress management. The program is based on Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT). It emphasizes decreasing struggling with stress and increasing valued living. Dr. Polk points out that while traditional stress management techniques such as deep breathing and thinking differently about stress can be effective, in times like these, high stress can occur with the best stress management in place; sometimes it's better to 'Surf the Stress.'

The 'Surfing Your Stress' program consists of three main components: 1) Carefully noticing what is going on in the body, mind and world in the present moment, 2) Identifying the ways you struggle stress, and 3) Identifying valued life directions that you want to take action toward. For example, a person might learn that he or she struggles with high workplace stress by avoiding coworkers, but the person has also recognized that work is a valued activity. The person also realizes that the whole company is under high stress and relaxation only goes so far. By realizing work is of very high value the person can choose to have the stress (surf it) and go ahead and interact with coworkers.

Dr. Polk points out that his 'Surfing Your Stress' program can take a bit of practice, but his experience with over one thousand people has been that they have fun with the process. As Dr. Polk says, "Stress is no longer the enemy. It's just a natural part of us that we all take along for the ride anyway. By making it into something to 'surf', it frees us up and allows us to be more flexible as we go from choice to choice."

Research has shown ACT to be an effective workplace stress intervention. ACT focuses on people accepting internal things like stress rather than struggling with them. This frees up mental resources
'/>"/>

SOURCE Dr. Kevin Polk
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Surfing to a Higher Weight
2. Stress May Encourage E. Coli Illness
3. Stress may cause the brain to become disconnected
4. Teenage stress has implications for adult health
5. Beaumont Launches 1st U.S. Adult Human Stem Cell Study for Stress Urinary Incontinence
6. Ecstasy could help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
7. Stress May Raise Diabetes Risk for Obese Black Women
8. National Council on Disability Says More Needs to be Done for Service Members and Veterans With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury
9. Post-Traumatic Stress Tied to Increased Suicide Risk
10. Taking the Stress Out of Funeral Planning, FuneralDecisions.com Offers Consumers an Innovative Approach
11. Leading Cause of Stress to Military War Veterans Key Topic at 35th Advanced International Winter Symposium
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/1/2015)... Livonia, Mich. (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 ... ... the transition of Catholic sponsorship complete, St. Joseph’s Health, located in Syracuse, N.Y., ... "With the closing today, we have gained an admirable and important partner committed ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... the 41st annual World Food Prize today. Sir Fazle has been recognised for his ... in need. , Ambassador Ken Quinn, President of the World Food Prize Foundation, ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... around which DNA is wound, histones, remain constant in the brain, never changing after ... Sinai have discovered that histones are steadily replaced in brain cells throughout life – ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 ... ... largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the ... services – today announced that they will welcome four new members to their ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... technology and services, today announced that its fifth annual Smile for a Lifetime ... $80,000 for the non-profit organization. In addition to supporting S4L in its mission ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:St. Joseph’s Health Now a Member of Trinity Health 2Health News:St. Joseph’s Health Now a Member of Trinity Health 3Health News:St. Joseph’s Health Now a Member of Trinity Health 4Health News:Sir Fazle Hasan Abed Receives World Food Prize 2Health News:Sir Fazle Hasan Abed Receives World Food Prize 3Health News:Mount Sinai Researchers Discover New Epigenetic Mechanism in Brain Cells 2Health News:Mount Sinai Researchers Discover New Epigenetic Mechanism in Brain Cells 3Health News:Mount Sinai Researchers Discover New Epigenetic Mechanism in Brain Cells 4Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 2Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 3Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 4Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 5Health News:The Forum Fundraiser Raises $80,000 for the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation 2Health News:The Forum Fundraiser Raises $80,000 for the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation 3
... screen recorder that creates interactive movies for presentations, demonstrations ... function that provides full visual clarity when replaying on ... high quality video in the AVI format, Text to ... five new customizable playback control styles. , ...
... $425M settlement, WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 ... practices that culminated in today,s,$425,000,000 settlement and ... January 2003 with a Cephalon sales representative ... Boise, refused to follow,company-ordered sales strategies to ...
... Big in Third Annual Survey as Most Sexually ... makers of Trojan(R) brand,condoms today released the results ... Conducted by Sperling,s BestPlaces, an independent research,firm, the ... at more,than 130 colleges and universities across the ...
... a “carrier of choice” for many in the medical device industry. ... ... All medical devices share a critical need regardless of their complexity ... supply chain. For medical devices traveling to cross border destinations, ...
... of his only son,on Feb. 23, 2006 at Bumrungrad ... see the killers brought to justice., "As I ... to see that,foreign hospitals have gained legitimacy in the ... stamp approvals from the Joint Commission,International," said Jim Goldberg ...
... On September 30, 2008,viewers tuning in to ... ) will find hope for stuttering. That day, ... M.A., CCC-SP,founder of Power Stuttering Center ( http://www.powerstuttering.com ... eliminated by the SpeechEasy(R),Stuttering Device., Power, a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Zoom and Pan with Mike and Mary using Instant Demo screen recorder v7.0 2Health News:Zoom and Pan with Mike and Mary using Instant Demo screen recorder v7.0 3Health News:Ohio Sales Rep's Information Launched Massive Government Investigation of Cephalon 2Health News:Ohio Sales Rep's Information Launched Massive Government Investigation of Cephalon 3Health News:Ohio Sales Rep's Information Launched Massive Government Investigation of Cephalon 4Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 2Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 3Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 4Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 5Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 6Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 7Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 8Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 9Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 10Health News:Stanford University Rises to Top of 2008 Trojan(R) Sexual Health Report Card 11Health News:Medical Device Producers Express Interest in Purolator USA's Express Service and Customer Service 2Health News:New Trend of Healthcare Companies Sending Patients Abroad for Surgery is Dangerous Says James Goldberg Whose Son Died Following Surgery in Thailand 2Health News:Help for Stutterers on 'The Doctors' TV Show Presented by Power Stuttering Center Founder Mark Power 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015 Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: ... webcasting its corporate presentation at the Cantor Fitzgerald Healthcare Conference ... Russell Cox , executive vice president ... company and a business and financial update on Wednesday, July ... A live audio webcast of the presentation ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) will announce its ... July 23, 2015. Lilly will also conduct a conference call ... further detail the company,s financial performance. The conference ... the general public can access a live webcast of the ... Lilly,s website at www.lilly.com . A replay will also ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015  goBalto, Inc., ... solutions, announced today unprecedented growth in serving pharmaceutical, ... intense pressure to speed clinical trials and restrain ... and paper-based methods have stalled these efforts," said ... status of clinical trials has encouraged Industry leaders, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Present at Cantor Fitzgerald Healthcare Conference on July 8 2Lilly Confirms Date and Conference Call for Second-Quarter 2015 Financial Results Announcement 2goBalto Triples Sites Managed, Further Reinforcing Market Leadership Position 2
... HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. and LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Oct. 20, 2011 ... the development of future film coating systems using Kollicoat® ... Colorcon has developed a pre-formulated additive ... enables efficient preparation and application of this polymer in ...
... Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today ... management to discuss third quarter 2011 financial results, as well ... 2011, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time). ... will be released earlier that day. Interested parties ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Colorcon and BASF Announce Collaboration to Develop Film Coating Applications Using Kollicoat® Smartseal 30 D 2
... is a new product number, ... product number. If showing no ... the old Sigma-Aldrich number (P3797) ... assistance. Color: colour-coded ...
... PYREX serological pipets are calibrated "to deliver" ... use in confined areas such as hoods. ... and feature negative and reverse graduations to ... measuring procedures. Packaged in plastic bags so ...
Corning 7078A multi-pack plugged capacity 5 mL...
Corning 7077B L 215 mm volume 5.0 0.1 mL...
Medicine Products: