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Stress Pandemic: 9 Natural Steps to Survive, Master Stress & Live Well

1. Stress is one of the most leading causes of illness in our country. Which (if any) of the Potential Causes of Stress do you notice as part of your daily life, and which ones were you surprised to find as major triggers?

2. One of Paul Huljich’s Nine Natural Steps is to ‘Learn How to Take Charge’ in your own life. This can be difficult with so many responsibilities on your plate! How do you plan to use your time more efficiently so that you can put this change into action and benefit from this first step in the book?

3. We all have a bad habit that we rely on to get us through tough times. What’s one in your life that you’d like to eliminate to better your health and overall wellness?

4. Sometimes, it seems nearly impossible to say no – especially to those we love and care about. In reading about ‘Learning to Say No,’ was there any particular instance that came to mind where you really wanted to say no, but didn’t?

5. Regarding Question #4, do you plan on changing your reaction next time this issue presents itself? If so, how?

6. One helpful tip in the book is to create and practice daily affirmations that remind you to keep calm and remind you of your personal goals. What affirmations do you think will be most helpful to you in your own life?

7. One small adjustment you can make to distress is fit a small amount of daily exercise and stretching into each day. Do you currently do this? If not, did you find this step useful, and do you plan on adding some regular movement into your daily routine?

8. Think to your daily diet and nutrition. Is there something that you think you could eliminate or change to help improve your overall health and stress level?

9. Including some of the tips already discussed, which of the Nine Natural Steps did you find most helpful to aiding in defusing stress in your life? How do you plan on carrying this out to manage your stress?

Stress Pandemic: 9 Natural Steps to Survive, Master Stress & Live Well
by Paul Huljich

  • Publication Date: July 31, 2012
  • Genres: Diet, Fitness, Health, Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Mwella Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0615489206
  • ISBN-13: 9780615489209