HIJACKED BY YOUR BRAIN
ISBN 10: 1402273282
ISBN 13: 978-1402273285
What do you do when stress takes over your life, and nothing you do to feel better seems to work?
A #1 bestseller in 9 categories on Amazon, Hijacked by Your Brain is the first book to explain how stress changes your brain and what you can do about it. Stress is not the enemy. In order to reduce stress, you have to understand why your brain causes you to feel stress and how you can take advantage of it to handle the high-stress people and situations in your life.
This groundbreaking book reveals the step missing in most stress reduction guides. We can't stop stress, but we can control the effect stress has on us.
Hijacked by Your Brain is the user's manual for your brain that shows you how to free yourself when stress takes over.
"[Ford and Wortmann] teach the average person how to prepare for stressful life events through preventative actions--standing back, orienting, and self-checking--and pave the way for a productive response to the stressor. ... will be readily absorbed by the average person who needs assistance with tension." - Library Journal
"A PTSD expert explains how stress sets off your brain - and how you can learn to diffuse it." - ELLE
About the Author
Julian Ford is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Director of the University of Connecticut Health Center Child Trauma Clinic and Center for Trauma Response Recovery and Preparedness (ctrp.org), the creator of the TARGET© treatment model for adult, adolescent, and child traumatic stress disorders, and CEO of Advanced Trauma Solutions, Inc., the exclusive licensed provider of the TARGET© treatment model.
Jon Wortmann is a trainer and speaker, minister, and PGA Tour golf coach.