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Principles of Self-Management

By John C. Marshall, Ph.D and Bob McHardy, CLU

Think of the times when you have been the happiest, most productive, and most successful. Now think about how you would do if you performed like that all the time!

It's not impossible. Good performance is almost always related to strong self-management -- and when you recognize the self-managing strategies behind your best achievements, you can begin to use them more often.

This book, based on twenty years of helping and learning from seminar participants, will help you to understand self-management and to become a better self-manager. Everyone is a self-manager, at least some of the time. But few people are self-managers fully, consistently, or systematically. This book shows you when and why you have succeeded through self-management, and helps you identify opportunities to realize your potential.

As a self-manager, you will address every aspect of your life, developing and committing to practical strategies for growth and improvement. We believe this book can help you attain greater personal and professional success. Self-management skills will make you more organized, more productive, more satisfied, and more personally fulfilled. This may sound like a tall order! But what we promise is really no more than the best you can ask of yourself, consistently, on a daily basis.

PLUS (Personal/Professional Longevity Under Stress)
Being the Best You Can Be

By John C. Marshall, Ph.D with K.C. Black & Evelyn Dunn

You know you've got it-everybody has. What is the solution?

Before you can answer that question, it's important to ask this one: What is the problem? Stress can't be eliminated from our lives and if it could be, we might be no better off!

This book offers a system that will allow you to live with, and even benefit from, the pressures we all experience in our personal and professional lives. It describes the four elements of a stress management program that can be tailored to your individual circumstances, whether you are juggling family and work commitments, dealing with full-time parenting, or facing the new pressures of retirement or other life changes.

As a stress manager, you will learn to recognize ineffective coping techniques and their dangerous consequences. You will identify the ways that you best handle and reduce stress, and you can develop an increasingly sophisticated variety of stress strategies. And by self-managing your attitudes and behaviors, you will enhance your happiness and your productivity-every day.

Based on the Self Management Group's successful workshops -- and its fundamental self-management philosophy this book will show you not only how to make things better, but how to be the best you can be!


By John C. Marshall, Ph.D with K.C. Black & Evelyn Dunn

Package includes PLUS book and interactive CD-ROM

Identify sources of stress that affect your personal and professional performance level:

  • - Calculate what stress is costing you
  • - Determine your personal and professional stress management needs
  • - Become a good stress reducer and poor stress producer
  • Use the PLUS Toolkits and Exercises to develop an implementation strategy to integrate new stress management techniques into your daily routine

REDUCE Your Body Age

By Richard Earle, Ph.D., David Emrie, M.D. with Rick Archbold

Package includes PLUS book and interactive CD-ROM

"Reduce Your Body Age" [RYBA] is our complete at-home Body Age stress control program in easy-to-use workbook format … 331 pages including …

- all body age and stress self-tests

- how to create and then work with your personalized profile

- detailed, step-by-step training in your most important Vital Skills

- your four-week Start-Up program, plus your Action Diary

RYBA was originally published by Warner Books [1990], then revised and published by Time-Life Books [1994] and most recently updated for use in the Institute’s preventive medicine and workplace programs.

REDUCE Your Body Age with CD

By Richard Earle, Ph.D., David Emrie, M.D. with Rick Archbold

Package includes Reduce Your Body Age book and CD-ROM

The Autogenic Relaxation CD - On Track "A" (20 minutes) you will find hands-on insights into how autogenic relaxation works so powerfully for immediate deep relaxation anywhere, any time, plus how to use Autogenic Technology - combining autogenic relaxation, affirmations and visualization - to reprogram new habits and attitudes, plus healthier, more efficient functioning in all body systems [heart, immune, digestive, neuromuscular, etc.].

Track "B" (11 minutes) teaches you, in just 4 or 5 sessions listening to the CD, how to master autogenic relaxation - so you can precisely control your own "stress accelerator" before, during and after any high-stress situation. Caution - Do not listen to this CD while driving your car.