In her easy-to-follow, insider's guide, Carole Spiers shows readers how to equip themselves with all the skills, tools and techniques needed to help reduce stress. The format of the book is one that delivers practical answers to the many questions we all have about how to manage stress to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Readers will find simple techniques to release tension * easy ways to build resilience to pressure * practical methods to toughen up mind and body * proven steps to help sleep soundly * healthy eating tips to maintain energy levels * effective time management techniques * key strategies to achieve a healthy work-life balance * interventions to increase personal performance. This book is for everyone - from an individual who needs to effectively manage their own stress, to a manager, supervisor or team leader who has to deal quickly with any stress-related problems in the workplace. The tools presented are based on Carole's experience over twenty five years in managing workplace stress as she shares with you the secrets of how to overcome its damaging effects, whether at home or at work.