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Overwhelmed : Coping with Life's Ups and Downs - Nancy K. Schlossberg

Overwhelmed

Coping with Life's Ups and Downs

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Published: 1st May 1999
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Overwhelmed is a helpful, positive guide to dealing with the challenges-both expected and unexpected-that accompany change. More than a discussion of turning points and transitions, it offers real-life examples and specific guidelines for responding constructively to all kinds of changes, welcome and unwelcome. Nancy K. Schlossberg shows readers how to evaluate each change and determine its affects, how to assess personal strengths and the support systems brought to the change, and how to pinpoint the best coping strategies for the situation.

Schlossberg's work represents an important and enormously helpful alternative to old-fashioned 'stage theories.' When you think you are having an 'age-thirty (or whatever) crisis, ' there's nothing much you can do. When you realize that it isn't being thirty, or forty, or sixty that matters, but what is happening in your life, you can learn to cope with inevitable changes-and even thrive on them. This warm, wise book shows how.--Carol Tavris, Ph.D., author of Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Part I: APPROACHING CHANGE Chapter 4 The Transition Process Chapter 5 Transitions: Their Infinite Variety Part 6 Part II: TAKING STOCK Chapter 7 TAKING STOCK of Your Situation Chapter 8 TAKING STOCK of Your Self and Supports Chapter 9 TAKING STOCK of Your Strategies Part 10 Part III: TAKING CHARGE Chapter 11 Your Action Plan for Mastering Change Chapter 12 TAKING CHARGE of Your Work Transitions Chapter 13 Profiting from Change

ISBN: 9780739100318
ISBN-10: 0739100319
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st May 1999
Publisher: Lexington Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.73 x 14.96  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised