Sacred Stress

Sacred Stress

A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change

Book - 2016
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Stress is a part of modern life—discover how to use it to grow spiritually, emotionally and psychologically.

"Stress takes life and gives life.... It can propel us forward into new opportunities but can also hold us back in fear and exhaustion. It is our mission to help you learn how to adopt [new] strategies and turn stress into a positive force in your life."
—from the Introduction

Stress can limit our perspective, leaving us feeling trapped and out of control. But stress can also be a force for good: It is our challenges that most compel us to reach out for relationship. And our proudest moments come after overcoming obstacles we thought were insurmountable.

Based on personal experience and their work as therapists, and drawing on decades of psychological research, George R. Faller, MS, LMFT, and The Rev. Dr. Heather Wright have come to see that stress can be healthy and positive. They equip us with the skills and the knowledge we need to reframe our thinking about stress, understand and embrace our darker emotions, and become stronger through difficulty.


Learn how to understand and use stress for positive change. With up-to-date analysis, real-life examples and spiritual practices, this book explores the effects of stress and ways to honor its symptoms. Rather than being limited by a perspective of distress, you can use stress as a catalyst for growth in all areas of life.

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont : SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2016
ISBN: 9781594736148
1594736146
Branch Call Number: 204.42 FALLE
Characteristics: xxx, 137 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Wright, Heather - Author

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