Though I'm sure we would all love to be able to afford a shrink not all of us can. This book does not have all the answers to managing stress but it at least helps. It gives some very useful real life advice on how to properly manage stress during times when you most need it. It acknowledges road blocks like people not understand your situation, bosses who want you to change for the company rather then have the company change for you, and some of your own personal struggles. The book mentions that for some text will not be enough to handle your problem, and indeed some people will need counseling even if this book is purchased. Never-the-less, this is an interesting read and is at least a starting point to getting the help you need on managing your stress. Though this book singles out people with Asperger's Syndrom, it provides valuable advice even to those who just have normal stress related problems.
Asperger Syndrome is a description given to persons who display certain neurological and psychological traits. Unfortunately, those traits tend to predispose them to higher than normal stress and anxiety levels. Being written by a person who is a psychology doctoral candidate, and has Asperger Syndrome, this stress/anxiety management guide is perfectly tuned for its audience. The book begins with a description of anxiety and covers some of the special triggers for anxiety … more
Kevin T. Rodriguez is an aspiring film journalist. He's more comfortable typing a review then doing an on-camera appearance, but he loves doing the occasional rant. Whether it be on movies, eBay, or comics, … more
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"A remarkable and keenly insightful work from a brilliant and emerging leader in the autism self-advocacy community." - William Stillman, author of Autism and the God Connection and Demystifying the Autistic Experience"