Stress plagues the majority of Americans, but what if I told you that it didn’t have to consume your life? My friend and licensed clinical pastoral psychotherapist, Dr. Brian Hooper, joins me to discuss the unexpected ways suboptimal stress appears, 2 management tools to relieve anxiety and the role self-esteem plays in reducing stress levels.
Resources referenced in the episode:
Stress effects on the body: https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/stress-body
Association between job stress and occupational injuries among Korean firefighters: a nationwide cross-sectional study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27888173
Dr. Hooper’s Free Guide: https://brentwoodmd.s3.amazonaws.com/Cognitive+Behavioral+Mindfulness+Therapy.pdf