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Stress-Proof

The ultimate guide to living a stress-free life

By Mithu Storoni

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Translating cutting-edge scientific research into applied lifestyle advice, Stress-Proof is the ultimate user's guide for a healthy mind and body.

Are you ready to stop feeling constantly stressed and become the best version of you?

In Stress-Proof, Dr Mithu Storoni arms you with all the tools you need to improve your relationship with stress and, in turn, positively boost your mental and physical wellbeing. This book will help you to ensure that a brief stressful episode doesn't turn into systematic overload, leading to inflammation, anxiety, depression or other chronic health issues.

Each chapter examines a common stress agent and presents simple ways to minimise its harmful effects with changes in diet, exercise and other daily habits. By strengthening your natural defences, you will guarantee that your mind remains sharp and your body resilient so you're ready for whatever life throws at you.

Translating cutting-edge scientific research into applied lifestyle advice, Stress-Proof is the ultimate user's guide for a healthy mind and body.

'Discover the toll that chronic stress can take and how to reverse its effects in this brilliant, practical guide to overcoming stress' - Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Author of The Stress Solution

Biographical Notes

As Mithu Storoni became a doctor, dabbled in neuroscientific research, trained in ophthalmic surgery, taught yoga, and earned a PhD in neuro-ophthalmology, she studied "illness" through different angles, all of which led to the brain. The deeper she ventured into the study of "illness" the more aware she became of the vital role played by chronic stress in the transformation from "wellness" to "illness." Moving from fast-paced London to the breakneck Asian business hub of Hong Kong heightened this awareness as Mithu watched her thriving friends and colleagues reluctantly abandon their passion, energy, and mental agility and surrender their flourishing careers, because of chronic, unbridled stress. This prompted Mithu to write this book. Mithu received her medical degree from the University of Cambridge and conducted her research in neuro-ophthalmology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, where she was a Clinical Research Fellow until recently moving to Hong Kong with her husband.

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  • ISBN: 9781529382365
  • Publication date: 21 Feb 2019
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Yellow Kite
Extensively researched and comprehensive, Stress-Proof is filled with fascinating strategies for preventing chronic stress. Its advice is powerful and yet simple to implement and promises tremendous benefits for both mental and physical well-being. — Dan Buettner, National Geographic fellow and New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Zones
Stressproof is a rigorously researched guide that presents cutting-edge strategies for improving resilience, mental performance, and focus. Highly recommended. — Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD; psychologist and coauthor of Wired to Create
Helpful and practical. Applying this book to your life will make it better. — —Kamal Ravikant, bestselling author of Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It
Mithu Storoni explains the neurobiology of stress and provides wise and accessible advice on enabling happy resilience. We learn why many practical steps can help us thrive in our stressful lives. — Dame Sandra Dawson DBE, KPMG professor emeritus of management studies, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
In Stress-Proof, Dr. Mithu Storoni focuses on the problem and solutions for the reason that 80 percent of my patients decide to see me: stress. Recognizing and managing stress, as described in expert detail in this breakthrough book, can start a revolution in healthcare by focusing at its root causes. Highly recommended. — Joel Kahn, MD, FACC; clinical professor of medicine and founder, Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity
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