A former Olympic athlete who competed while wearing an artificial leg, Bonnie St. John understands how to build endurance and handle pressure. She and her husband and co-author, Allen P. Haines, preach “micro-resilience” – making small changes daily in your routines to achieve better lifetime habits. In this combined guide and self-help manual, they show you how to manage stress through their “five frameworks”: “Refocus your brain, reset your primitive alarms, reframe your attitude, refresh your body” and “renew your spirit.” The authors include examples of people who use these techniques successfully. They ground their approach in the need for personal evolution, but they skip the usual accompanying platitudes. Their practical, readable manual will help executives, managers, teachers and anyone who deals with extensive stress.
Recognizing the difficulty of changing habits, St. John and Haines know what they're talking about and use a jargon-free, direct voice to do that talking. Their five-step approach is accessible, modern and utilitarian. The steps are:
About the Authors
Former Olympian and Rhodes scholar Bonnie St. John and her husband and co-author Allen P. Haines, a former CEO, coach executives on realizing their leadership potential.