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Kate" I will need more of your expert book recommendations

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'Kate" I will need more of your expert book recommendations under three different categories: "Stress management", "emotional intelligence" and "asserting yourself". May I please have several of your highly reccommended book choices from each of these three categories.
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Hi! It's good to hear from you.

 

Here are some books that I recommend for each category. I also will include any on line resources that I use often, just in case you can use them:

 

Stress Management:

 

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition by Robert M. Sapolsky

 

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) by Matthew McKay Ph.D., Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman and XXXXX XXXXX

 

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_management_relief_coping.htm

 

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/stress-management/MY00435

 

Emotional Intelligence:

 

The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

 

The Language of Emotional Intelligence: The Five Essential Tools for Building Powerful and Effective Relationships by Jeanne Segal

 

Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman

 

http://psychology.about.com/od/personalitydevelopment/a/emotionalintell.htm

 

Assertiveness:

 

The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Know to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home and in Life by Barbara Pachter and Susan Magee

 

People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts by Robert Bolton

 

Too Nice for Your Own Good : How to Stop Making 9 Self-Sabotaging Mistakes by Duke Robinson

 

http://www.counselingcenter.illinois.edu/?page_id=187

 

http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200402/assertiveness-not-aggressiveness

 

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2010/02/25/building-assertiveness-in-4-steps/

 

Let me know if you need more,

 

Kate

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