Your Stress Management Training Headquarters

New WhitePaper: 5 Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work

5 Strategies to Reduce Stress at Work Whitepaper from StressStop

StressStop Stress Management Products

BioDots®

Biodots are tiny skin thermometers that tell you who or what causes your stress. Apply the dots to your hand or use a stress testing card with your thumb.
Learn More

The Stress Profiler

Our workbooks and handouts help you determine your level of stress and give you advice on how to cope with stress.
Learn More

Learning

Our instructional DVDs makes it easy for people to see the cumulative benefit of practicing stress management every day and building their resiliency skills over time.
Learn More

Relaxation

Our relaxation CDs have a narrator who guides you through a variety of different relaxation techniques laid over a bed of soothing music.
Learn More

Stress Management Videos and Online Training

Stress Management Training: Thinking Well Online: a 5-part Cognitive Restructuring Course
Stress Management Training: The Stress Profiler Online

Our Stress Management Products

StressStop's Stress Management Training YouTube Channel

Loading...

Biodot Question and Answer

QUESTION: How do biodots help people reduce stress?

ANSWER: As a rudimentary biofeedback device, biodots give you biological feedback about what's going on inside your body. The information, or feedback that it gives you let's you know whether your efforts have been successful. Say you were trying to meditate as a way of lowering stress. At the end of the twenty minute meditation period, how would you know whether your meditation had actually worked to help you relax? If you were wearing a biodot, and it had turned from black to blue you'd know that the temperature just beneath the surface of your skin had increased and (by deduction) you would know that your capillaries had opened up, that the blood flow had improved and that you had activated the relaxation response. That's how biodots help people to reduce stress. By giving you feedback on internal functions of the body that you can't detect in any other way.

BioDot FAQs Biodot Product Page

From The Blog

Snakes, Stress and Brain Science

Snakes, Stress and Brain ScienceI'm in the Catskills in upstate NY this week and I snapped this picture of a snake that looked like it was about to eat my car. There's a lot of wildlife up here, and one of the things I love most about living in the woods is seeing creatures like this and trying to figure out exactly what it is I've seen by looking them up online. Once I got on the internet, I discovered that this four foot long snake was a harmless milk snake. I also watched a great video of a baby milk snake attacking a man who was brave enough to pick it up. Even though it's just a baby, you can see in this video that this snake's brain is programmed to attack.

Authors Series

Dan SiegelUCLA Brain scientist and best-selling author, Daniel Siegel discusses Mindsight and his latest book.


Listen to the interview below:

Get Social

Book Spotlight

Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How they Heal
By: Belleruth Naparstek
Read Jim's Review >

Beleruth Naparstek: Invisible HeroesIf you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic event, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life and your spirit. Life-threatening accidents, illnesses, assaults, abusive relationships-or a tragedy like 9/11-all can leave deep emotional wounds that persist long after physical scars have healed. Survivors become "invisible heroes," courageously struggling to lead normal lives in spite of symptoms so baffling and disturbing that they sometimes doubt their own sanity. Now there is new hope for the millions affected by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Drawing on more than thirty years' experience as a therapist and on the most recent cutting-edge research, Belleruth Naparstek presents a clinically proven program for recovery using the potent tool of guided imagery. She reveals how guided imagery goes straight to the right side of the brain, where it impacts the nonverbal wiring of the nervous system itself, the key to alleviating suffering.
More Information

Quick Stress Tips

Take a Shower at the End of the Day Instead of the Beginning

It feels great, it helps you relax, you don't have to rush through it and (we promise) you won't get dirty over night. When you flip flop this activity around it will free up an extra 20-30 minutes in the morning when you need it most.