The best books on managing stress naturally

Who am I?

As a best selling author, TV host and global beauty and wellness expert, much of my career has been spent determining the best ways to look younger naturally. It turns out that many of the techniques I recommend to achieve younger looking skin, also reduce stress and the impacts of stress on the body. Having spent more than 30 years in the fashion and beauty industry I can say with absolute certainty that when it comes to the way we age; how we look cannot be separated from how we feel.


I wrote...

Stop Stress Fast: 12 Quick, Proven Stress Relief Techniques to Help You Feel Good Everyday

By Gregory Landsman,

Book cover of Stop Stress Fast: 12 Quick, Proven Stress Relief Techniques to Help You Feel Good Everyday

What is my book about?

Stress impacts our quality of life & prematurely ages the skin! Managing stress has been a daily part of my life since my early thirties. At this time I looked ten years older than my age and was close to a breakdown from stress, overwork, and unresolved childhood emotional issues. The stress that I felt on a daily basis was impacting the quality of my relationships, my business, my health, and my state of mind.

My quality of life and my health depended on making real and lasting changes, and this started me on a journey to explore how I could manage stress day-to-day so I could live more peacefully, have more energy, and look and feel healthy. Stop Stress Fast shows how to use the power of breath and food to reduce stress, counteract the wrinkle-causing hormone, and take years off the face! It is a book for anyone who is serious about reducing stress in their lives and would like to feel calmer and take years off the face at the same time.

"When we actively make a decision to reduce stress, we nurture the body, mind and spirit, and what previously felt ordinary becomes extraordinary, as we begin to recognise that our external world only changes when we make changes to our internal world."

Gregory Landsman
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The books I picked & why

Book cover of The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Gregory Landsman Why did I love this book?

One of the greatest benefits of breathwork is its ability to calm the mind by remaining present. The teachings in the Power of Now complement this approach. It is a wonderful, well-written book that supports readers to understand the benefits of training the mind to stay focussed and in ‘the now’. This helps the reader find ways to manage the thought patterns that contribute to stress and anxiety. A book I found genuinely insightful on my own path to manage stress.

By Eckhart Tolle,

Why should I read it?

23 authors picked The Power of Now as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

**CHOSEN BY OPRAH AS ONE OF HER 'BOOKS THAT HELP ME THROUGH'**

The international bestselling spiritual book, now with a new look for its 20th anniversary. Eckhart Tolle demonstrates how to live a healthier, happier, mindful life by living in the present moment.

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'I keep Eckhart's book at my bedside. I think it's essential spiritual teaching. It's one of the most valuable books I've ever read.' Oprah Winfrey

To make the journey into The Power of Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart…


Book cover of You Can Heal Your Life

Gregory Landsman Why did I love this book?

The first self-help book I ever read was You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay. This book literally changed my life and how I saw myself. It gave me a new belief in what I could achieve and most importantly, it showed me that I could take back control of my life. For the first time, I became aware that everything I felt on a daily basis was something that could be changed if I was willing to see myself differently. 

By Louise Hay,

Why should I read it?

6 authors picked You Can Heal Your Life as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Over 50 million lives transformed worldwide! This seminal classic explores how positive thought and affirmations can inspire your own healing, wellbeing and happiness.

Full of ideas and strategies that have worked for millions of people worldwide. You Can Heal Your Life, the definitive bestselling book on self-healing, has transformed the lives of millions of people. This is a book that people credit with profoundly altering their awareness of the impact that the mind has on our health and wellbeing.

In this inspirational work, world renowned teacher Louise L. Hay offers profound insight into the relationship between the mind and the…


Book cover of Love Is Letting Go of Fear

Gregory Landsman Why did I love this book?

When I first read this book decades ago it was a revelation, showing me that there are only two core emotions in life – ‘love’ and ‘fear’ – and which one we choose to feel will determine our quality of life and day to day experiences. This book was paramount in my understanding that addressing the stress we feel, (that eventually sits on our faces), is often much simpler than we think it is. A great read that I highly recommend for understanding our thought processes and how we can learn to feel happier.

By Gerald G. Jampolsky, Jack Keeler (illustrator),

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Love Is Letting Go of Fear as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

After more than thirty years, Love Is Letting of Fear continues to be among the most widely read and best-loved classics on personal transformation. Both helpful and hopeful, this little gem of a guide offers twelve lessons to help us let go of the past and stay focused on the present as we step confidently toward the future.
 
Renowned all over the world as the founder of Attitudinal Healing, Dr. Gerald Jampolsky reminds us that the impediments to the life we long for are nothing more than the limitations imposed on us by our own minds. Revealing our true selves,…


Book cover of A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "a Course in Miracles"

Gregory Landsman Why did I love this book?

About 30 years ago, one of my agents gave me a copy of the book A Course in Miracles. I was working in the fashion and beauty industry in Europe and it seemed like an odd choice for her to gift to me. But once again it was the right book at the right time for me, that showed me so much about life and purpose. A Return to Love is based on the principles in A Course of Miracles. It highlights so beautifully how we can approach concepts that are critical to our ability to live a happy, stress-free life. One of the most memorable of these for me is the power of forgiveness.

By Marianne Williamson,

Why should I read it?

4 authors picked A Return to Love as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Back by popular demand -- and newly updated by the author -- the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for inner peace.

Williamson reveals how we each can become a miracle worker by accepting God and by the expression of love in our daily lives. Whether psychic pain is in the area of relationships, career, or health, she shows us how love is a potent force, the key to inner peace, and how by practicing love we can make our…


Book cover of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life

Gregory Landsman Why did I love this book?

A wonderful little book that provides simple techniques for managing stress. In its simplicity it provides perspective to our daily stresses, reinforcing that much of what we stress about can often be easily managed.

By Richard Carlson,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

So many of us would like to live our lives in a calmer and less stressful way, and be able to let go of our problems. This is the book that can show you how to stop letting the little things in life drive you crazy.

Dr Richard Carlson teaches us, in his gentle and encouraging style, simple strategies for living a more fulfilled and peaceful life.

We can all learn to put things in perspective, and by making the small daily changes he suggests, including surrendering to the fact that sometimes life isn't fair, and asking yourself, 'Will this…


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