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Hijacked by Your Brain

From an expert in traumatic stress disorders, Hijacked by Your Brain reveals a groundbreaking way to help our brains deal with the stress of life. This book explains how to switch our focus from alarming thoughts and feelings to those that allow us to feel free, even in stressful situations. We can locate the part of our brain that triggers an alarm state, and reeducate it to react the way we need it to. The techniques described will demonstrate how readers can more easily choose to be calm and confident. We can't stop stress, but we can control the effect stress has on us.
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About the Author

JULIAN FORD is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is also the director of the University of Connecticut Health Center Child Trauma Clinic and Center for Trauma Response Recovery and Preparedness and CEO of Advanced Trauma Solutions, Inc. JON WORTMANN is an author, minister, and consultant to educational, non-profit, start-up, and Fortune 100 organizations. Jon lives in Connecticut.


"A PTSD expert explains how stress sets off your brain - and how you can learn to diffuse it." - ELLE "[Ford and Wortmann] teach the average person how to prepare for stressful life events through preventative actions--standing back, orienting, and self-checking--and pave the way for a productive response to the stressor. ... will be readily absorbed by the average person who needs assistance with tension." - Library Journal

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