From Stress to Strength

From Stress to Strength: How to Lighten Your Load and Save Your Life by Robert S. Elliot, M.D.

“Life is a balance of stresses and strengths,” says Robert S. Eliot, whose best-seller Is It Worth Dying For? helped hundreds of thousands toward better cardiac health. But millions of people constitute “the walking worried well,” people who have failed to discover that balance in their lives and are at serious risk from the silent killer, stress. Drawing on 20 years of treating “the walking worried well” at corporate centers and at the Institute of Stress Medicine, Dr. Eliot has devised a 40-point Quality of Life Index that allows readers to personally assess themselves, identify risks and set new goals that will allow a better balance between stress and personal strengths. (