Stress is essential to our well-being and growth as human beings, yet most of us run from it by working or eating too much, using alcohol and other drugs, or by getting sick. Seeing stress as good is essential for achieving a youthful and vibrant life, says Dr. Terry Lyles, in this ground-breaking book inspired by years of rescue work at some of the world’s worst disasters: 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the tsunami in Thailand. Dr. Lyles, known as America’s Stress Doctor, offers powerful insights and simple exercises, shows you how to master one of life’s greatest paradoxical challenges. Reading and practicing the exercises in this book have the possibility of liberating you from the morass of day-to-day living and help you reach higher levels of performance and satisfaction in life. “If you want to live younger longer, start now by seeing stress for what it really is – a catalyst for positive growth and change,” says Dr. Lyles. An author, motivator, and international lecturer to universities, schools, and Fortune 500 companies, as well as a personal coach to professional athletes and performers, Dr. Lyles has walked thousands through this simple process that takes only minutes a day.