Reading Resources: Reset – Make the Most of Your Stress

Dr Kris

Dr KrisBoston’s own Kristen Lee Costa, EdD, LICSW, known as “Dr. Kris” recently published “RESET: Make the Most of Your Stress”, a practical guide for wellbeing targeted towards anyone caring for others or experiencing stress at work or within their daily lives.

This newly published book provides an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the RESET© model of self-care as a framework useful for personal wellbeing. It is designed to help anyone experiencing stress in their daily work and personal roles with practical tools to help navigate today’s complex landscape. Throughout RESET: Make the Most of Your Stress, readers are encouraged to craft a tangible plan and sustain motivation for follow-through on strategies promoting optimal mental and RESET cover updatephysical health.

This book is based on the RESET© model of self-care developed by Kristen Lee Costa, EdD, LICSW as a therapeutic framework for clinical practice and teaching. RESET© blends substantive theory with practical tools for readers to draw upon at work and home. In 2008, Dr. Kris developed this framework intended to promote optimal health that has been called “a breakthrough model that reframes our ideas about stress” and “provides a clear strategy for self care that is compelling, creative and motivating for those leading high stress, demanding lives”.

The RESET© model of self-care has been used with thousands in clinical practice, and within Dr. Kris’s teaching practice at Northeastern University, where she is actively researching its impact on student wellbeing beyond the classroom.