We all need some stress to get us going, but too much can disrupt our lives almost without our realising it. The impact on health, relationships and work can be extreme, but it isn't inevitable. We can learn to understand and cope with stress, and greatly improve our quality of life. Using well - developed methods of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a clinical psychologist demonstrates how to recognise what happens when we are stressed. Considering common sources of stress, she describes how to change how we think, feel and act so our lives become more enjoyable and effective.