David Brown's work in health and safety is used throughout Australia and New Zealand. If you want to know more, here is his formal resume and here is an informal one.
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The one day stress resolution

If you read the textbooks, stress is the end point of a long and harmful process. There's alarm, resistance and exhaustion, and someone who gets to the last stage is in a bad way...

But i've often found that some highly stressed people recover overnight (or even sooner) once the key issue is dealt with.  We shouldn't be too quick to put a theory onto a person, it doesn't always fit!

The one day stress resolution is my attempt at describing the interventions that I do. 

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