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“Put Stress to Work: Turning Headaches into Advantages by J. Michael Godfrey is a helpful tool for all readers as it speaks about a relevant topic called stress. The author discusses the realities of stress, which is a part of our daily lives, and makes the distinction between good stress and bad stress, stress we can control, and stress we cannot. His techniques and advice help readers to manage their choices, beliefs, and perceptions so that they can handle stress in a healthy way. The author shares his years of experience to help readers understand the different types of stress and how to use this to their advantage.” Read More

“Put Stress to Work: Turning Headaches into Advantages by J. Michael Godfrey is a that will help readers take control of stress and turn it into energy to change and improve their lives, a powerful guide to the art of proactively managing stress and eliminating its destructive effects in the lives of readers. In this book, readers gain a deeper understanding of stress and how it affects their lives. The author offers a simplified and clear anatomy of stress, unveiling when it often gets into one’s life, offering strategies to immediately take control, and showing how readers can transform stress into something that works for them.” Read More

“Put Stress to Work: Turning Headaches into Advantages by J. Michael Godfrey is a timely and revolutionary book that has the potential to transform the lives of contemporary men and women who are overburdened by one of the common problems of our age — stress. A book about stress management couldn’t be more welcome in this time, given that our competitive and fast-paced work environments put millions of people under stress. It is no secret that stress can break people in various ways, making other areas of their lives such as career, relationships, and family suffer its effects. But it needn’t be so. In his book, J. Michael Godfrey offers readers the tips they need to transform stress into a tool that works for them. ”  Read More

“Put Stress to Work: Turning Headaches into Advantages by J. Michael Godfrey is a great book for mental health professionals and readers who are suffering from stress — and that could also include people with no or less stress because stress comes into our lives unannounced. This book came to me as a timely gift because I am undergoing a very stressful period of my life and I discovered very useful tips and strategies that I can’t wait to start implementing. It is easy to complain that we are stressed out, to indulge in things that cause more stress, hoping that we are eliminating stress from our life. J. Michael Godfrey offers readers a tool that will not only help them handle stress, but make it work for them. It’s how he does it that is interesting.” Read More

“Put Stress to Work: Turning Headaches into Advantages, by J. Michael Godfrey, is a comprehensive dissection of stress in people’s lives today, as well as a complete guide directing the reader to reduce and/or eliminate stress on a daily basis. The book describes where stress comes from (most often ourselves!), how our physiology reacts to the stress and the negative effects it can produce over time. Starting from our own personal goals and moving outward, it provides the blueprint for a healthy lifestyle. The book also provides numerous references, helping to base the book in research instead of simply one writer’s opinion.” Read More

“As an Emergency Medicine Physician in the US Army with multiple deployments, I’ve dealt with both the acute and chronic effects of stress. “Put Stress to Work” helped me to utilize my stress to improve (instead of destroy) my skills, relationships and life. I’m not only a better doctor when lives are at stake but also a better manager, friend and family member.”

“Dr. Godfrey’s book is a must read to anyone who has ever experienced stress in their life. He gives a detailed understanding of how one can take stress, what seems to be a foe and make it your ally. It’s a formula that is particularly helpful in ministry, family, and personal daily living! This read blessed me and continues to remind us that Jesus came that we all may live life more abundantly.”

“Henry Ford defined failure as “the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” Chances are, if you’re scanning this book, you’ve already tried and failed to manage the stressors in your life… and you’re looking for ways to begin again more intelligently. Here’s a great place to begin that journey. Dr. Michael Godfrey’s “Put Stress to Work” is filled with sound and proven methods to better manage tension, stress and anxiety, and in the process, to ensure that one’s life is filled with more vitality, deep satisfaction, and joy. Dr. Godfrey is precise and practical in his suggestions and recommendations. Woven throughout these recommendations is the overarching view that, if we are to live our lives well and with a sense of completeness, we must align our small and big choices with the plumb line of our highest priorities and values. In this vein Dr. Godfrey skillfully walks us through this challenging journey so that, in the end, we can experience more of what truly matters.”

“In “Put Stress to Work,” Dr. Godfrey educates readers on the realities of stress as part of our daily lives. He makes the distinction between good stress and bad stress, stresses we can control and others we cannot. Then he teaches readers how to manage our own choices, beliefs, and perceptions so we aren’t constantly falling victim to stress but rather are equipped to respond in a healthy way that channels stress into working for us. Dr. Godfrey’s writing is smart, engaging, and relatable. He expands the reader’s knowledge of the physiological effects of stress while offering up relevant examples and actionable advice on leading a more peaceful life.”

“In the increasingly fast paced and busied world we find ourselves living, how often do we feel “stressed out”, but unable to do anything about it? In the same way, Dr. Michael Godfrey dismantled the foe of REGRET in his previous book, he now takes on the villain of STRESS. In “Put Stress to Work,” Dr. Godfrey shares his years of experience to impart the understanding that we need to recognize the different kinds of stress, the tools to conquer them, and put stress to work for us.”

“Stress is a useful servant but a distressing master. Dr. Godfrey’s new book, “Put Stress to Work,” provides a unique perspective on managing stress and will be a useful resource for all of us; one that will help us engage stress without becoming distressed.”

“This book teaches that despite how we feel or our preconceptions, most stressors really are within our control. Our own belief system, expectations and relationships are often triggers: in other words, our choices. Dr. Godfrey shows us how we can manage stress rather than be a victim of it.”

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