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The Stress Solution by Dr Rangan Chatterjee

From BBC 1’s Doctor in the House and author of the Sunday Times bestselling The 4 Pillar Plan.

“The way we’re living our modern lifestyles is causing us a lot of problems and stress is the biggest health issue I see in my clinic and I want to combat this. Many people don’t realise that by implementing small changes to their routine can reduce or completely eradicate stress.”

The Stress Solution: The 4 Steps to Reset Your Body, Mind, Relationships and Purpose
By Dr Rangan Chatterjee
3rd January 2019 | Penguin Life | Trade Paperback £16.99 | Fully illustrated, full colour

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"Small changes make a big difference - we can all benefit from reading this" - Jamie Oliver

“Life’s consistent pressures can get too much. This book will help you stay calm and sane in this chaotic, busy world” – Amelia Freer

“It’s thought that between 70 and 90% of GP consultations are related to stress”

Dr Rangan Chatterjee knows this better than anyone. As a practising GP he’s seen first-hand how stress affects his patients and has found simple but effective methods to help them. Now he’s on a mission to show that combatting stress is easier than you think. For Dr Chatterjee, the key to solving the problem of stress is about addressing the underlying causes of our anxieties in four main areas: Body, Mind, Relationships, and Purpose.

Pairing the science of what happens in our brains and our bodies when we become stressed, with personal accounts and patient cases in The Stress Solution Dr Chatterjee offers simple and achievable interventions to help you re-set your life, offering simple tools for how to cope with modern-life.

Introducing a new way of thinking about health, The Stress Solution will help you to live a happier, more fulfilling and stress-free life.

Dr Rangan Chatterjee is one of the most influential doctors in the UK and is changing the way that we look at illness. He is known for taking a 360 degree approach to health, which was highlighted in his ground-breaking BBC TV show, Doctor in the House, and in his first book The 4 Pillar Plan. He is the resident doctor on BBC One's Breakfast, a regular commentator on BBC Radio and hosts his own chart-topping podcast, Feel Better Live More.

More about the book

Purpose – People with a strong sense of purpose enjoy significantly better health compared to those who don’t including less likelihood of developing heart disease, strokes and depression.

  • How to design your morning routine effectively

  • How to live with Love, Intention, Vision, Engagement

Relationships - Major sources of twenty-first-century stress are a lack of human touch, the insidious erosion of intimacy and the deprioritization of friendship.

  • How to keep a touch diary and nurture intimacy

  • How to nurture your friendships and combat loneliness

Body – We feel stress in the body – experiencing it as physical sensations. But the body can also be a cause of stress.

  • How to eat the alphabet and create more diversity in your diet

  • How to prioritise your sleep and adjust your circadian rhythm?

Mind - Just as bodies need fuel, minds need stillness. We need relaxation just as we need vitamins, fat and fibre.

  • Avoid technology overload – take a digital holiday

  • Spend time surrounded by nature

  • Use breathing methods or meditation to reduce stress


Further endorsements for The Stress Solution

“Comprehensive, empowering and grounded in scientific research, Dr Chatterjee tackles the disabling affliction that so many of us suffer yet few of us defeat: stress” – Matthew Walker, author of Why We Sleep

“Rangan’s new book is full of useful advice on how to stay calm and live a happier, more fulfilled life” - Michael Acton Smith, founder of Calm

Further links

Feel Better, Live More podcast:

Instagram: @drchatterjee / Twitter: @drchatterjeeuk /

Further information on The 4 Pillar Plan

  • 100,000 copies sold across all editions

  • Amazon #1 bestseller, Nielson Number Two Bestseller, Number 2 in the Irish Charts

  • No 1 iTunes podcast – Feel Better, Live More – has had over 1 million downloads so far and recent guests include Michael Acton Smith, Dr Megan Rossi and Professor Matthew Walker


For more information about this book, please don't hesitate to get in touch.