Fighting Invisible Tigers: Stress Management for Teens

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Free Spirit Publishing, Apr 20, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Stress is something we all experience. But research suggests that adolescents are affected by it in unique ways that can increase impulsivity and risky behaviors. While eliminating stress from life isn’t realistic, young people can learn to control how they respond to it. This book offers proven techniques that teens can use to deal with stressful situations in school, at home, and among friends. They’ll find current information on how stress affects health and decision making and learn stress-management skills to handle stress in positive ways—including assertiveness, positive self-talk, time management, relaxation exercises, and much more. Filled with interesting facts, student quotes, and fun activities, this book is a great resource for any teen who’s said, “I’m stressed out!” 
 

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I bought this book myself years ago, and thought it was great, and when my own son was having problems, I got it for him and we read it together. I even emailed the author, to tell him how helpful his book had been, and amazingly he wrote back, answering my questions, several times! Earl Hipp is a great guy, explains things simply so teens can understand what he's talking about, and he makes sense. I've been working in the field for a long time, and I would use this book with adults too, because although it's simple, it's got a lot of real basic truth in a very easy, approachable, and sometimes very funny format. I loved this book!  

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this book i boring and unbareably tireing i hope this person has other things to do besides writting crappy books!

Contents

The Lowdown on Invisible Tigers
5
10 TigerTaming Techniques
22
First Aid for Tiger Bites
123
A Final Word
127
Index
128
About the Author
133
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Earl Hipp is the author of many books for young people. He has a B.A. in Psychology and a master’s degree in Psychophysiology. He has worked as a clinical psychotherapist, helping hundreds of people to better understand, cope with, and grow through the challenges in their lives.

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