Fresh edition of a popular title offers teens straightforward advice on stress management, anxiety reduction, and digital well-being. Untempered stress among teens is approaching epidemic status. Prolonged and intense anxiety can feel like being stalked by a tiger, never knowing when it will strike. Helping adolescents cope with day-to-day stressors--like school, friendships, family, and social media--can help curb impulsivity and other risky behaviors. Now in its fourth edition, the revised and updated Fighting Invisible Tigers teaches teens proven techniques and stress management skills to face the rigors of growing up. Packed with useful information on how stress affects physical and emotional health, readers will learn:
smart approaches to handle decision-making
easy steps toward greater assertiveness
relaxation and mindfulness exercises to focus their minds
time management skills to avoid feeling pressured
how to avoid online drama
positive self-talk techniques
Getting rid of stress is impossible, but learning how to control the response to it can help teens develop healthier relationships, make better decisions, and outsmart those tigers.
About the Author 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.