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-makingeasy steps toward greater assertivenessrelaxation and mindfulness exercises to focus their mindtime management skills to avoid feeling pressurehow to avoid online dramapositive self-talk techniques and more!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.
Earl Hipp has a B.A. in psychology and a master's degree in psychology. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.