Stress Less teaches concrete skills for managing stress and anxiety, organized into common "stress domains" such as family, friends, dating, school, and media.
Let's get real. Stress is part of every teen's life -- stress of exams, college applications, a big game, difficult teachers, difficult friends, parents who don't always get you, not to mention the dating and social scenes. Stress like this tends to build over time-week after week-and takes a toll on your mental health. But, great news! Learning stress-busting skills doesn't take much time at all. Just 20 minutes a day is probably all it takes. The skills in this book are easy to learn and can be practiced anywhere -- on the bus, before bed, or during lunch. Once you see that it helps, you'll adjust and be ready bust more stress. And then before you realize it-you've got it!
Written by cognitive-behavioral therapist and stress-busting expert, Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, Stress Less teaches concrete skills for managing stress and anxiety, organized into "stress domains" such as family, friends, dating, school, and tech/media. And because stress doesn't go away when teens hit adulthood, Stress Less will help readers maintain balance and calm as they deal with the ups and downs of life in the months and years to come.