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  • Details about Chill: Stress-Reducing Techniques for a More Balanced, Peaceful You

    Chill: Stress-Reducing Techniques for a More Balanced, Peaceful You

    Deborah Reber; Neryl Walker (Illustrator)

    Feeling overwhelmed? This easy-to-follow guide to stress management is the perfect solution for teens in desperate need of downtime. With schedules packed full of obligations ranging from academic to athletic to social, today's teens know all too well the heavy toll that stress can take. And with the ever-present pull of technology, the idea of unplugging feels practically impossible. But there's a way to relax without sacrificing productivity, and Chill will show you how. Explore a variety of……more

  • Details about Girl in a Funk: Quick Stress Busters (and Why They Work)

    Girl in a Funk: Quick Stress Busters (and Why They Work)

    Tanya Napier; Jen Kollmer; Ali Douglass (Illustrator)

    Stress? You've got it covered. Between full-time school, part-time jobs, and some-time boyfriends, your moods swing like monkeys in the Amazon. But Girl in a Funk can help. With dozens of quick and easy ways to reduce your stress and stay on top of your game, this handy chill-out manual includes mental tricks, spa treatments, self-acupressure, breathing exercises, and loads of other natural remedies for feeling frazzled, fearful, or just plain frustrated. You'll also learn about the science of s……more

  • Details about Stressed-Out Girls: Helping Them Thrive in the Age of Pressure

    Stressed-Out Girls: Helping Them Thrive in the Age of Pressure

    Roni Cohen-Sandler

    In Stressed-out Girls, bestselling author and clinical psychologist Roni Cohen-Sandler provides an inside look at how the achievement frenzy is hurting this generation of girls. Trying desperately to shine academically, juggle hectic extracurricular activities, become popular, look great, and get into elite colleges, teenage girls feel compelled to hide their distress from the teachers and families they want to please-and often become disconnected from their true selves in the process. The press……more

  • Details about Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves!

    Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves!

    Elizabeth Verdick; Trevor Romain (Illustrator)

    More kids than ever feel worried, stressed out, and anxious every day. Their parents and teachers may not know - because kids don't want to talk about it, or they don't know how to put their worries into words. Their "secret stress" surfaces as stomachaches, headaches, fatigue, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite, and an inability to concentrate. These and other stress-related symptoms can have a negative effect on school performance, family life, and friendships. From the best-selling authors o……more

  • Details about When Nothing Matters Anymore: A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens

    When Nothing Matters Anymore: A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens

    Beverly Cobain

    On April 8, 1994, Kurt Cobain ended his long struggle with depression and chemical dependency by taking his own life. His suicide profoundly affected millions of fans around the world who identified with the music of Kurt and his band, Nirvana. Bev Cobain is Kurt's cousin, and this powerful book is her way of dealing with his death and reaching out to teens with a life-saving message: You don't have to be sad, discouraged, or depressed. There is help and hope for you. Full of solid information a……more

  • Details about Teen yoga: a complete yoga program for teen health, strength & beauty

    Teen yoga: a complete yoga program for teen health, strength & beauty

    Allie LaForce

    Kathleen Kastner leads Allie La Force, Miss Teen USA 2005, through this power-yoga routine designed for both beginners and intermediate yoga practitioners. Features breathing techniques, 16 poses, a 55-minute power yoga class, a lifestyles section on diet and fitness, and a music "on-or-off" option.…more

  • Details about Chicken Soup for the Teen Soul: Real-Life Stories by Real Teens

    Chicken Soup for the Teen Soul: Real-Life Stories by Real Teens

    Jack Canfield; Stephanie H. Meyer; John Meyer; Mark Victor Hansen

    How to Figure Out the Drama--Teen to Teen Every day you are faced with choices about friends, school, work, family obligations, and the future. It isn't always easy to know which direction to take, and if you do make a mistake, then what? To help you out, Chicken Soup for the Soul got together with Teen Ink magazine to bring you compelling, real-life stories from teenagers going through many of these issues. Teen Ink magazine is written by and for teenagers about everything from getting ready ……more

  • Details about Growing up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience

    Growing up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience

    Christopher Willard

    Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and adults) focus, learn, and make better choices. If that weren't enough, research now shows that mindfulness significantly enhances what psychologists call "flourishing"--the opposite of depression and avoidance. ……more

  • Details about The Art of Zentangle: 50 Inspiring Drawings, Designs and Ideas for the Meditative Artist

    The Art of Zentangle: 50 Inspiring Drawings, Designs and Ideas for the Meditative Artist

    Margaret Bremner; Norma J. Burnell; Penny Raile; Lara Williams

    Zentangle_ is a meditative process of creating art, wherein simple shapes and lines combine to make a complicated and interesting final piece of artwork. The focus of Zentangle is on the process of creation, rather than the end result. The beauty of Zentangle is that there is no right way or wrong way. If you can draw a line and a circle (perfectly or not), you can Zentangle. Zentangle is an art concept that is engaging, approachable, and fun enough for someone who has never picked up any art to……more