A quick, hands-on workbook of exercises clinically proven to manage anxiety
Nationwide surveys report that today’s teens feel significantly more stressed than any other generation. Whether they face problems with school, friends, parents, or all of the above, teens will find a wide variety of easy, stress-coping methods in 101 Ways to Conquer Teen Anxiety. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy, the most widely used and popular anxiety therapy among clinicians, this workbook helps teens simultaneously accept the existence of their negative emotions and choose to respond in healthy ways. From mindfulness meditation and the repetition of positive mantras to diaphragmatic breathing and nature walks, the activities in this book both calm the body and keep thoughts from spiraling. The authors also provide clear and concise explanations of the causes, symptoms, and types of anxiety so that readers can stop attacks before they even begin. Teens cannot control what they think or feel, but they can control how they behave. Now, by actively following these exercises they can achieve peace.