Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety

Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety

by Christine Fonseca


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Do you ever feel like you'll never be perfect? Do you worry that what you say or do or wear will be how people remember you? It's time to let go of those worries and embrace who you are. Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety has everything you need to help you understand and manage the very real pressures you're facing from life. Designed to provide strategies for managing stress and anxiety, this book is filled with practical evidence-based advice and stories from teen and young adult women like you who have found ways to manage their anxieties. Every chapter features a discussion of different types of stress and anxiety so you can understand better what you're experiencing, activities to help you remember all the things you love about yourself and to help you understand yourself better, strategies for combating both stress and anxiety, and a stories of other girls who've learned to move past their stress and love their lives— and themselves — to the fullest.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618216915
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 12/01/2017
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 1,061,924
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Trained as an educational psychologist, Christine Fonseca is dedicated to helping children and adults connect with their personal truth. She is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction, a nationally recognized speaker, and an international consultant and coach. Critically acclaimed titles include Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students and Letting Go.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

Part I Living In a Stress-Filled World 7

Chapter 1 Stress and Anxiety: Understanding the Basics 11

Chapter 2 Stress Is Not the Enemy 23

Chapter 3 When Anxiety Takes Over 41

Part II Managing Anxiety 55

Chapter 4 Invisible Monsters 59

Chapter 5 Controlling the Spin 75

Chapter 6 Riding the Wave of Panic 93

Part III From Surviving to Thriving 105

Chapter 7 Creating a Healthy Foundation 113

Chapter 8 Life in Every Breath 129

Chapter 9 The Power of Perception 145

Final Thoughts 157

Recommended Resources 159

References 163

About the Author 167

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