Aaron Balick (Dr) - Keep Your Cool: How to Deal with Life's Worries and Stress - Hachette Children's Group

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Keep Your Cool: How to Deal with Life's Worries and Stress

By Aaron Balick (Dr)
Illustrated by Clotilde Szymanski

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

The perfect guide to help kids deal with the stress, worry and pressure of modern life

Does life keep making you stressed, worried and unable to achieve what you want? Then this book is for you! Deal with issues such as bullying, family strife, exam panic and what it means to be you in your life. Filled with lots of practical activities providing support and guidance and advice on techniques such as mindfulness, this book will keep you cool, calm and collected in the modern world.

Addressing serious issues such as bullying, family strife and exam panics, this title offers support and guidance on how to manage difficult relationships, situations and build self-esteem. Includes a vast selection of exercises to help the reader stay focused and in control, such as yoga, mindfulness, breathing exercises and rationalising activities.

Biographical Notes

Dr Aaron Balick is a psychotherapist, author, academic and an online agony uncle for CBBC. He is also the resident psychotherapist on Radio 1's Surgery with Aled.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445115108
  • Publication date: 29 May 2014
  • Page count: 80
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
Practical and informative... ideal for those who agonise over life and achieving what they want. Bright and appealing with lots of humourous cartoons... pitched at the perfect levels, showing a real insight into the problems teens face and the way they feel. — Parents in Touch
The perfect book for stressed-out teens. Filled with lots of practical activities providing support and guidance, this book will keep you cool, calm and collected in the modern world. — Surrey Advertiser
A timely, accessible and useful guide to managing the stresses and strains experienced during the transition to young adulthood — The Best New Children's Books 2015
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