Bestselling author and Teen Expert Josh Shipp offers a book that both teens AND parents will love.
Josh Shipp helps adults understand teens. And teens understand themselves. FOX calls him "The Teen Whisperer" He's featured on the LIFETIME TV Series TEEN TROUBLE and has contributed to CNN, MTV, The New York Times, Oprah.com,
Good Morning America, 20/20, and Anderson Cooper Live.
Josh has pulled together all of his kid tested/mother approved advice for teens into a must-have guide. Hilarious, inspirational, and authentic, Josh offers golden nuggets of wisdom for everything that has you freaking out (pretty much all the stuff you can't fathom addressing with Mom and Dad). So, summon your inner hero and learn to dominate the seven "villains" that are keeping you from awesomeness.
GHOSTS: All your painful memories and bad mistakes, which are holding you back and causing self-doubt. Confront them once and for all
NINJAS: Back-stabbing "friends" who earn your trust to fulfill their own agendas. Call them out and they won't stand a chance
PIRATES: Bullies and bad boyfriends who take advantage of you. Write them off and tune them out
ROBOTS: Well-intentioned but misguided grown-ups, who want to "program" you to be like them. Understand how parents, teachers, and counselors operate to improve your communication
VAMPIRES: Negative influences and addictions, which draw you in and steal your identity. Regain your self-esteem before you get bit
ZOMBIES: Chronic complainers who drag you down with their pessimism. The best zombie-repellant is gratitude! Learn that it's not what happens to you, it's how you respond
PUPPIES: They seem all fun and innocent on the surface, but often blindside you with hidden consequences. Learn how to think smart about money, your hot girlfriend, and other temptations
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Published August 17, 2010
by St. Martin's Griffin.