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Author : Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
language : en
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Release Date : 2020-02-11

Under Pressure written by Lisa Damour, Ph.D. and has been published by Ballantine Books this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2020-02-11 with Family & Relationships categories.


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the author of Untangled “An invaluable read for anyone who has girls, works with girls, or cares about girls—for everyone!”—Claire Shipman, author of The Confidence Code and The Confidence Code for Girls Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls. Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped 55 percent from 2009 to 2014, while the comparable number for adolescent boys has remained unchanged. As a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with girls, Lisa Damour, Ph.D., has witnessed this rising tide of stress and anxiety in her own research, in private practice, and in the all-girls’ school where she consults. She knew this had to be the topic of her new book. In the engaging, anecdotal style and reassuring tone that won over thousands of readers of her first book, Untangled, Damour starts by addressing the facts about psychological pressure. She explains the surprising and underappreciated value of stress and anxiety: that stress can helpfully stretch us beyond our comfort zones, and anxiety can play a key role in keeping girls safe. When we emphasize the benefits of stress and anxiety, we can help our daughters take them in stride. But no parents want their daughter to suffer from emotional overload, so Damour then turns to the many facets of girls’ lives where tension takes hold: their interactions at home, pressures at school, social anxiety among other girls and among boys, and their lives online. As readers move through the layers of girls’ lives, they’ll learn about the critical steps that adults can take to shield their daughters from the toxic pressures to which our culture—including we, as parents—subjects girls. Readers who know Damour from Untangled or the New York Times, or from her regular appearances on CBS News, will be drawn to this important new contribution to understanding and supporting today’s girls. Praise for Under Pressure “Truly a must-read for parents, teachers, coaches, and mentors wanting to help girls along the path to adulthood.”—Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult



How To Perform Under Pressure The Science Of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most


How To Perform Under Pressure The Science Of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most
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Author : Hendrie Weisinger
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2016-02-25

How To Perform Under Pressure The Science Of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most written by Hendrie Weisinger and has been published by this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2016-02-25 with Performance anxiety categories.


Nobody performs better under pressure. The reality is that pressure only makes you do worse. But there are things you can do to diminish its effects on your performance. In How to Perform Under Pressure, Hendrie Weisinger and J. P. Pawliw-Fry explore the science and psychology behind pressure and give empirically tested short-term and long-term solutions to help you overcome its debilitating effects. The book draws on research from more than 12,000 people and features the latest studies from neuroscience and from the frontline experiences of Fortune 500 employees and managers, and Olympic athletes. It explains what makes people 'choke' under pressure and includes 22 strategies you can use to excel in whatever you do. Whether you have an important presentation to make or an Olympic record to beat, How to Perform Under Pressure will help you to do your best when it matters most.



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Author : Tanya Lloyd Kyi
language : en
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
Release Date : 2019-09-03

Under Pressure written by Tanya Lloyd Kyi and has been published by Kids Can Press Ltd this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2019-09-03 with Juvenile Nonfiction categories.


A scientific exploration of stress. Adolescents are no strangers to stress. Now they can learn the science behind that sweaty, heart-racing, under-pressure feeling. This book covers the fight-or-flight reaction to danger, how people cope with chronic stress, how trauma can affect the brain, the ways athletes put pressure to work and the surprising treatments scientists have found to manage stress in everyday life. It’s a perfect primer for young people on what normal stress is and isn’t — and how to deal with it either way. Dealing with stress can be tough. Learning the facts about it can make it manageable.



Perform Under Pressure


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Author : CERI. EVANS
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2019

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Author : Frank Herbert
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1956

Under Pressure written by Frank Herbert and has been published by this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 1956 with Science fiction categories.


In the 21st century, Ensign John Ramsay is assigned to find the saboteur of an American subtug that steals desperately needed oil from underwater deposits in enemy territory.



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Author : Rashawn Hughes
language : en
Publisher: WAHIDA CLARK PRESENTS
Release Date : 2011-02-25

Under Pressure written by Rashawn Hughes and has been published by WAHIDA CLARK PRESENTS this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2011-02-25 with Young Adult Fiction categories.


Quentin 'QB' Banks has always been a fighter, even though it always seems as if he is holding on to life by a mere thread. After serving time in prison, QB returns to his Queens, New York neighborhood and begins working as the Director of U-Turn, an at-risk community center for teenagers. Nicknamed 'OG' (Original Gangster), QB is respected by all, especially two of the center's teenagers, Torry and Chase. When someone tries to gun down QB, Chase and Torry's lives change forever. QB fights to suppress his feelings for revenge, while Torry is faced with a new challenge he doesn't think he can endure. Chase, on the other hand, carries a secret that can destroy them all. Will QB retaliate against his enemies? Will Torry overcome his internal demons? Will Chase come clean, tell the truth, and prevent others from getting hurt? Only time will tell when you're Under Pressure!



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Author : Carl Honore
language : en
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date : 2009-10-13

Under Pressure written by Carl Honore and has been published by Harper Collins this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2009-10-13 with Family & Relationships categories.


"Why do grown-ups have to take over everything?" This innocent question from acclaimed journalist and international bestselling author Carl Honoré’s son sparked a two-year investigation into how our culture of speed, efficiency, and success at all costs is damaging both parents and children. When the impulse to give children the best of everything runs rampant, parents, schools, communities, and corporations unwittingly combine forces to create over-scheduled, over-stimulated, and overindulged kids. The mere mention of potty-training, ballet classes, preschool, ADD, or overeating is enough to spark a heated debate about the right way to raise our children. The problem is that despite the best intentions of all involved, the pressure to manage every detail of our children’s lives from in utero through college is overwhelming. Delivering much more than a wake-up call, international bestselling author Carl Honoré interviews experts in Europe, North America, and the Far East, talks to families around the world and sifts through the latest scientific research. Not only do we see the real dangers of micromanaging children, but Honoré also shows us an emerging new movement inspiring many to slow down and find the natural balance between too little and too much. Blending the finest reportage, intellectual inquiry, and extraordinary true stories, Under Pressure is the first book to challenge the status quo by mapping out an alternative to the culture of hyperparenting that is presently pushing children and their parents to the brink.



Confident Under Pressure


Confident Under Pressure
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Author : Rick Lewis
language : en
Publisher: SCB Distributors
Release Date : 2018-05-17

Confident Under Pressure written by Rick Lewis and has been published by SCB Distributors this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2018-05-17 with Self-Help categories.


Stress is directly linked to six of the leading causes of death in the U.S. today, and it seems obvious that environmental, economic and social stresses are not going away. In fact, they’re predicted to get worse. For this reason, the vast majority of “stress less” books are concerned with the modern problem of too much stress and how to reduce it. Not this one! Confident Under Pressure is about the advantages of stress, clarifying the critical role that intentionally engaged stress plays in personal and professional development. Author Rick Lewis makes his living by putting leaders, executives and organizational teams into challenging situations to help them see the habitual ways they respond to stress. He then offers unique guidance in the practice of “stress production,” rather than stress reduction – revealing how to make a dynamic turnaround, an attitude of YES to stress. Confident Under Pressure weaves colorful personal stories, recent neuroscience, the research of human performance experts, and the inspiration of leading business executives into a compelling and lucid argument for moving toward stress, conflict and change in order to become more creative, effective and happy in life, on the way to making our highest contribution in the world. The result is an eminently readable and practical book that anyone can use, at home, on the job, and in one-on-one relationships. Lewis points out that we commonly approach stress with avoidance or downright denial, which basically postpones the inevitable and makes matters worse. We might try to avoid the reality of some situation, or deny how strongly our emotions are affected; we may try to circumvent the uncomfortable by some denial of purpose, or by side-stepping our creativity, or failing to engage appropriate action. Sound familiar? Taking each of these common avoidance strategies, he highlights the high price we pay for such behaviors, and invites us back to the playing field – the only place where goals are scored. The author has been a corporate consultant for over twenty years, with contracts with over 500 corporations, associations and government agencies. He has presented to audiences that have included Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, the Prime Minister of Canada, and worked with CEOs, dignitaries, and government organizations from The Federal Reserve Bank to the International Board of Mastercard. The result of this lifetime of experience – both successes and failures – is distilled within this book.



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Author : Abigail Reed
language : en
Publisher: Forge Books
Release Date : 2000-07-15

Under Pressure written by Abigail Reed and has been published by Forge Books this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2000-07-15 with Fiction categories.


The fashion business means long hours and high pressure, but there are billions of dollars in fashion--if you do it right. For a long time, Lou's done it right. That's meant taking credit for other people's ideas, shifting blame to his subordinates, and especially, controlling the women around him. They dress the way he wants, cut their hair the way he wants, even have sex with him...if they want to keep their jobs. Cilla is a prime example. Nearly fifty, she's been having sex with Lou for years. Now she's fallen in love with a man two decades her junior. She wants Lou out of her bed--but Lou's told Cilla that if she speaks up, he'll claim the sex was conensual and the other executives will take his word over hers. She'll be out of a job, with no prospects in their youth-oriented industry. Troubled, Cilla can't protect her new assistant, Karyn, from Lou's advances. At first, Karyn thinks she must have led him on, even though a new relationship is the last thing on her mind--she's too busy getting over a divorce and getting her daughter settled in a new town. But when Lou keeps touching her and making lewd suggestions, even after she's told him "No," Karyn gets frightened. Then she gets mad. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



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Author : Thomas Keller
language : en
Publisher: Artisan
Release Date : 2016-10-25

Under Pressure written by Thomas Keller and has been published by Artisan this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2016-10-25 with Cooking categories.


A revolution in cooking Sous vide is the culinary innovation that has everyone in the food world talking. In this revolutionary new cookbook, Thomas Keller, America's most respected chef, explains why this foolproof technique, which involves cooking at precise temperatures below simmering, yields results that other culinary methods cannot. For the first time, one can achieve short ribs that are meltingly tender even when cooked medium rare. Fish, which has a small window of doneness, is easier to finesse, and shellfish stays succulent no matter how long it's been on the stove. Fruit and vegetables benefit, too, retaining color and flavor while undergoing remarkable transformations in texture. The secret to sous vide is in discovering the precise amount of heat required to achieve the most sublime results. Through years of trial and error, Keller and his chefs de cuisine have blazed the trail to perfection—and they show the way in this collection of never-before-published recipes from his landmark restaurants—The French Laundry in Napa Valley and per se in New York. With an introduction by the eminent food-science writer Harold McGee, and artful photography by Deborah Jones, who photographed Keller's best-selling The French Laundry Cookbook, this book will be a must for every culinary professional and anyone who wants to up the ante and experience food at the highest level.