Being a teenager is no easy task. Between the hassles from your parents and teachers and the pressures from your friends, it's often heard to cope. Here you will find necessary guidance to make your life work more effectively and less painfully.
Getting Your Own Way is a self-help book designed to instruct teenagers in the art of assertiveness techniques. Mary Mihaly teaches you that you have the right to challenge authority, the right to decide for yourself, the right to say I don't care-and tells you how to protect these rights.
This book will help you gain the confidence to:
*Protect your individuality
*Distinguish between being taken advantage of and being asked to do your own share
*Express anger without offending
*Deal with sexual pressure
By guiding you through how to handle stressful real life situations, this book will make your life easier and help you discover your full potential.
Mary E. Mihaly is the author of nine books and hundreds of magazine articles. She has done graduate work in Urban Studies and worked in Social Services for many years.
1.What's All This Talk About `Assertiveness?' 2.Everyone Has Rights 3.Home, Sweet Hassle 4.It's Your Body 5.Friendship: The necessary Refreshment 6.Journey Into Your Own Head 7.School, Jobs, and Other Pressure Pains 8.Alone-Maybe, But Not Lonely! 9.How's Your Love Life? 10.Congratulations-You've Got Assertiveness! (Now Use It)