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Stress, The Invisible Tiger Essay

887 words - 4 pages

I was assigned to read the book Fighting Invisible Tigers by Earl Hipp. The reason I was assigned this specific book is because I was at Oconto County Teen Court for fighting at school and told the panel I had an anger problem.
This book, I think, was a very good one for me because before reading this book I got angry at very little things, was stressed all the time, and didn’t know how to handle either thing. After reading this, I now know how to handle things that stress me and simply how to look at things differently so I can be happier and life be easier.
The first part of the book was the introduction. The main concept of then introduction was to point out that hundreds of young ...view middle of the document...

Of course with learning about stress came some bad news. There is no easy way or quick way to manage stress, and you cant get rid of stress completely. I realized from this news that I cant just expect the stress to go away by itself and I have to work at handling things better, which can take awhile. Everyone gets stressed and there are always going to be things that irritate you the key is to just sit and realize that some things just aren’t worth getting all upset over.
It was hard to believe it at first, but it was pointed out that there is a good thing about stress. WE as humans don’t really discuss or learn how to manage stress so you yourself has to figure out how to deal with it. This at first didn’t seem like good news because it sounded like there is no single, definite cure for stress and its kind of a guessing game, as you have to try different ways to deal with it. After thinking about it though I realized that it sort of is a good thing because unlike when you get sick you just get a prescription from the doctor and that takes care of it for you, but with stress you have to look inside yourself and get personal to help yourself. I think it s kind of cool because you are...

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