Many of today's teenagers are tired of the pressure to compete and consume-and are looking for a different way to live their lives. This book offers an alternative: the 2,500-year old practice of Buddhism.
Written in a style that will have immediate appeal to young seekers and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, this book addresses such relevant topics as peer pressure, emotional difficulties, stress, fostering peace, and even protecting the environment. For everyone looking for self-help, self-esteem, and self-awareness, this book offers advice on:
Discovering truth in a world of hype
Finding peace amid the ups and downs of life
Working with difficult emotions
How to meditate
Dealing with temptations and making the right decisions about sex and drugs
Advice on volunteering, working for peace, and protecting the environment