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 , year old practice of BuddhismWritten 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 hypeFinding peace amid the ups and downs of lifeAccepting ourselvesWorking with difficult emotionsHow to meditateDealing with temptations and making the right decisions about sex and drugsAdvice on volunteering, working for peace, and protecting the environment