Under Pressure by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.

Under Pressure
  • Author : Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2019-02-12
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9780399180064
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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—

Under Pressure by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

Under Pressure
  • Author : Tanya Lloyd Kyi
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Categories : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • ISBN : 9781525300073
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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.

Under Pressure by Robert Pobi

Under Pressure
  • Author : Robert Pobi
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781250293978
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A series of deadly explosions rock the city of New York and with too many victims and no known motive, the F.B.I. turns once again to Dr. Lucas Page in Robert Pobi's Under Pressure. On a beautiful October evening, New York City's iconic Guggenheim Museum is closed for a tech company's private gala. Until an explosion rocks the night, instantly killing 702 people, including every single attendee—yet the damage to the building itself was minimal. An explosion of that precision was no accident and, in response, the FBI mobilizes its entire team -- but the sheer number of victims strains their resources. Were all 702 victims in the wrong place at the wrong time, or was there only one target and 701 unlucky bystanders? That many victim files is a staggering amount of data to sort through and Brett Kehoe, Special Agent in Charge of Manhattan, decides that he can't do this without more computational power. Dr. Lucas Page, astrophysicist, university professor, and former FBI agent, is uniquely gifted for the task at hand—he can visualize a crime scene as if he was a bystander and can break down any set of data at a glance. Even though Page wants nothing to do with the FBI, with his city under attack and his family at risk, he steps in to find a killer in a haystack before they strike again.

Under Pressure by Alex Morgan

Under Pressure
  • Author : Alex Morgan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781481481526
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From FIFA World Cup Champion, Olympic gold medalist, and bestselling author Alex Morgan comes the seventh book in an empowering and fun-filled middle grade series that inspired the Amazon original series, The Kicks! It’s spring, and school soccer season is back—and so are the Kicks! Devin is excited to be reunited with her teammates, and after they performed so well in the fall, she has high hopes for a championship win this time around. But it was easier for the Kicks when nobody expected them to win. Now there are high expectations, and some of Devin’s teammates are worried about living up to them. As the start of the season approaches, the girls begin to feel the pressure. Will the Kicks get their heads in the game in time to start the season right?

Under Pressure by Sari Earl

Under Pressure
  • Author : Sari Earl
  • Publisher : ABDO Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Categories : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • ISBN : 9781617852077
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Under Pressure features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a licensed psychologist to help preteen and teen girls successfully manage their busy lives. Topics include pressure from parents, friends, teammates, and teachers. Readers will learn ways to manage homework, tests, extracurricular activities, family responsibilities, and a social life. Throughout the book, Talk About It questions encourage discussion. Additional resources, a glossary, and an index are also included. Under Pressure will leave readers knowledgeable about prioritizing their obligations and knowing when enough is enough. Strong, Beautiful Girls is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Under Pressure by Emma Carlson Berne

Under Pressure
  • Author : Emma Carlson Berne
  • Publisher : Darby Creek Pub
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781467703031
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A few weeks before a scout from her preferred college is to visit, Elise turns to shady performance supplements when she sees that some of her teammates are outplaying her in spite of her hard work.

Police Under Pressure by Roger F. Peters

Police Under Pressure
  • Author : Roger F. Peters
  • Publisher : Roger Peters
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Categories : Burn out (Psychology)
  • ISBN : 9780646471051
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About police, in particular from NSW Australia. The author, a 20 year practising psychologist, discusses the impact that operational policing can have on its members and their families. The book is also written for those who work with police, as well as emergency personnel and families of police officers.

Performance Under Pressure by Heidi Wenk Sormaz

Performance Under Pressure
  • Author : Heidi Wenk Sormaz
  • Publisher : Human Resource Development
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 0874257417
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This 160-page pocket guide is for self-managing stress and managing stress in others. Poses practical strategies for how to deal with time, anger, people, fatigue, evaluation pressures and more. This practical pocket guide for managers will teach you how to channel stress to enhance your own performance and the performance of those you manage.

Writing Under Pressure by Sanford Kaye

Writing Under Pressure
  • Author : Sanford Kaye
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1990-12-13
  • Categories : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • ISBN : 0195066618
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In Writing Under Pressure, Sanford Kaye, a renowned expert on the subject, presents a system he calls the Quick Writing Process (QWP) that focuses on real-world writing tasks and demonstrates how to produce the clearest, most honest, most powerful work possible under the constraints of time and space. A writing instructor with twenty-five years of experience teaching students and professionals, Kaye tells writers how to budget their time and how to use this time efficiently. Exploring particular writing situations in which QWP can be applied to make the most of what the writer knows, Kaye discusses, for example, the process of taking exams, focusing on how instructors select questions and evaluate essays. This invaluable reference offers essential guidelines for any student faced with a difficult writing assignment that has to be done now.

Landscapes under Pressure by Ludomir R. Lozny

Landscapes Under Pressure
  • Author : Ludomir R. Lozny
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-03-27
  • Categories : Social Science
  • ISBN : 0387284605
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This book investigates the newly emerging interest to investigate and preserve cultural landscapes. It presents the historic, archaeological, ethnographic, and environmental traditions of cultural landscape study and the attempts to reconstruct and analyze the complex processes of cultural changes. It points to the benefits of interdisciplinary cooperation, which should involve an ecological approach with historical ecology, applied archaeology, and environmental planning.

Teachers Under Pressure by Maurice Galton

Teachers Under Pressure
  • Author : Maurice Galton
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2008-08-15
  • Categories : Education
  • ISBN : 9781849208413
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`This is a well written and thoroughly researched book on an issue of vital importance. It places the experiences of individual teachers under pressure into the larger UK and worldwide context. Policy makers need to wake up to its messages' - Sara Bubb, Institute of Education, University of London What is it really like to be a teacher in today's demanding classrooms? Maurice Galton and John MacBeath spoke to teachers, parents and students in England, and compared their responses to similar inquiries in Asia, America, Australia and New Zealand. Their findings were disturbing. Teacher stress and workload were persistent themes in the four studies, with teachers frequently stretched to breaking point as they endeavour to 'make a difference' to their pupils' learning and welfare. Issues examined in the book include: - frustrations facing those trying to make inclusive education work in practice - effects of constantly changing policies on the staff required to implement them - loss of status within the teaching profession - reasons for teachers choosing to leave the profession - the consequences of staying on and fighting for what one believes in This fascinating read will be of interest to anyone involved in teaching, school leadership and educational policy.

Under Pressure by Kelly Moran

Under Pressure
  • Author : Kelly Moran
  • Publisher : Redwood Ridge
  • Release Date : 2020-03-23
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 0463933079
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You have the right to remain...sexy.As sheriff of Redwood Ridge, Parker Maloney has learned to bite his tongue at the ridiculous antics of the town's matchmakers. He's just grateful they've never messed with him before. Except it kind of seems like he's their next target. They keep sending him on one wild goose chase after another with a single common denominator--Madeline Freemont. Whatever. Maddie spent their youth terrorizing him and he has zero interest in reopening the claw marks. No matter how beautiful or intuitive or funny he finds her. Nope. He's laying down the law on this one. Yet there's something to her hot-as-hell spine of steel act he can't figure out and she's beginning to unlock the cell on his restraint.Maddie Freemont's no newcomer to the cold shoulder. Most of the town never warmed up to her. Or tried. So when her ex leaves her high, dry, and so in debt she's forced onto the street, it's no shock there aren't any offered helping hands. She's making due by taking any odd job she can to scrape by. Even though she would've done anything for Parker's attention once upon a time, the last thing she needs is to be on his radar now. Why they suddenly keep crossing paths is a mystery. But it's becoming increasingly difficult to ignore his handsome, subtle charms--and how he's working his way under her resolve to expose desires she long ago shoved aside.

Contents Under Pressure by Martin Popoff

Contents Under Pressure
  • Author : Martin Popoff
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Categories : Music
  • ISBN : 9781550226782
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This is a detailed history of the exhaustive road experience of Canadian rock icons Rush. Celebrating the nad's 30th anniversary, this book features in-depth original interviews with Geddy Lee, Alex lifeson and Neil Peart. From the author of the Top 500 Heavy Metal Songs of All Time and the Top 500 Heavy Metal Albums of All Time, comes another authoritative piece of music journalism that will satisfy the curiosity of all fans of this enigmatic Canadian institution.

Hot Under Pressure by Kathleen O'Reilly

Hot Under Pressure
  • Author : Kathleen O'Reilly
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2009-08-01
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781426837715
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Boutique owner Ashley Taylor hates flying. Especially when there's a sugar-fueled little hellion on board. But then David McLean (sexy!) sits next to her, and suddenly Ashley finds herself hoping the delay will last forever—and that David won't notice her comfy pink bunny slippers (sadly, the opposite of sexy). David does notice Ashley, and when the flight is delayed overnight, they can't get to the airport hotel fast enough. Off with the slippers and in with the zing! Fortunately, America is filled with cities—L.A., New York, Miami—and nothing says "smoking-hot passion" like an intercontinental affair!

Under Pressure by Richard Humphreys

Under Pressure
  • Author : Richard Humphreys
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781488051173
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This is the world of the submariner. This is life under pressure. What’s it like to spend three months without sunlight, sharing what little space you have with over a hundred fellow crewmen and more firepower than all the bombs dropped in World War II combined? This is the world of the submariner. This is life under pressure. As a restless and adventurous eighteen-year-old, Richard Humphreys joined the Royal Navy submarine service. For five years during the Cold War, he served on the nuclear sub HMS Resolution. Nothing could have prepared him for life beneath the waves. He existed in a world without natural light, surrounded by 140 other men, all eating the same food, breathing the same air, smelling the same putrid smells and surviving together in some of the most forbidding conditions imaginable. Based on Humphreys’ firsthand experience, Under Pressure is the candid, visceral and incredibly entertaining account of what it’s like to live, work, sleep and eat—and stay sane—in one of the most extreme man-made environments on the planet.

Under Pressure by Knowledge@Wharton

Under Pressure
  • Author : Knowledge@Wharton
  • Publisher : Wharton School Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781613630587
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The new perks and policies employers are leveraging to reengage their workforce Job stress is not new, but as Knowledge@Wharton reports, global competition, downsizing, and the state of being constantly tethered to the office by technology have created disturbing trends among workers, from decreased engagement to lower productivity and lower life satisfaction. Under Pressure: Increased Stress and Diminishing Engagement on the Job examines the issues facing employees and the employers for whom they work. Drawn from the best of Knowledge@Wharton's reporting, this volume in the Knowledge@Wharton Essentials series addresses: •What is causing unprecedented levels of stress on the job •Why employee loyalty is a casualty of the new workplace •What perks companies offer and what employees want •How the 40-hour work week is being redefined •The challenge to turn off the switch and take a break from technology •The art of motivating employees •Why fostering a culture of 'companionate love' in the workplace matters This quick read features Knowledge@Wharton's reporting on the research and thought leadership of Iwan Barankay, Sigal Barsade, Matthew Bidwell, Peter Cappelli, Adam Cobb, Stewart Friedman, Adam Grant, Wayne Guay, Carolyn Marvin, Olivia "Mandy" O'Neill, JP Pawliw-Fry, Nancy Rothbard, Deborah Small, and Hendrie Weisinger, among others. Under Pressure is a must-read for those who are experiencing stress on the job due to increased demands at work and at home, as well as employers who wish to understand those who report to them and who are looking for new ways to engage employees. About Knowledge@Wharton Books Insights and inspiration business leaders can use today—from The Wharton School's online journal of business analysis Knowledge@Wharton Books offer you the best of Knowledge@Wharton's signature reporting, including in-depth coverage and analysis of important business trends, accessible explanations

Performing Under Pressure by Hendrie Weisinger

Performing Under Pressure
  • Author : Hendrie Weisinger
  • Publisher : Crown Business
  • Release Date : 2015-02-24
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9780804136730
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Nobody performs better under pressure. Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision-making, attention, dexterity, and performance in every professional and personal arena. In Performing Under Pressure, Drs. Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry introduce us to the concept of pressure management, offering empirically tested short term and long term solutions to help us overcome the debilitating effects of pressure. Performing Under Pressure tackles the greatest obstacle to personal success, whether in a sales presentation, at home, on the golf course, interviewing for a job, or performing onstage at Carnegie Hall. Despite sports mythology, no one "rises to the occasion" under pressure and does better than they do in practice. The reality is pressure makes us do worse, and sometimes leads us to fail utterly. But there are things we can do to diminish its effects on our performance. Performing Under Pressure draws on research from over 12,000 people, and features the latest research from neuroscience and from the frontline experiences of Fortune 500 employees and managers, Navy SEALS, Olympic and other elite athletes, and others. It offers 22 specific strategies each of us can use to reduce pressure in our personal and professional lives and allow us to better excel in whatever we do. Whether you’re a corporate manager, a basketball player, or a student preparing for the SAT, Performing Under Pressure will help you to do your best when it matters most.

Under Pressure by Ray Lucas

Under Pressure
  • Author : Ray Lucas
  • Publisher : Triumph Books
  • Release Date : 2014-09-01
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781623689179
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In Under Pressure, Ray Lucas provides fans with a timely, uncensored look at pro football's play-at-all-costs culture. Overcoming questions about his size and skills as a quarterback, Lucas persevered and went on to play seven seasons in the NFL. His professional football career, however, came to a sudden end at age 30, when a neck injury caused him to collapse on the sideline during training camp. Instructed by NFL doctors that surgery wasn't an option, Lucas turned to painkillers for relief, but as his tolerance for medication escalated and his NFL insurance coverage expired, he began to plan his suicide. Just days before he planned to take his life, Lucas was put in touch with a group of doctors who agreed to perform neck surgery free of charge. In this tell-all, Lucas shares how—in a league without guaranteed contracts and careers that average just a few seasons long—players in the training room are perceived to lack the toughness necessary to succeed on the field. He discusses how this prevailing attitude leads to widespread abuse of painkillers and leaves many former players unable to lead a normal life once their playing career ends while also sharing details on how he overcame his drug addiction and turned his own life around.

Trust Under Pressure by Katinka Bijlsma-Frankema

Trust Under Pressure
  • Author : Katinka Bijlsma-Frankema
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 1845427963
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This book challenges the current thinking on trust largely based on studies in stable contexts, by presenting new empirical studies of trust and trust building in a number of less stable, less institutionalized settings. These contexts are gaining in prominence given the globalization and virtualization of organizational relations, development of high velocity markets, and the growing importance of intangible resources.

Under Pressure by A. J. Hill

Under Pressure
  • Author : A. J. Hill
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-05-11
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 9780743243766
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Hanging on display in the United States Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., is a battered and scratched steel plate, two feet in diameter, edged with more than one hundred little semicircles. For more than eighty years, people have wondered how it came to be there and at the story it could tell. Under Pressure: The Final Voyage of Submarine S-Five is that story. On Monday, August 30, 1920, the S-Five, the newest member of the U.S. Navy's fleet of submarines, departs Boston on her first cruise -- to Baltimore for a recruiting appearance at the end of the week. Two days later, as part of a routine test of the submarine's ability to crash dive, her crew's failure to close a faulty valve sends seventy-five tons of seawater blasting in. Before the valve can be jury-rigged shut, the S-Five sits precariously on the ocean floor under 180 feet of water. Her electrical system is shut down, her radio too weak to transmit, and one drive motor is inoperable -- and, because of a last-minute course change, the sub has gone down in a part of the Atlantic deliberately selected because it is well outside any regularly trafficked sea lanes. Rescue by a passing ship is virtually impossible. No one expects them in Baltimore for another two days. And forty hours worth of air is all they have left. The S-Fives are on their own. Her captain, Lieutenant Commander Charles M. "Savvy" Cooke Jr., tries to pump the seawater out, but each of three pumping systems fails in succession. The salt in the seawater combines with the sulfuric acid in the sub's batteries to create a cloud of chlorine gas. They have little air, no water, and only the dimmest of light by which to plan their escape. By shifting the water in the sub toward the bow torpedo room, Cooke is able to stand the 240-foot-long sub on its nose, bringing it close to vertical, and, using trigonometry, he calculates that at least part of the boat's stern is now above sea level. In a race agains