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Reviewed by Edith Wairimu for Readers' Favorite
The timely, useful guide, UNPLUGGED! A Practical Guide to Managing Teenage Stress in the Digital Age: Proven Techniques for Promoting Emotional Wellness, Achieving Healthy Habits, and Building Resilience by Oreste J. DAversa offers tools for navigating today’s digital landscape. The guide provides accessible strategies for handling stress and balancing different aspects of life. It includes activities and techniques for cultivating healthy relationships, building confidence, addressing bullying, and becoming an advocate for inclusion. The work examines the impact of social media and offers advice on developing a healthy relationship with technology. It explains how young people can navigate complex political perspectives and examine political topics unbiasedly. It emphasizes the value of reflection and self-care and shares ways to heal from trauma.
The work is written with its audience in mind. It is straightforward and conversant with the unique challenges teenagers face today. I loved that the tools included are practical and approachable. I found the discussions easy to digest and full of intelligent lessons that adult and younger readers can gain from. The work is broad and examines many challenges that teenagers face. I loved its emphasis on self-reflection, developing self-confidence, and caring for oneself. The information offered is applicable in social, school, and home environments. UNPLUGGED! by Oreste J. DAversa examines various aspects of a teenager’s life and the issues they face in each of these facets. It is a valuable guide for dealing with today’s digital environment and offers techniques for finding balance, establishing healthy relationships, and wisely utilizing technology.