Getting Comfortable with Uncertainty for Teens (eBook)
Today’s teens face an increasingly uncertain world. In this practical guide, two psychologists help teen readers gain a greater understanding of how uncertainty can trigger feelings of anxiety, fear, worry, and self-doubt. Grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), the book offers ten skills-based tips to encourage teens to take “smart risks,” overcome avoidant behaviors, and be more flexible as they develop a tolerance of uncertainty and learn to take valued actions toward creating positive change in their lives and the world.
A fun and practical guide to help you deal with feelings of anxiety, fear, worry, and self-doubt.Do you ever feel stressed, worried, or anxious about the future? You aren’t alone. From pandemics and natural disasters to school violence and social media overload, today’s teens face an increasingly overwhelming and uncertain world. Add in the daily stress of school and grades, friends and relationships, extracurricular activities, jobs, and planning for college, and there’s plenty to feel anxious about. The good news is that you can manage your fears, live with confidence, and make a positive impact. This book will show you how.In this friendly guide just for teens, you’ll gain a greater understanding of how uncertainty can trigger feelings of anxiety, fear, worry, and self-doubt. Grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), the book offers ten skills-based tips to help you take “smart risks,” stop avoiding the things that make you feel uneasy, and bounce back from challenges and setbacks. Most importantly, you’ll learn to become more comfortable with uncertainty, and take valued actions toward creating positive change in your life—and the world.Not knowing what to do, what’s going to happen, and what other people are thinking and feeling can be scary. And as a teen, you’re going through a whole bunch of changes and transitions. Uncertainty is a part of life, but with this book as your guide, you’ll learn to stay cool, calm, and focused on your bright future!
The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens (eBook)$14.15Select options
Teens are often their own worst critics. The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens offers valuable tools based in mindfulness and self-compassion to help teen readers overcome self-judgment and self-criticism, cultivate compassion toward themselves and others, and embrace who they really are.
The Worry Workbook for Teens (eBook)$15.15Select options
Teens often worry about school, friends, dating, and what the future holds. But chronic worrying can take a toll both mentally and physically—leading to insomnia, difficulty paying attention, and even headaches and stomachaches. Written by a Harvard faculty member and expert in teen anxiety, this is the first book to target chronic, debilitating worry in teens, and offers effective, easy-to-understand cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) exercises to alleviate worry symptoms and prevent them from escalating into full-blown generalized anxiety disorder.
The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens (eBook)$14.15Select options
Unhealthy perfectionism causes us to hold ourselves to impossibly high standards that can result in low self-esteem, severe anxiety, and self-destructive behavior—and in our high-pressure society, teens are especially vulnerable. With this workbook, based in proven-effective therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), teens will develop the self-compassion and mindfulness tools they need to counteract the dire effects of perfectionism and develop new, healthy skills for setting and achieving goals and boosting self-esteem.
Stuff That Sucks (eBook)$15.55Select options
Sometimes everything sucks. For teens that struggle with negative thoughts and emotions, Stuff That Sucks offers a compassionate and validating guide to accepting emotions, rather than struggling against them. By helping teens identify their personal values and what really matters to them, this book will help them take steps towards living a more meaningful life.