Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Teen ADHD (eBook)
Attention deficit/hyperactivity (ADHD) and self-compassion experts Mark Bertin and Karen Bluth bring teens powerful skills for overcoming self-criticism and building the executive functioning skills they need to become more confident, resilient, and independent. The book includes mindfulness tools to help teens accept the limitations of ADHD, and self-compassion strategies to help them stop beating themselves up and comparing themselves to their peers.
A powerful and compassionate guide for cultivating self-confidence, independence, and the executive functioning skills you need to live your best life!Being a teen with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) doesn’t stop you from wanting what almost every other teen wants: independence, good grades, and a healthy social life. But ADHD also presents obstacles that can keep you from reaching your goals. At times you may become frustrated, sad, or even angry at your inability to achieve the things you want. This book can help.This unique guide will help you develop the skills you need to strengthen your executive functioning, foster the self-compassion essential to overcoming self-criticism often caused by ADHD, and gain the confidence and resilience necessary to take control of your ADHD—and your life. You’ll also learn how to manage your emotions, focus, practice flexible problem solving, change habits, and improve communication skills. Finally, you’ll learn how these skills can improve your relationships with friends and family, and help you succeed in school—and life!Your ADHD doesn’t have to define you, and it certainly doesn’t have to determine your life. This book will allow you to step off the path of self-criticism, and guide you on the path toward self-compassion, self-confidence, and success.