Mindfulness for Teen Worry (eBook)
For many teens, chronic worrying can get in the way of school, friends, and reaching important goals. In Mindfulness for Teen Worry, a clinical psychologist offers quick, easy-to-learn mindfulness exercises teens can use anytime, anywhere to stop worries from growing and taking over. Worry cannot exist when one truly lives in the moment. This book teaches powerful mindfulness skills to help teens manage the four most common worry struggles: school pressure, friendship and relationship problems, body image, and family conflicts.
Is your worrying keeping you from reaching your goals? In Mindfulness for Teen Worry, a clinical psychologist offers quick, easy-to-learn mindfulness skills teens can use anytime, anywhere to stop worries from growing and taking over.Let’s face it—being a teen isn’t easy. And if you’re like a lot of other teens, you probably worry about getting good grades, fitting in with a certain crowd, or what the future will bring after high school. These are all completely normal worries, and signs that you are tuned in to your life and thinking about your goals. But what about chronic worrying—the kind that keeps you up at night, ruminating about that paper you just turned in, or that thing your friend said to you at lunch (what did she mean by that?), and so on. Sometimes worrying isn’t helpful. In fact, it can get in the way of living your life! So, how can you start putting worry in its place before it takes up too much head space?Mindfulness for Teen Worry will show you how living in the moment will dissolve worry and help you stay grounded in the here and now. You’ll learn powerful and easy-to-use mindfulness skills to manage the four most common worry struggles teens face: school pressure, coping with friendship and relationship problems, improving body image, and handling family conflicts. You’ll discover why you worry and the long-term destructive impacts worry can have on your life. And most importantly, you’ll be introduced to simple, effective techniques to help you become more mindful—like harnessing the power of the breath and how to relax your body in times of stress.If you struggle with worry or anxiety that gets in the way of being your best, this fun and friendly guide will help you maintain a mindful life in a frenzied world.This book has been selected as an Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Book Recommendation—an honor bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.
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 Panic Workbook for Teens (eBook)$15.55Select options
Panic attacks can make teens feel like they’ve lost control, leading to more anxiety, stress, fear, and depression. In this workbook, three anxiety specialists teach teens how to identify anxiety-causing thoughts and behaviors, mindfully observe their panic attacks instead of struggling against them, and experience sensations associated with panic until they learn these sensations may be uncomfortable—but not dangerous. By learning how to observe their panic attacks, teens will gain a sense of control and learn to work through even the toughest moments of extreme anxiety.
Eating Mindfully for Teens (eBook)$13.55Select options
“Turn mindless eating habits into mindful eating habits.” That’s the message Susan Albers—author of Eating Mindfully and the New York Times bestseller Eat Q—offers teens in this important workbook. With this guide, teen readers will find clinically proven mindfulness-based activities to help them avoid overeating, make healthier food choices, and start feeling good about their bodies.
Surviving the Emotional Roller Coaster (eBook)$19.55Select options
The teen years are like an emotional roller coaster, and teens must learn the skills needed to effectively handle their emotions in a positive, constructive way. This is easy-to-read guide is written directly for teens experiencing strong emotions, and offers them four core skills based in dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) to help manage their emotional ups and downs. Using evidence-based techniques such as mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, teens will be able to get off the emotional roller coaster for good.