The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens (eBook)
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.
Unhealthy perfectionism can result in low self-esteem, severe anxiety, and self-destructive behavior—and teens are especially vulnerable. Based in proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this workbook will help you develop the self-compassion and mindfulness tools you need to counteract the negative effects of perfectionism and develop new, healthy skills for boosting your self-confidence.In our high-pressure society, it’s easy to hold ourselves (and others) to impossibly high standards. And when we fail to meet those standards—as we inevitably do—we may become overly critical of ourselves, or lash out toward others. While perfectionism is often associated with positive traits, such as conscientiousness, ambition, and pride in good work, dysfunctional perfectionism is destructive and can lead to anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship problems, and a number of mental health concerns, like depression, procrastination, and self-harm.With The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens, you’ll gain a clear understanding of what perfectionism is and learn to differentiate between healthy and unhealthy perfectionism so you’ll be better able to manage your own and others’ expectations. Using powerful tools drawn from cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based therapies, you’ll learn to identify your perfectionist thoughts, discover new ways of responding to your critical inner voice, and build the skills you need to combat negative behaviors based in perfectionism, like chronic procrastination.If perfectionism is causing trouble in your life, the techniques and exercises in this book will help you develop non-perfectionist skills and habits, leading to reduced fear, anxiety, and shame, and increased self-compassion and confidence in getting things done and handling daily pressures.
Superhero Therapy (eBook)$16.95Select options
Psychologist Janina Scarlet and Marvel and DC Comics illustrator Wellinton Alves join forces to offer teens Superhero Therapy—a dynamic, illustrated introduction to acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). With this fun, outside-the-box self-help guide, teens will discover how to vanquish inner super villains such as anxiety, depression, anger, or shame; explore their unique superpowers; and become their own Superhero questing for what matters to them.
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.
The Think Confident, Be Confident Workbook for Teens (eBook)$15.55Select options
This fun and engaging must-have workbook builds on the success of Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens to provide proven-effective activities and skills to empower teens to replace self-doubt with self-confidence so they can be their best. With easy exercises and tips, this book will help teens transform their negative self-image into a more positive, accurate, and realistic one, giving them everything they need for increased happiness and success!
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.