The Resilience Recipe (eBook)
What can parents do to help their kids feel less anxious? In our increasingly uncertain world, helping children cultivate resilience is key. Written by pioneering experts in child psychology and anxiety, The Resilience Recipe offers parents of children ages 5 to 12 struggling with anxiety a proven-effective, evidence-based plan grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help kids build emotional resilience, manage the ups and downs of anxiety, worry less, approach life’s challenges with confidence, and thrive in the face of modern stressors.
“In these changing and challenging times, giving children the gifts of resourcefulness, optimism, confidence, a growth mindset, and resilience are key. This reassuring book offers a logical, easy-to-follow plan born from scientific methods to guide kids to those goals.” —BooklistHelp your child face all of life’s challenges with confidence. Based on the innovative Coping Cat program, this book offers a proven-effective “recipe” for raising resilient kids!We live in an age of anxiety. Amidst climate change and natural disasters, a troubled economy, and one of the largest global pandemics in modern history—is it any wonder our kids are anxious and stressed out? Add in the pressures inherent in social media and consumerist culture, as well as the pressure of academic success, and you’ve got a recipe for disaster. The good news is that you can help your child manage anxiety and stress—no matter what life throws their way. This book will show you how.Written by two pioneering experts in child psychology and anxiety, The Resilience Recipe offers an evidence-based plan grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help kids build emotional resilience and adaptability, worry less, and thrive—despite the stressors of modern life. With this guide, you’ll learn to help kids feel more in control of their moods and emotions; cope with difficult experiences; and recognize the first signs of stress and anxiety in both their mind and body, so they can find quick relief. You’ll also discover a wealth of tips and strategies to help you manage your own anxiety.Most importantly, you’ll find a solid action plan to help your child feel strong and capable in the face of unprecedented challenges.