The Self-Compassionate Teen (eBook)
Teens can be extremely self-critical, and are often nicer to others than they are to themselves. In Be Brave, Be You for Teens, psychologist Karen Bluth offers powerful, everyday self-compassion and mindfulness tools to help teen readers overcome self-judgment, stop comparing themselves to others, and cultivate the courage to be themselves.
Are you kind to everyone but yourself? This book will help you find the strength and courage to move beyond self-criticism and just be you. Do you ever feel like you’re just not good enough? Do you often compare yourself to friends, classmates, or even celebrities and models? As a teen facing intense physical, mental, and social changes, it’s easy to get caught up in self-judgment and criticism. The problem is, over time, these negative thoughts can build up, cloud your world, and lead to stress, anxiety, and even depression. So, how can you start being nicer to yourself?Written by psychologist Karen Bluth and based on practices adapted from Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer’s Mindful Self-Compassion program, this book offers fun, everyday exercises grounded in mindfulness and self-compassion to help you overcome crippling self-criticism and respond to feelings of self-doubt with greater kindness and self-care. You’ll find real tools to help you work through difficult thoughts and feelings, navigate life’s emotional ups and downs, and be as accepting of yourself as you are of others.Learning to believe in yourself means being aware of the self-critical voice inside you, and then discovering how to not take it so seriously. With this book, you’ll learn how self-compassion can actually be a much greater motivator for reaching your goals than self-criticism. In fact, being kind to yourself when you’re struggling can actually reduce stress and make you more resilient!So, stop beating yourself up, and start reading this book. You have an important friend to make—you!
Mindfulness for Teen Depression (eBook)$15.55Select options
Depression can make it hard for teens to do well in school, make friends, and reach their goals. In Mindfulness for Teen Depression, two teen experts offer powerful tools based in mindfulness and positive psychology to empower young readers who suffer from depression. The depathologizing approach in this book will help teens ease symptoms, work through troubling thoughts and feelings, and thrive in all aspects of life.
Grieving for the Sibling You Lost (eBook)$18.35Select options
When teens lose a sibling, it is devastating. They lose a lifetime playmate, confidant, role model, and friend. Now, for the first time, a psychotherapist specializing in teen and adolescent bereavement offers an essential guide for teens who have lost a sibling. In the book, teens will learn how to process difficult feelings by finding their unique coping style, deal with overwhelming emotions, and find constructive ways to cope with this profound loss so they can moveforward in a meaningful and healthy way.
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.
Mindfulness for Student Athletes (eBook)$14.15Select options
Stay in the moment, stay in the game! The pressure to perform well—both on the field and in the classroom—can leave many teen athletes feeling completely stressed out. This unique workbook offers practical and tactical ways to help readers cope with anxiety in the moment, prevent stress in the future, improve athletic performance, and reignite their passion for the game.