"In The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens, a psychotherapist specializing in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) shows overwhelmed and stressed-out teen readers how mindfulness skills can help them relax, prioritize, and keep calm during stressful times."
"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."
"A brave teen recounts her debilitating struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder--and brings readers through every painful step as she finds her way to the other side--in this powerful and inspiring memoir."
"From singer, model and YouTube celebrity Natasha Bure, the daughter of Candace Cameron Bure, comes a real, honest conversational book that doesn't hold back. Everywhere she goes and every video she posts has one basic message: this is real, this is life, and we all go through it. Whether it's acne, boyfriends, faith, stress, or having fun, Natasha's view is to simply be honest, simply be real, no matter what you face. Natasha's real and relatable tone paired with personal notes and stories will help readers see that living a "real" life is the best life."
"Parents of teenagers need a new playbook--one that addresses the new challenges they face today. Teens are growing up in an entirely new world, and this has huge implications for our parenting. Understandably, many parents are baffled by problems that didn't exist less than a decade ago, like social media and video game obsession, sexting, and vaping. The New Adolescence is a realistic and reassuring handbook for parents. It offers road-tested, science-based solutions for raising happy, healthy, and successful teenagers. Inside, you'll find practical guidance for: Providing the support and structure teens need (while still giving them the autonomy they seek) Influencing and motivating teenagers Helping kids overcome distractions that hinder their learning Protecting them from anxiety, isolation, and depression Fostering the real-world, face-to-face social connections they desperately need Having effective conversations about tough subjects--including sex, drugs, and money A highly acclaimed sociologist and coach at UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center and the author of Raising Happiness, Dr. Christine Carter melds research--including the latest findings in neuroscience, sociology, and social psychology--with her own (often hilarious) real-world experiences as the mother of four teenagers."
"After learning of her family's illegal immigrant status, star high school student Jasmine realizes that college may be impossible and that deportation is a real threat. After a lifetime of working hard, she rebels and does all those teen things she's never had time to do before. And, as if her new world wasn't confusing enough, she meets Royce Blakely, charming son of a congressman. With her life turned upside down, Jasmine must find her own place and way forward."
"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."
"Do you want to feel happier in your life? Are you attacked by doubts? Do nerves sometimes prevent you from doing things you might enjoy? Do you wish you could concentrate better?If so, COOLMIND is for you!In as little as three minutes a day, you can learn how to feel calmer, happier, more focused and ready to achieve your goals ... whether that's acing your exams, playing well in your netball match, improving your time in the hurdles or simply asking the girl next door out on a date!"
"A warm and relatable teen guide to reducing anxiety, depression, and panic while developing resilience and confidence with 40 tips and tricks that guide, support, and inspire teens to keep calm and stay mindful. In the last decade, studies have reported a drastic rise in teens who experience anxiety, panic, and an inability to cope with the pressures of daily life. As mental health challenges become less stigmatized, young people are more likely than ever before to know how to identify their feelings and ask for help. Even celebrity teen icons like Selena Gomez are coming out as anxiety sufferers. Zen Teen addresses this epidemic with powerful coping mechanisms and creative tools-including two fun quizzes, tons of engaging exercises and a cool playlist-designed for the teenage mind. With topics like The Unique Genius of You and Rock-Star Rituals, Tanya Carroll Richardson prompts teens to get calm by engaging in mindful tasks like identifying gurus, tapping into warrior energy, mastering meditation, practicing realistic optimism, becoming a self-awareness samurai, learning to surrender, finding a spirit animal, expressing challenging emotions, living with loving-kindness, protecting the planet, and making vision boards that embrace the Tao of Cool. Smart and fresh, Zen Teen helps teens thrive while navigating and managing the pressures of everyday life."
"Do you have problems with anxiety? The Anxious Teen Survival Guide is a much-needed, go-to guide to help you finally break free from the worry and ruminations that can get in the way of reaching your goals. If you have anxiety, your fears and worries can keep you from feeling confident and independent. Teen milestones such as making friends, dating, getting good grades, or taking on more mature responsibilities, may seem much more difficult. And if you're like countless other anxious teens, you may even avoid situations that cause you anxiety altogether-leaving you stuck in a cycle of worry and avoidance. So, how can you take control of your anxiety before it takes control of you? Based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), this book helps you identify your "monkey mind"-the primitive part of the brain where anxious thoughts arise. You'll also be able to determine if you suffer from generalized anxiety, phobias, social anxiety, panic and agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), or separation anxiety. Full of powerful yet simple cartoon illustrations, this book will teach you practical strategies for handling even the toughest situations that previously caused you to feel anxious or worried. If you're ready to feel more independent, more confident, and be your best, this unique book will show you how."
"Being a teen is hard enough without anxiety getting in the way. You are changing more than ever before, not just physically, but mentally. And if you suffer from panic attacks, chronic worry, and feelings of isolation, it can be very difficult to meet your goals and succeed. The good news is that there are real, powerful ways that you can take control of your anxiety-and your life! In Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety, psychologist and learning specialist Christopher Willard offers teens like you proven-effective, mindfulness-based practices."
"Help has arrived! Today's teen girls are experiencing unparalleled pressure to be popular, stay thin, look good, excel in school, and shine in extracurricular activities. They hide their unhappiness, ignore chronic exhaustion, and blame themselves for their struggles because they think: (1) Stress is simply the price of getting into the "right" college (2) They're the only ones who can't handle the pressure. But teen stress is taking an enormous toll, and by the time girls get to college they are in worse psychological shape than ever before. Stress Sucks! A Girl's Guide to Managing School, Friends, and Lifeempowers this generation of girls to think and act differently, to take charge and restore balance in their lives, to play to their strengths, and to stay healthy and achieve their goals with confidence and self-esteem. This teen help book provides stress management skills for today and for life. Using a straight-forward approach based on research, clinical experience, and the voices of real girls, Dr. Roni (as young people call her) urges teens to take an honest look at how much stress they're enduring, to identify where it's coming from, and to realize how toxic it is to their mood, energy level, self-esteem, and ability to learn. She helps girls evaluate their feelings, study habits, and lifestyles (i.e. sleep patterns, nutrition, technology use) to decide what is and what ISN'T working for them. In this process, Stress Sucks! addresses procrastination; perfection and mistakes; relationship challenges with friends, parents, teachers, and coaches; and the whole college admissions process. Most important, Dr. Roni gives girls sensible and easy-to-follow suggestions to adjust their attitudes, calm their emotions, quiet their minds, and focus on their study habits. This teenage self help guide will not only help lower teen stress levels, but over time they will develop better resiliency and stress management strategies. Full of amazing and eye-opening information, Stress Sucks! empowers teen girls to make self-disciplined choices, practice good self-care, instill confidence and self-esteem, and trust their inner voices so they become the healthy and competent young women they are meant to be."