Are you excited about being a teenager? Or Worried? Sure, there may be some difficult days or weeks--that's life, whatever age we are. But there's so much to enjoy, too! Breezy and compassionate, [this book] will teach you how to approach your teenage years with optimism and understanding, giving you the skills you need to develop long-term well-being. Full of practical, proven strategies, it includes advice on how to flourish both physically and mentally--from learning to do things you enjoy, to figuring out how to look after you diet, exercises, and attitude, to understanding your personality. With these strengths and skills in hand, you'll learn to weather any storm and thrive on the exciting challenges of this time in your life.
Who do you have in your life who's not afraid to tell you the honest-to-God truth? Who do you have who's a real source of wisdom when life gets real? With his trademark combination of raw honesty and practical next-steps, Trent Shelton will help you navigate through some of the most confusing topics of life, including relationships, friendships, fear, depression and your own past trauma. And while you might not make it out of the storms of life unscathed, the wisdom and lessons in this book can help you can make it out stronger.
Strategies for managing teenage depression and preventing suicide among teens; also covers related issues such as self-esteem, eating disorders, PTSD, anxiety, bullying, and substance abuse; includes helpful testimonials from teens who have suffered depression and recovered.
Discusses the factors that affect mental health, historical and modern types of treatment, and mental illnesses, describes how different teens have dealt with mental health issues, and suggests ways to handle mental problems.
Imbued with a sense of humor, understanding, and hope, Your Brain Needs a Hug is a judgment-free guide for living well with your mind. My Mad Fat Diary author Rae Earl offers her personalized advice on the A to Zs of mental health, social media, family and friendship. When she was a teenager, Rae dealt with OCD, anxiety, and an eating disorder, but she survived, and she thrived. Your Brain Needs a Hug is filled with her friendly advice, coping strategies and laugh-out-loud moments to get you through the difficult days. Witty, honest, and enlightening, this is the perfect read for feeling happier and healthier and learning to navigate life without feeling overwhelmed or isolated.
The authors of the best-selling The Confidence Code for Girls share additional empowering advice through the true stories of girls who overcame difficulties to follow their dreams and make a difference.
In The Self-Love Revolution, leading body image expert and creator of #LoseHateNotWeight Virgie Tovar offers an unapologetic guide to help you question popular culture and cultivate radical body positivity. With this groundbreaking book, you’ll identify and challenge mainstream beliefs about beauty; understand the unique tools girls of color have to counter negative body image; and build real, lasting body empowerment. You’ll also learn how to call out diet culture, and discover ways to move beyond your own inner critic and start building the unconditional love for yourself that you deserve.
Outlines daily practices that promote physical, mental, and emotional health for young people making the transition to adulthood. The author covers practices such as journaling, exercise, healthy sleep habits, time management, and mindfulness, with brief discussions of scientific research showing the proven benefits of each practice.
This self-help guide for young readers delivers real talk about eating disorders and body image; tools and information for recovery; and suggestions for dealing with the media messages that contribute so much to disordered eating, written in a easy-to-understand, conversational way.