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The grit guide for teens : a workbook to help you build perseverance, self-control & a growth mindset / Caren Baruch-Feldman, PhD.

By: Baruch-Feldman, Caren.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Instant help book for teens: Publisher: Oakland, California : Instant Help Books, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: viii, 135 pages : black and white illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781626258563; 1626258562.Subject(s): Perseverance (Ethics) | Success | Diligence | Self-actualization (Psychology) | Self-control in adolescence | Self-control | Resilience (Personality trait) in adolescence | Resilience (Personality trait) | Teenagers -- Conduct of lifeDDC classification: 158.1 Summary: "As a teen, setting and reaching goals is an important part of growing up. Whether you want to get into a good college, make friends, excel in sports, or be a great artist or musician-- you need to perservere in order to succeed! You've probably heard of the term grit at school or online, but what does that really mean? And, more importantly, how can it help you achieve the life you want? Grit is all about having the qualities you need to accomplish your goals, such as passion, determination, self-control, and the ability to bounce back from life's challenges. Using the skills outlined in this fun and unique guide, you'll develop true grit and a growth mind-set -- a way of thinking that helps you zero in and reach goals that you set for yourself. You'll also find tips and strategies to help you make grit an everyday habit, turn disappointments into opportunities, manage stress, and be your very best!" -- Page 4 of cover.
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When the going gets tough, it s time to get gritty. Written by a certified school psychologist and based in the latest research, The Grit Guide for Teens will help you build perseverance, resilience, self-control, and stamina.As a teen, setting and reaching goals is an important part of growing up. Whether you want to do well in school, get into a good college, make friends, excel in sports, or master the fine arts or music you know you need to persevere in order to succeed. You ve probably heard the term grit at school or from your parents, but what does it really mean?Made popular by Angela Duckworth in her New York Times bestseller, the term grit, embodies all the characteristics that help people accomplish the things they want, such as self-control, tenacity, and the ability to fail well. Using the skills outlined in this book, you ll develop both grit and a growth mind-set a way of thinking that focuses on improvement and hard work in order to achieve any goal you set for yourself. You ll learn how to make grit an everyday habit, turn disappointments into opportunities, embrace challenges, manage stress, and be the very best version of you that you can be.Studies show that grit isn t something you have to be born with it can be taught and learned! This book will give you everything you need to get gritty, open your mind to all life s possibilities, and succeed in everything you do.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-135).

"As a teen, setting and reaching goals is an important part of growing up. Whether you want to get into a good college, make friends, excel in sports, or be a great artist or musician-- you need to perservere in order to succeed! You've probably heard of the term grit at school or online, but what does that really mean? And, more importantly, how can it help you achieve the life you want? Grit is all about having the qualities you need to accomplish your goals, such as passion, determination, self-control, and the ability to bounce back from life's challenges. Using the skills outlined in this fun and unique guide, you'll develop true grit and a growth mind-set -- a way of thinking that helps you zero in and reach goals that you set for yourself. You'll also find tips and strategies to help you make grit an everyday habit, turn disappointments into opportunities, manage stress, and be your very best!" -- Page 4 of cover.