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The resilience workbook for teens : activities to help you gain confidence, manage stress & cultivate a growth mindset / Cheryl M. Bradshaw, MA.

By: Bradshaw, Cheryl M [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Instant help book for teens: Publisher: Oakland, CA : Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2019]Copyright date: �2019Description: xiii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 168403292X; 9781684032921.Subject(s): Resilience (Personality trait) in adolescence | Resilience (Personality trait) | Resilience (Personality trait) in adolescenceGenre/Form: Young adult literature.DDC classification: 155.5/1824 Summary: Social media, online ads, and glossy magazines make it look easy to be a teen--everyone seems to be laughing, sun-kissed, beautiful, surrounded by friends, and wearing the perfect clothes. But if you're like most teens and young adults, reality doesn't look like a magazine ad, lifestyle blog, or Instagram feed. You may struggle with not fitting in or being bullied. You may feel overwhelmed by stress, experience a significant setback, or lose a parent or loved one. That's why it's so important to build resilience--the cornerstone of mental health and wellness. This workbook will show you how.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

It's time to realize your full potential! In The Resilience Workbook for Teens , you'll learn to bounce back from setbacks, develop grit and a growth mindset, and overcome any obstacle that comes your way.

Social media, online ads, and glossy magazines make it look easy to be a teen--everyone seems to be laughing, sun-kissed, beautiful, surrounded by friends, and wearing the perfect clothes. But if you're like most teens and young adults, reality doesn't look like a magazine ad, lifestyle blog, or Instagram feed. You may struggle with not fitting in or being bullied. You may feel overwhelmed by stress, experience a significant setback, or lose a parent or loved one. That's why it's so important to build resilience --the cornerstone of mental health and wellness. This workbook will show you how.

In The Resilience Workbook for Teens , author, psychotherapist, and youth mentor Cheryl M. Bradshaw will show you that the key to building resilience lies in your relationship with yourself. Through activities and interactive exercises, you'll learn to balance your emotions, rewrite the negative stories you tell yourself, embrace who you are, and believe in your own power to bounce back from life's biggest challenges.

The teen years are a critical time to learn the skills of resilience and to develop positive strategies for coping with stress and mental health challenges. Let this fun and friendly workbook guide you as you build your own resilience. It's a gift you'll take with you, beyond high school and well into adulthood.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-136).

Social media, online ads, and glossy magazines make it look easy to be a teen--everyone seems to be laughing, sun-kissed, beautiful, surrounded by friends, and wearing the perfect clothes. But if you're like most teens and young adults, reality doesn't look like a magazine ad, lifestyle blog, or Instagram feed. You may struggle with not fitting in or being bullied. You may feel overwhelmed by stress, experience a significant setback, or lose a parent or loved one. That's why it's so important to build resilience--the cornerstone of mental health and wellness. This workbook will show you how.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • A Note For Educators, Mental Health Professionals, And Parents (p. vii)
  • Dear Reader (p. ix)
  • Goal 1 Adapting To Change
  • Activity 1 Rewiring the Brain (p. 2)
  • Activity 2 Storytelling and Perspectives (p. 8)
  • Activity 3 Letting Go of Your Old Story (p. 13)
  • Goal 2 Overcoming Adversity
  • Activity 4 Understanding Stress (p. 20)
  • Activity 5 Grit and Growth Mindset (p. 26)
  • Activity 6 Distress Tolerance: The Ice Cube Experiment (p. 35)
  • Activity 7 Direct Discomfort Versus Indirect Discomfort (p. 41)
  • Goal 3 Finding Your Strength
  • Activity 8 Fear-Turn "What If" Into "I Can" (p. 50)
  • Activity 9 Letter To Yourself (p. 56)
  • Activity 10 Vulnerability: Finding the Strength to be Yourself (p. 60)
  • Activity 11 Taking Chances (p. 68)
  • Activity 12 Assertive Defense of the Self (p. 73)
  • Goal 4 Keeping Perspective
  • Activity 13 Self-Care (p. 82)
  • Activity 14 Mindfulness (p. 90)
  • Activity 15 Values Chart-What Drives You? (p. 95)
  • Activity 16 Life Is Messy...And Messy Can Be Funny (p. 101)
  • Goal 5 Staying Focused
  • Activity 17 SMART Goals (p. 108)
  • Activity 18 The DOTS of Avoidance (p. 113)
  • Activity 19 Keeping the Inner Critic in Check (p. 120)
  • Activity 20 End of Book Check-In (p. 129)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 133)
  • Works Cited (p. 135)