How to Feel Good: 20 Things Teens Can Do
- Helps teens slow down and pay attention to how they feel and what they think about themselves
- Presents 20 simple, mind-healthy skills to guide teens toward self-awareness
- Suitable for ages 13-18
Being a teenager can be tough. It can be really hard sometimes to feel good about yourself and your abilities. New relationships and experiences are happening all around you, and that can make you insecure, overwhelmed, or stressed out.
How to Feel Good will help you slow down and pay attention to how you feel and what you think about yourself.
This book presents 20 simple, mind-healthy skills to guide you toward self-awareness and to teach you to stay calm and self-confident. You will also find additional strategies, self-reflection questions, and easy-to-do tools to help end frustration and develop patience so that you can achieve your goals.
About the Author
Tricia Mangan has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Stony Brook University. She has more than 10 years of diverse clinical, research, and teaching experience.
With a background rooted in cognitive-behavioral and positive psychology principles, Tricia is a proponent of a holistic approach to health and is currently focusing her efforts on writing books to educate children and teens on the mindbody connection.
Avoiding preachiness and gimmickry, Mangan aims to give teens tools to take happiness into their own hands. Suggestions for finding solace include avoiding comparing oneself to others, tackling procrastination, focusing on the positive, and accepting both the power and limits of one's control. Each section offers various steps, activities, and goals (for example, Mangan advises finding a good fictional role model as a way to learn about becoming more assertive in real life). The tips are straightforward, and readers should feel empowered to know that solutions may be within their grasp.
Softcover, 5.5 x 8.5, 128 pages, suitable for ages 13-18