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Would the small gay boy you once were look up to the gay man you have become? This is the question that Dr. Joe Kort explores as he guides readers through the complex journey of becoming a gay man. Dr. Kort points out that the beginning of this journey is about taking responsibility for your own life, and reading this book shows you exactly how to do this. Readers will learn how to identify their own internalized homophobia that is preventing many of gay men from leading satisfying lives and keeping them from having healthy relationships.
Grade level: 2-6. This appealingly illustrated book includes 101 ready-to-use, reproducible activities to help children improve their social skills. Great as the basis of a social skills curriculum.
In this exciting book you'll find 104 games and activities for therapists, counselors, teachers, and group leaders that teach anger management, coping skills, self-discovery, teamwork, self-esteem, and communication skills!
Bestselling author Judy Belmont has created another treasure chest of hands-on and easy-to-use handouts, activities, worksheets, mini-lessons and quizzes that help clients develop effective life skills.
150 More Group Therapy Activities & TIPS, the fourth in her Therapeutic Toolbox series, provides a wealth of psycho-educational ideas with Belmont’s signature T.I.P.s format ( Theory, Implementation, and Processing ).
Ready-to-use tools include:
-Interactive strategies for leading successful group experiences
-DBT, CBT, ACT and positive psychology-inspired resources
-Communication skills-building activities
-Coping skills using mindfulness and stress resiliency practices
-Self-esteem and self-compassion guides for changing thoughts
-Fun team building exercises and icebreakers
-Practical resources for adults, adolescents & children
In this book, psychologist Janetti Marotta offers mindfulness exercises for readers struggling with a lack of self-acceptance and self-compassion. Based on the idea that true self-esteem is based on internal, rather than external factors, the 50 easy-to-use practices outlined in this book aim to promote inner awareness and help readers live a more fulfilled life.
Little Louie is trying to tell a story. Everything is going just fine until…YIKES! A blob of jelly plops on to the page! AUGH! Is that peanut butter? HEY, WAIT! Did somebody draw in this book? That’s it! Little Louie is giving up. What’s the point of telling his tale if he can’t tell it perfectly? That’s when Louie realizes that when he sits down and takes a deep breath, everything really is just fine, and his story is a great one–imperfections and all.
In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, Caldecott Honor artist Patrick McDonnell brilliantly blends hilarity and heart and teaches a lesson about enjoying life as it comes, even when things get perfectly messed-up.
Build up your confidence and self-esteem with this fun and imaginative workbook. Full of tips and strategies based on cognitive behavioral and mindfulness principles, it helps you banish negative thoughts and build healthy self-esteem.
In a brand-new companion to his beloved classic It’s Okay to Be Different, New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr encourages kids to be proud of who they are inside.
Who better than Todd Parr to remind kids that their unique traits are what make them so special? With his signature silly and accessible style, Parr encourages readers to embrace all their unique qualities. (From publisher.)
Becoming is better than being.Hi, I’m Bubble Gum Brain. I like to chew on my thoughts, flex, bend and stretch my brain, and expand the way I think! I make great mistakes that help me learn.I’m Brick Brain. With me, things are the way they are…and they’re probably not going to change much. I am the way I am…and that’s just how it is.Meet Bubble Gum Brain and Brick Brain: two kids with two VERY different mindsets. Bubble Gum Brain likes to have fun adventures, learn new things, and doesn’t worry about making great mistakes. Brick Brain is convinced that things are just fine the way they are and there’s not much he can do to change them, so why try?When Bubble Gum Brain shows Brick Brain how to peel off his wrapper, Brick Brain begins to realize just how much more fun school…and life… can be!This creative story teaches children (and adults) the valuable lesson that “becoming is better than being,” which can open the door to a whole new world of possibilities!
In Building Self-Esteem in Children Who Are Adopted or Fostered, Dr. Sue offers simple and practical advice to those supporting children aged 7+ to help them move beyond their trauma and build healthy self-esteem. The book explains how self-esteem develops, why adopted and fostered children often have low self-esteem and how this can affect them. Dr. Sue describes proven techniques to help traumatized children gain confidence, showing how you can play a powerful role in your child's happiness.
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No one wants to be picked on, pushed around, threatened, or teased. With practical suggestions and humor, kids will learn to stop bullying in its tracks.
It’s high time you gave yourself a healthy dose of self-love. The fact is, you deserve it. You are a magnificent, radiant being. You are divine. And you are awesome. The sooner you start embracing that and treating yourself accordingly, the sooner your life will begin to unfold with compassion, purpose, ease, health, and vitality.
In this card deck from New York Times best-selling author Kris Carr, featuring gorgeous illustrations by artist Lori Portka, you’ll find gentle, yet powerful reminders to help you care for and appreciate yourself at the deepest level. Let these love notes guide you back home when you lose your way, and remind you to:
-Choose love—extend your love to all beings, most importantly yourself.
-Nourish yourself—choose healthy, wholesome foods prepared with love.
-Notice the blessings—when we take stock of our blessings, we receive more of them.
-Be gentle with yourself—you are precious.
-Accept yourself unconditionally—let go of who you think you should be and fall madly in love with who you are in this moment.