The Self Esteem Shop has created FRESH Start Kits (Feelings, Reassurance, Empathy, Safety, & Hope) for parents, school counselors and social workers, educators and other helping professionals to help children and teens cope with current events.
The “FRESH Start” School Counselor Kit includes:
(F) Let’s Talk About… Your Fears and Worries Game
(R) Ready… Set… Relax: Research Based Program of Relaxation, Learning & Self Esteem for Children
(E) Helping Young Worriers Beat the Worrybug
(S) 8 Keys to End Bullying: Activity Book for Kids & Tweens
(H) Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children & Teens
*Tangle (Optional not included in kit)
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Don't get stressed out, get the stress out! Best-selling author Mike George's 1,001 Ways to Relax is a chunky, charmingly illustrated volume packed with quick fixes like visualization and aromatherapy, as well as big-picture solutions such as eliminating clutter, overcoming bad habits, and creating more harmonious relationships with family and friends. Organized by theme, the book looks at the most common sources of tension and pressure, and offers practical solutions that bring self-assurance, tranquility, and acceptance.
With 100 plus activities, groups work through Anger Management, Assertion, Stress, Self-Esteem, Sobriety, Problem Solving, and much more to learn self-sufficient survival skills.
Interactive activities cards for mental health and substance abuse recovery. This card game is intended for teens through adults with any emotional and/or substance abuse issues.
101 Bully Prevention Activities is ideal for grades 5-12. This ingeniously structured resource book provides you with a wealth of bullying prevention activities.
This reader-friendly text normalizes the emotions of individuals battling eating disorders. Barth offers jewels of wisdom and provides hope to individuals struggling to overcome personal challenges.
You can’t stop the future.
You can’t rewind the past.
The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play.
Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker—his classmate and crush—who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he’ll find out why.
Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a firsthand witness to Hannah’s pain, and as he follows Hannah’s recorded words throughout his town, what he discovers changes his life forever.
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
Beautifully designed with uplifting photographs from nature, the 21-Day Journal includes an introduction and a foundation for beginning your journey from New York Times bestselling author and self-development mentor Ilchi Lee. His encouraging quotes are scattered throughout, and there are extra blank pages in the back to provide plenty of space for recording your own inspiration.
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In the bestseller Wonder we were introduced to an amazing English teacher, Mr. Browne and his love of precepts (principles to live by). Mr. Browne’s precepts celebrate kindness, hopefulness, the goodness of humans, the strength of people’s hearts, and the power of people’s wills. He offers pearls of wisdom prior to the beginning of every month which are followed by a precept for each day of the year. Beautiful quotes from famous people including Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr., Confucius, Goethe, Sappho—and over 100 readers of Wonder who sent R. J. Palacio (author of Wonder) their own precepts are shared. See longer description below for additional details.
What has happened to the art of conversation? In the age of the Internet, speed dating, and frantic text messaging, have we forgotten how to meaningfully connect? This book of 4,000 provocative questions will help you get to know anyone and everyone in every social situation. Use it to go beyond small talk at parties, networking events, dates, dinner tables, and road trips. It's for getting to know someone you just met and learning a lot more about someone you thought you already knew (who may be yourself).
What brings you joy? Is it the scent of spring rain? Warm towels from the dryer? Potato chips in your sandwich? Your definition of happiness is as unique as your fingerprints. This guided journal provides 99 prompts to help you make a list of things that you hold dear: a sentimental possession, your best traveling companion, your favorite type of weather, a compliment you’ve received, and an achievement well-earned. Filling in the journal will immediately boost your mood, and flipping through it later is a wonderful reminder of life’s distinctive pleasures. It is also a wonderful gift for milestone events such as birthdays, graduation, and retirement.