Save 40% on books and eBooks + 70% on videos now through May 31*—use code PROGRAM. Shop now.
This eBook includes the following formats, accessible from your Account page after purchase:
EPUB The open industry format known for its reflowable content and usability on supported mobile devices.
MOBI The eBook format compatible with the Amazon Kindle and Amazon Kindle applications.
PDF The popular standard, used most often with the free Adobe® Reader® software.
This eBook requires no passwords or activation to read. We customize your eBook by discreetly watermarking it with your name, making it uniquely yours.
In an age where more children are struggling than ever before, how can you raise happy, healthy, fulfilled children... young people who can handle pressure and become successful, independent adults? The secret: give them the skills, tactics, and strategies they need to manage their own lives. In this book, one of the world's most respected child psychologists shows how to do just that, one day, one minute at a time. Dr. Stephen Briers teaches powerful, proactive parenting techniques that don't simply respond to bad behavior, but help keep it from happening in the first place. Drawing on compelling new research on positive psychology, Dr. Briers shows how to cultivate the specific habits of thought that nurture resilience and help "inoculate" against depressive illness; promote happiness and well-being; cultivate personal competence and social confidence; boost your child's problem-solving skills. You'll learn why so many of today's conventional parenting techniques cause more problems than they solve; when to use "carrot and stick" discipline, and when there's a better alternative; why your child is smarter and more capable than you realize and how you can help your child reach his or her fullest potential!
About the Author xiv
Chapter 1 X-ray Vision: What’s Going on Inside? 17
Chapter 2 Developing Super-Senses: The ABC of Feelings 31
Chapter 3 Mind Control for Beginners: The Foundations of Self-Control 67
Chapter 4 Becoming Indestructible: Nurturing Resilience in Young People 99
Chapter 5 Wrestling with Monsters: Overcoming Stress and Anxiety 125
Chapter 6 People Powers: Cultivating Social Confidence 173
Chapter 7 Unstoppable: Boosting Your Child’s Problem-Solving Skills 207