As a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with girls, Lisa Damour, Ph. D. Has witnessed this rising tide of stress and anxiety in her own research, in private practice, and in the all-girls’ school where she consults. New york times bestseller • an urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the author of Untangled“An invaluable read for anyone who has girls, works with girls, or cares about girls—for everyone!”—Claire Shipman, author of The Confidence Code and The Confidence Code for Girls Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls.
Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls #ad - When we emphasize the benefits of stress and anxiety, we can help our daughters take them in stride. Readers who know damour from untangled or the new York Times, or from her regular appearances on CBS News, will be drawn to this important new contribution to understanding and supporting today’s girls.
Praise for under pressure “truly a must-read for parents, coaches, teachers, and mentors wanting to help girls along the path to adulthood. Julie lythcott-haims, new york times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult Under pressure: confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls Hardcover.
Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, or fearful jumped 55 percent from 2009 to 2014, worried, while the comparable number for adolescent boys has remained unchanged.
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into AdulthoodBallantine Books #ad - Damour draws on decades of experience and the latest research to reveal the seven distinct—and absolutely normal—developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups, Contending with Adult Authority, Entering the Romantic World, including Parting with Childhood, and Caring for Herself. How should i respond? • do i tell my teen daughter that I’m checking her phone? • My daughter suffers from test anxiety.
Do i call the girl’s mother to let her know? Perhaps most important, connect, Untangled helps mothers and fathers understand, and grow with their daughters. What should i say? • My daughter’s friend is cutting herself. Look for under pressure, the companion guide to coping with stress and anxiety among girls, available now.
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood #ad - New york times bestseller • an award-winning guide to the sometimes erratic and confusing behavior of teenage girls that explains what’s going on, prepares parents for what’s to come, and lets them know when it’s time to worry. When parents know what makes their daughter tick, they can embrace and enjoy the challenge of raising a healthy, happy young woman.
Books for a better life award winner“finally, there’s some good news for puzzled parents of adolescent girls, and psychologist Lisa Damour is the bearer of that happy news. Untangled is the most down-to-earth, readable parenting book I’ve come across in a long time. The washington post “anna freud wrote in 1958, ‘There are few situations in life which are more difficult to cope with than an adolescent son or daughter during the attempt to liberate themselves.
In the intervening decades, the transition doesn’t appear to have gotten any easier which makes Untangled such a welcome new resource.
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young AdultsHarper Paperbacks #ad - In the teenage Brain, Dr. Frances E. But this heightened adaptability can be hijacked by addiction, and the adolescent brain can become addicted more strongly and for a longer duration than the adult brain. Studies show that girls' brains are a full two years more mature than boys' brains in the mid-teens, possibly explaining differences seen in the classroom and in social behavior.
Adolescents may not be as resilient to the effects of drugs as we thought. Recent experimental and human studies show that the occasional use of marijuana, can cause lingering memory problems even days after smoking, for instance, and that long-term use of pot impacts later adulthood IQ. Multi-tasking causes divided attention and has been shown to reduce learning ability in the teenage brain.
Over the last decade, however, the scientific community has learned that the teen years encompass vitally important stages of brain development. Samples of some of the most recent findings include:Teens are better learners than adults because their brain cells more readily "build" memories. Jensen is chair of the department of neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults #ad - The root myth scientists believed for years was that the adolescent brain was essentially an adult one, only with fewer miles on it. Jensen brings to readers the astonishing findings that previously remained buried in academic journals. As a mother, and frequent lecturer to parents and teens, teacher, researcher, clinician, she is in a unique position to explain to readers the workings of the teen brain.
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into AdulthoodBallantine Books #ad - New york times bestseller • an award-winning guide to the sometimes erratic and confusing behavior of teenage girls that explains what’s going on, prepares parents for what’s to come, and lets them know when it’s time to worry. Look for under pressure, the companion guide to coping with stress and anxiety among girls, available now.
Damour draws on decades of experience and the latest research to reveal the seven distinct—and absolutely normal—developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups, including Parting with Childhood, Entering the Romantic World, Contending with Adult Authority, and Caring for Herself. When parents know what makes their daughter tick, they can embrace and enjoy the challenge of raising a healthy, happy young woman.
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood #ad - Books for a better life award winner“finally, there’s some good news for puzzled parents of adolescent girls, and psychologist Lisa Damour is the bearer of that happy news. What should i say? • My daughter’s friend is cutting herself. Ballantine Books. Providing realistic scenarios and welcome advice on how to engage daughters in smart, constructive ways, including • My thirteen-year-old rolls her eyes when I try to talk to her, Untangled gives parents a broad framework for understanding their daughters while addressing their most common questions, and only does it more when I get angry with her about it.
Do i call the girl’s mother to let her know? Perhaps most important, connect, Untangled helps mothers and fathers understand, and grow with their daughters. HarperCollins. In this sane, highly engaging, and informed guide for parents of daughters, Dr.
Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling LivesHarper Paperbacks #ad - Is it wrong that i wanted to underline every single word in this book? Simmons brilliantly crystallizes contemporary girls’ dilemma: the way old expectations and new imperatives collide; how a narrow, virtually unattainable vision of ‘success’ comes at the expense of self-worth and well-being. Enough as she is sounds an alarm to parents and educators, arguing that young women can do more than survive adolescence.
Enough as She Is shows us how. Untangled guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. As they spend more time projecting an image of effortless perfection on social media, these girls are prone to withdraw from the essential relationships that offer solace and support and bolster self-esteem.
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Backed by vivid case studies, overthink setbacks, and suffer from imposter syndrome, Simmons warns that we have raised a generation of young women so focused on achieving that they avoid healthy risks, believing they are frauds. HarperCollins. Enough as she is a must-read, not only for its diagnosis of the issues but for its insightful, useful strategies on how to address them.
Peggy orenstein, author of girls & sex"A brilliant and passionate call to action that reveals how girls and young women are suffering in our toxic culture of constant comparison and competition.
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Summary of Under Pressure by Lisa Damour: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls #ad - D, is an important and informative book which provides the excellent guidance needed to assist our daughters and young women in managing stress and anxiety in their lives. HarperCollins. Ballantine Books. If you have daughters or work with girls and young women, then buy this book. Do not miss it. One important thing about this book is that the author uses real-world examples and case studies to make her points, thus making the book quite readable and easily understandable by everyone.
Middle School Matters: The 10 Key Skills Kids Need to Thrive in Middle School and Beyond--and How Parents Can HelpDa Capo Lifelong Books #ad - Ballantine Books. Untangled guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. A counselor and popular washington Post contributor offers a new take on grades 6-8 as a distinct developmental phase--and the perfect time to set up kids to thrive. Middle school is its own important, distinct territory, and yet it's either written off as an uncomfortable rite of passage or lumped in with other developmental phases.
Based on her many years working in schools, professional counselor Phyllis Fagell sees these years instead as a critical stage that parents can't afford to ignore and though "middle school" includes different grades in various regions, Fagell maintains that the ages make more of a difference than the setting.
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Though the transition from childhood to adolescence can be tough for kids, intellectual, moral, this time of rapid physical, social, and emotional change is a unique opportunity to proactively build character and confidence.
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. Ballantine Books. Congratulations! you’re the mother of a teenage daughter! Welcome to the world of door slams, boy craziness, glass-shattering screams, and eye rolls bigger than the earth’s rotation around the sun. And if mom responds in kind, she’s just adding fuel to the fire and eroding the relationship.
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The truth is, as you should remember yourself, being a teenage girl is one long emotional roller coaster. HarperCollins. Untangled guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood.
HOW TO RAISE AN ADULTGriffin #ad - Griffin. Pink, on conversations with admissions officers, author of the new york times bestsellers drive and a whole new mindA provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthoodIn How to Raise an Adult, their stressed-out parents, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, educators, and society at large.
. New york times bestseller"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. HarperCollins. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, fears that lead to overhelping, resourcefulness, especially, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, and inner determination necessary for success.
Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings--and of special value to parents of teens--this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence. A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children.
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HarperCollins. Harper Paperbacks. Griffin. New york times bestsellerin the tradition of paul tough’s how children succeed and wendy mogel’s the blessing of a Skinned Knee, resilient, this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, and self-reliant adults.
Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who rush to school at the whim of a phone call to deliver forgotten assignments, mastermind children’s friendships, who challenge teachers on report card disappointments, and interfere on the playing field. Ballantine Books.
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Overparenting has the potential to ruin a child’s confidence and undermine their education, Lahey reminds us. Teachers don’t just teach reading, writing, and arithmetic.
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Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, social, and unprecedented academic, and familial stressors. As a result, saving the typical “teen parenting” strategies for thirteen-year-olds is now years too late. Urgent advice for parents of teens. Dr. Dr. Because of the exposure they face, kids are emotionally overwhelmed at a young age, often continuing to search for a sense of self well into their twenties.
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