Leave it to a nine-year-old to get down to the basics about how to win victory with a girl. How to talk to girls is for boys of all ages—from eight to eighty—and the girls they like. So read this book and then you're ready. Good luck!
Comb your hair and don't wear sweats
Control your hyperness (cut down on the sugar if you have to)
Don't act desperate
The selection of games reflects the seven key elements of healthy self-esteem - self-knowledge, self and others, self-acceptance, self-reliance, self-expression, self-confidence and self-awareness - and includes opportunities for thinking and discussion. The book combines physically active and passive games, verbal and non-verbal games and games for pairs or groups, which makes them equally accessible for children with speech/language difficulties or those with physical disabilities. Deborah Plummer shows that the games can be easily adapted and she encourages readers to be creative in inventing their own alternative versions.
This is an ideal resource for teachers, parents, carers and all those working to nurture self-esteem in children.
Help children to: Learn the difference between passive, aggressive, and assertive behavior; behave in ways that discourage teasing; understand their rights and stand up for themselves; stay calm and learn skills for managing anger; and make real and lasting friendships.
Sometimes we are loud, sometimes we are quite, sometimes bold and clanky, sometimes soft and cuddly. Sophy Henn celebrates all the different, extraordinary and sometimes contradictory things we are in this joyful and colourful rhyming picture book. Perfect to read aloud - and then read again, and again!
Emotional Banking for Kids offers a handbook on emotional intelligence designed for children in elementary and middle school. Written by family empowerment expert Yvonne Brooks and coauthored by nine-year-old Yasmin Soferi, this manual provides helpful exercises for raising self-esteem by becoming more secure, increasing understanding, depositing healthy emotions daily, advancing emotionally through forgiveness, using self-control to fill up your personal emotional bank account, and operating at the highest emotional frequencylove. There is no reason for any child to be left behind emotionally. With the right tools available to them, children ages nine to twelve can take full responsibility for their own happiness and emotional well-being.
This emotional intelligence guide presents practical guidance for children in elementary and middle school, helping them to grow stronger emotionally.
If children truly love and believe in themselves, their life possibilities are limitless and their level of consciousness will positively impact the universe!I Love Meis enchanting and beautifully illustrated with whimsical characters from around the world. A must read for everyone!
50% of the net proceeds fromI Love Mewill benefit The World is Our Neighborhood (TWION.org). TWION is a 501(c)(3) volunteer (no salaries) charity working with the poor, elderly, mentally and physically challenged. Teaming up with like-minded individuals, TWION specializes in the relocation of fully functioning rooms of used medical equipment, supplies and furnishings from IMEC USA to healthcare facilities, orphanages, clinics, health centers and nursing homes in other countries.
Together, we work to raise the level of healthcare, building strong relationships based on teamwork, accountability, love and laughter! Other TWION projects include Learning Impact, Project USA, Precious Lives, Gifts of Love, Blankets for Babies, and Soc it to Em.
This activity book developed by expert child psychologist Dr Karen Treisman combines a colourfully illustrated therapeutic story about Gilly the Giraffe to help start conversations, which is followed by a wealth of creative activities for children to explore and build upon some of the ideas raised in the story, and beyond!
The activities are accompanied by extensive advice and practical strategies for parents, carers and professionals on how to help children aged 5-10 boost their self-esteem and confidence.
101 Small Ideas to Change the World is a practical, fun and creative book to inspire you at home, school and in your local community and beyond! Remember, all big ideas start with just one person who decides to do things differently. You could be that person.
Ideas for Caring for Others include:Talk to a new kid in class Start an after-school club Eat less meat Donate clothes and food
Ideas for Caring for the Planet include:Say “no” to plastic Buy local food and drink Plant a tree Take a shorter shower
Ideas for Caring for Yourself include:Love yourself and stand tall Disconnect and get outside Be active Spend more time with family
About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids – an imprint of the world’s leading travel authority Lonely Planet – published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!
Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
Using the tradition of oral story-telling, Deborah Plummer encourages children to consider the self-esteem issues encountered by a little tin tortoise on a journey to discover who he really is. The various obstacles and helpers he encounters along the way include worries, bullying, making decisions and friendship and children will gain age-appropriate insights from the story depending on their needs and level of understanding. Activity sheets and expansion topics also prompt children to explore the seven key elements of healthy self-esteem - self-knowledge, self and others, self-acceptance, self-reliance, self-expression, self-confidence and self-awareness - through active participation and discussion in pairs or groups.
Teachers, parents, carers and all who support children in the development of healthy self-esteem will find this an essential resource.
Jenny Alexander's approach is to develop readers' psychological defences. Through an entertaining mix of exercises, quizzes and fictional scenarios, she combines common sense with simple cognitive therapy techniques, to build up children's self esteem. Her tone is humorous and upbeat, but always sensitive to the reader's feelings.
This new, updated edition takes account of recent technologies such as texting, MSN and bluejacking, which are increasingly abused by bullies.
Part of the Truth and Tails series, which aims to eliminate prejudices and encourage acceptance in young children aged 4-8, this delightful story is accompanied by hand-drawn, watercolour illustrations.
When seven-year-old Ollie's brand new trainers get stolen by bullies, he feels too scared and embarrassed to tell his mum. Luckily, Ollie's friend Mr Wilcox knows how to keep a secret. Once Ollie confides in Mr Wilcox about the shoes, Mr Wilcox decides to let him in on a secret of his own... He has superpowers, and Ollie can have them too! Meet Courage, Bravery, Strength and Calm - just a few of Ollie's very own superpowers. Under the guidance of Mr Wilcox, Ollie learns that he can control his superpowers in order to overcome his fears, starting with those bullies.
You’re not the only one. So many young women suffer from insecurity and poor body image. When you look to anything—or anyone—other than God for a picture of your self-worth, you’ll see a distorted reflection. Former professional model Jennifer Strickland knows all too well the despair young women experience when they allow the world to define their body image. Being treated like a plastic mannequin left her wondering where on earth to turn for her true reflection.
Now, in a new version of her acclaimed book Beautiful Lies, Jennifer Strickland tells you that when you turn away from the mirrors of the world and look into the never-changing mirror of the Word, your beauty, purpose, and identity become crystal clear. You are God’s beloved daughter, designed to reflect His image.
The U-Turn:Provides readers with an understanding of the most common mild psychological issues, such as anxiety and depression, and aims to increase insight into the role of low self-esteem in these. Looks at ways for readers to fight back and discover that life can have joy and purpose.Contains "Think, Feel, Act" psychological exercises at the end of the chapters, which help the reader to apply what the book suggests to their own lives.Is written in a personal, anecdotal style.
About the Author
Conor Farren is a consultant psychiatrist at St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin. In his work as a psychiatrist he has seen the importance of self-esteem in counseling and therapy, and has discovered how raising self-esteem is fundamental to living a happier and more contented life. He is the author of Overcoming Alcohol Misuse (Orpen Press, 2011).
New and updated material has been added including a section on running parent groups alongside children's groups, as well as a brand new layout, fresh illustrations, an expanded theoretical section and extra activities.
Based on the author's extensive clinical experience, this activities book will equip and support teaching staff, therapists and carers in encouraging feelings of competence and self-worth in children and their families. It is primarily designed for use with individuals and groups of children aged 7-11, but the ideas can easily be adapted for both older and younger children and children with learning difficulties.
This fully photocopiable resource is invaluable for anyone looking for creative, practical ways of nurturing self-esteem in children.
School can be a difficult and stressful place for a child, and sometimes they just need a little bit of help to manage it all. That's where Arty comes in. He's an inner coach, here to help each child achieve their very best.
Offering children a creative way of helping to manage their own worries, Arty will help show children that they're not alone in their struggles and that they always have choices, even when stuff happens that they don't like. With practical guidance for parents and teachers on how to use the book and specific coaching activities, it is perfect for children aged 8-12, especially those who have a fear of failure.
Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless.
It’s a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet they’re consumed with doubt on the inside. Girls worry constantly about how they look, what people think, whether to try out for a sports team or school play, why they aren’t getting “perfect” grades, and how many likes and followers they have online.
Katty Kay and Claire Shipman use cutting-edge science and research, as well as proven methods of behavioral change, to reach girls just when they need it the most—the tween and teen years.
Packed with graphic novel strips; appealing illustrations; fun lists, quizzes, and challenges; and true stories from tons of real girls, The Confidence Code for Girls teaches girls to embrace risk, deal with failure, and be their most authentic selves.
If you or the girl in your life loved The Gutsy Girl or Rad American Women A-Z, you'll love this.
Carly often finds herself gazing through the gates of Paradise End. She fantasizes about discovering that she was swapped at birth, and is in fact the rightful owner of the beautiful, empty mansion.
She longs to escape the three-bedroom semi she shares with her ordinary parents, her revolting brother and annoying sister, to go and live in the palatial luxury of the fascinating house.
Then she meets Tia, the daughter of the new tenant of Paradise End, and Carly begins to realize that life behind the impressive pillars and long, elegant windows isn't anything like her dream.
The colorful illustrations in this unique picture book will encourage children to love their bodies from an early age. By learning about all the wonderful things bodies can do, and how each body is different and unique, children will be inspired to take good care of their bodies throughout their lives. Promoting respect for body diversity among children will also encourage kindness and help prevent bullying.
This book is ideal for children aged 4 and upwards to read at home or school, either alone or with a parent, family member, teacher or other caring professional.