The Teen Girl's Anxiety Survival Guide
Publication Date: 02/01/2021
Publsher: New Harbinger Publications / Instant Help Imprint
Description: 10 powerful skills to help you deal with anxious thoughts and feelings—so you can get back to being a teen!
In a world where you face academic pressure, social media stress, and countless expectations from every direction, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. No wonder anxiety in teen girls is at an all-time high! Luckily, there are proven strategies you can learn to feel better, cope better, and live your life with more confidence.
In The Teen Girl’s Anxiety Survival Guide, you’ll find 10 strategies to help you cope with anxious thoughts and feelings in healthy ways. You’ll learn all about how anxiety works, and why you feel it; how to overcome negative thinking; mindfulness skills for calming your mind and body; and how self-compassion can help you cultivate a more positive outlook on life. You’ll also discover how to balance screen time and social media use; and strengthen relationships with family and friends, so you can get the support you need to be your best.
As a teen girl, sometimes you just need a space to breathe and be yourself. With this fun and friendly guide, you’ll learn to find that space within yourself—a place of your own where you can go anytime life feels a little too extra.
Book Review: “The powerful message that ‘self-care isn’t selfish’ sets the compassionate tone of this guide for teen girls addressing their anxieties. Hemmen provides friendly yet direct and clear guidance on how to move through the process of managing emotions and thoughts to arrive at a more desirable place. Engaging stories from older teens and young adults offer hope that anxieties can be overcome.”
—Mary K. Alvord, PhD, psychologist, and coauthor of Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens and Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents
“The Teen Girl’s Anxiety Survival Guide first conveys the powerful message that anxious brains are rewired through practicing daily skills. Using a lighthearted and down-to-earth approach, Hemmen then explains in simple yet profound ways how to reduce anxiety and improve overall wellness. Teen girls will naturally absorb the messages in this book through engaging with the numerous activities designed to promote self-reflection and positive self-talk—how cool is that?”
—Sheila Achar Josephs, PhD, psychologist, and author of Helping Your Anxious Teen
“Lucie Hemmen’s latest book is an essential guide to help teen girls face their fears, comfort their fears, and challenge distorted thoughts that lead to false alarms. With a compassionate and caring tone, teens can access wisdom that will impact the rest of their lives. Parents will love the idea of having a resource to replace nagging with knowledge they can offer their daughters.”
—Lara Honos-Webb, PhD, psychologist, speaker, and author of Six Super Skills for Executive Functioning and The Gift of ADHD