Wellness: Mind & Body Collection
This book offers 101 tips to help de-stress, relax and enjoy the benefits of yoga, such as better posture, improved breathing and peace of mind without leaving your living room.
This book focuses on adolescents, who have to negotiate changing relationships with families and friends as they grow into young adulthood. Discusses how to handle general family disputes, nourish relationships with friends, and get along with siblings. Advice for healthy and safe socializing and recreation outside of the sphere of one's family is also offered.
This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.
This book describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ADD/ADHD, and offers advice for teenagers on how to deal with the problems it may cause while getting on with everyday life.
This educational resource defines the various issues that can arise for teens with access to smartphones, tablets, and other handy computerized devices. It provides ample resources for those who have a problem or know someone who needs their help.
Touching upon the practical, legal, and psychological aspects of divorce and examining healthy emotional outlets and coping mechanisms, this book reassures teens through the grieving process and shows them that acceptance is ultimately possible.
This book balances personal anecdotes from real young people in troubled situations with valuable resources to help out anyone who is homeless, providing real-world suggestions on how to stay off the streets for those who are homeless.
In this book, readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.
This book educates teens about suicide risk factors, suicidal thoughts, and how to cope with them.
Provides all the information teens need to understand stress, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Focuses on the emotional and physical effects of stress, why teens are at risk for stress-related problems, and how to address stress with lifestyle changes.
Examines what anxiety disorder is, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.
In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.
In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.
In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.
In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.
In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.
In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.
This guide provides the know-how needed to be a more effective manager. It shows how to understand your audience and communicate strategically, but also explains how to discover which delivery approach is right for you as well as providing what is needed to develop confidence, listen effectively, and give and receive feedback.
Examines the issues surrounding self-injury, a way that some people cope with serious psychological distress and overwhelming emotional pain. Self-injury includes cutting, burning, hitting, scraping, or any sort of deliberate wounding of the skin and tissue.
This book discusses the variety of forms that grief can take. It reminds readers that everybody has different responses to the death of a loved one and that those responses themselves change over time. Also discussed is the impact that the loss of a family member can have on the family members who remain. The concluding chapter discusses ways to memorialize and remember family members who have passed away.
This text teaches about the warning signs and manifestations-physical, emotional, psychological, and economic-of domestic violence. Inclusion of the often-overlooked topics of elder abuse and violence against LGBTQ youth makes this text indispensable. Finally, a discussion of ways to report family violence wraps up this essential tome.
This book explores how to cope with bullying, what peers can do to help, and how schools, parents, and communities can begin to rein in bad behavior.
This guide will help young women make sense of sexual abuse and sexual assault issues, emphasizing that the victim is never to blame. Readers will be armed with crucial information that will help them know what to do if it happens to them or their friends or loved ones.
This book offers students in grades seven to twelve practical ideas for working with teachers, parents, administrators, and other students to make their schools safe and welcoming for LGBTQ+ students. It covers forming Gay-Straight Alliances or similar clubs to organizing Pride days and working to support LGBTQ+-friendly policies and legislation through steps they can take to prevent bullying and make their schools safe and welcoming for everyone.
Explores the issues surrounding anxiety disorders. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
This book tackles readers' questions regarding anxiety and panic attacks, dispelling misconceptions and examining real-world scenarios that highlight important concepts and controversies.
This book explains different types of anxiety disorders, how to recognize and treat them, as well as diagnosis and treatment options.
From aerophobia to zoophobia, this book explores the many phobias that exist and the crippling effects they can have on phobics. An extensive list of phobias helps identify them, while treatment plans shed light on how to manage symptoms.
Through personal interviews and thorough research, this book explains the symptoms of depression as a disorder and offers suggestions for seeking help and receiving treatment.
Between standardized tests, extra-curricular activities, pressure from parents, and the strain of getting into college, school is more stressful than ever. This book teaches techniques to deal with the mounting pressure felt by students every day.
This book presents students with context for today’s concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.
This book shows the reader how to achieve real clarity of thought. It offers advice and methods on how to clear the mind and become less stressed, more productive, and more confident.
This book examines how PTSD affects individuals and families and empowers youth to cope with the PTSD of a parent. It explores root causes and provides tools for mitigating the sometimes-considerable stress of having a parent with PTSD, including personal and family therapy.
This book presents multiple aspects of disability in a mainstream culture, and how to deal with complications resulting from a parent's disability. It provides a guide for developing resilience and finding a voice. Special features include a segment on Myths and Facts, as well as an Ask the Specialist section.
This book combines objective facts with sensible guidance to navigate the subject of incarceration as it affects or has involved a parental figure. It informs both those wishing to learn more in order to help a friend or classmate, and those struggling with parents in the system. Special features include Myths and Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.
This book provides insight into the sources of body shaming, how to confront someone who body shames, and ways to cultivate a positive body image. A Myths and Facts sidebar helps correct misconceptions about whom body shaming affects, and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Counselor shares common queries for specialists who deal with body shaming and the issues that come with it.
This book helps teens with the sometimes intense emotions surrounding getting together and splitting up, empowering readers to solve their problems constructively, with empathy, and to seek help from others when necessary.
This book explores the alienation and rejection many youth experience from cyberbullying, a form of abuse that takes many forms and is often accompanied by social exclusion, physical abuse, and other perils.
This book defines hate and intolerance, explores the reasons some people express hate toward others, and gives readers a blueprint for recognizing and deflecting hate with nonviolence and kindness.
This book discusses the particular stresses faced by homeless teens as a result of poverty, natural disasters, and other causes.
This book offers a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the concept of social media anxiety, dispels many widespread myths and replaces them with up-to-date facts, while helping readers identify whether they are experiencing social media anxiety and offering them reliable strategies for dealing with it if they are. A Myths and Facts sidebar is also included.
Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.
The book contains advice about where depressed teens can turn to get the help that they need, interviews from medical professionals, information about risk factors for depression, and things depressed teens can do to try to combat their depression.
This book covers how stress is manifested physically, coping solutions for dealing with these issues, when to reach out for help, and profiles of individuals who have struggled with and overcome problems with stress and anxiety.
For a teen, it can be especially difficult to lose a family member or friend through death. This book explores the emotions involved and offers ways to get through this experience as well as how to support someone living through a loss.
This book teaches readers new techniques for dealing with their anger, as well as ways of avoiding arguments and disagreements.
Through expert advice and firsthand accounts from teens, readers can learn the warning signs of suicidal behavior, and how best to help others or themselves.
Discusses the differences between healthy eating patterns and anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating syndrome, emotional eating, night eating syndrome, orthorexia, pica, and other eating disorders.
This book describes the universal topic of dealing with emotions for an adolescent audience. It equips modern teenagers with an understanding of the mechanics behind stress and depression and gives them advice for dealing with these issues.
This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of foster families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a family with foster parents.
This book presents an authentic look at the phenomenon of LGBT families, and helps teen readers learn what it's like to live in a LGBT family.
This book discusses depressive disorders, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how depression occurs, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.
Living with Eating Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with eating disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Living with Depression features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with depression during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support.
Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness. Includes a further reading list, a directory of crisis helplines and related organizations, and an index.
This guide provides information for readers interested in the contemporary practice of, and research behind, mindfulness and meditation. It explores definitions of mindfulness and meditation, offers solutions for successfully incorporating them into our often-chaotic lives, and explains their many practical applications and benefits for practitioners.
This book presents an authentic look at how American families are changing, and helps teen readers understand what it's like to be part of a multiracial family.
Provides facts about sleep and sleep requirements for teens. Explains the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, sleep hygiene, and sleep disorders, including insomnia, delayed sleep phase syndrome, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, sleep walking, and enuresis (bedwetting). Covers sleep deprivation, explaining the physical and mental consequences of inadequate sleep.
Provides basic consumer health information for teens about common causes of stress, the effects of stress on the body and mind, and coping strategies.
Provides updated information about suicide risks, causes, and prevention for teens. Discusses mental health disorders and life-threatening behaviors linked to suicide risk, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and self-injury.
This book explains how bullying happens and offers solutions for teens to get through it safely.
This book explains how teens can end a relationship with their significant other with compassion and sensitivity, how to handle the emotional roller coaster of a breakup, and the different ways to heal and move forward.
Explores teen depression in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
This title examines how self-injury affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to self-injury, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.
This book offers advice for young people dealing with their own mental health issues or those of a loved one. A compilation of true stories by young adults facing the challenges of anxiety and depression, the book features compelling first-person accounts of panic attacks, suicidal depression, and self-harm, among other topics.
In first-person accounts, young adults discuss their efforts to overcome challenges including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.
In this book, young adults offer true-life tales that detail the price of addiction. Many of these first-person accounts highlight the fallout from a loved one's substance abuse issues, such as estrangement, neglect, and abuse.
This book contains first person narratives of teens confronting issues including adoption, divorce and illness and family problems.
This book contains first-person accounts of young adults finding their way as leaders and activists. The volume offers narratives that deal with topics including the influence a teacher has on a student, the importance of teamwork while participating in an artistic performance, and the impact that attending a rally against genocide has on a young adult
This book contains first-person accounts of teens struggling with attention-deficit disorder, dyslexia, Asperger's, and other issues.
This book contains true stories of teens dealing with issues such as the stinging criticism of their peers, stage fright, and the sense of isolation one can feel even in a large group of people.
This book contains first-person narratives of young adults coping with the death of someone close to them. As these teens work through their grief, they find strength within themselves while they struggle to move on from these tragedies.
This book examines the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, what it is like to live with PTSD, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.
This book examines studies that show stress can be good for teens, giving them the burst of adrenaline they need to win a race or give an important speech; but too much stress (often called burnout) can cause many different health problems.
This book examines the nature of teen suicide, what causes it, what it is like to live with it, and how or whether it can be treated or cured.
Provides a path for obtaining contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living.
In this book, readers learn about self-image, the mental picture that each person has of himself or herself. Psychologists explain that a person’s self-image is the product of the thinking self; it is the way each individual organizes all the facts that have been acquired over the years.
This book discusses the evolving understanding of how stress and anxiety affect people’s lives and includes the foremost research on treating these conditions. Personal stories give readers an intimate look at how others are managing these sometimes-debilitating conditions.