Freeing your child from negative thinking [electronic resource] : powerful, practical strategies to build a lifetime of resilience, flexibility, and happiness / Tamar E. Chansky ; illustrations by Phillip Stern.
- 1st Da Capo Press ed.
- Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2008.
1 online resource (337 p.)
- Self-esteem in children.
Resilience (Personality trait) in children.
Parent and child.
- Electronic books.
- From a leading clinician and strong selling author, a guide for all parents navigating the uncharted territory of managing their child's negative mindset.
- CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION: OPENING UP THE VAULT 1; PART ONE CHANGING YOUR CHILD'S MIND; 1 Understanding Negative Thinking: Wired to Quit (Too Soon) 15; 2 Changing Your Child's Mind: Talking Backto the Negative Brain 35; 3 Weathering the Storm of Big, Negative Feelings: Inviting Them In, Working Them Out 69; 4 Shining the Light on Your Child's Unique Abilities: Finding and Applying Your Child's Strengths 101; 5 Going from the "No" to the "Know": The Master Plan for Overcoming Negative Thinking 125; PART TWO NEGATIVE MEETS WORLD: NAVIGATING THE GLITCHES OF LIFE
6 When Negativity Takes Hold: Does My Child Need Professional Help? 1557 Losing, Failure, and Jealousy (Oh My!): Walking Your Child Compassionately Through the Less Than Pleasant "Givens" of Life 183; 8 The Parents' Role: Teaching without Getting Tangled Up: How Not to Turn One Negative Person into Two 217; PART THREE TURNING ON THE AXIS OF POSSIBILITY; 9 Resilience to Go and Happiness to Stay 237; 10 Everyday Optimism: Planting Seeds for Sustainable Family Living 257; 11 Lighting Up the Future: Keeping Your Child on Track for the Long Run 287; APPENDIX: RESOURCE GUIDE 297; ENDNOTES 301
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 307INDEX 311
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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