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Enough as she is : how to help girls move beyond impossible standards of success to live healthy, happy, and fulfilling lives

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Offers advice to help parents guide teenage girls to recognize and reject perfectionist messages that lead to self-doubt, unfulfilling relationships, and fears of failure, and teach them self-compassion, how to take healthy risks, and the importance of finding support.

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Gorham Free Library 155.53 SIMMONS (Text)
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Newark Public Library 155.5 SIM (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780062438393
  • ISBN: 0062438395
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 270 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index.
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Introduction: Not enough as she is -- The college application industrial complex -- Girls and social media: the virtual second shift -- Can we fat talk? -- Overcoming self-doubt and closing the confidence gap -- Mental treadmills: expecting the worst and overthinking -- Turning self-criticism into self-compassion -- The cult of effortless perfection and the rise of stress olympics -- Control + alt + delete: the merits of changing course -- We can't give our children what we don't have -- The senior year slap in the face: life after college -- Conclusion: "Dearest daughter: lean inside."
Summary, etc.:
Offers advice to help parents guide teenage girls to recognize and reject perfectionist messages that lead to self-doubt, unfulfilling relationships, and fears of failure, and teach them self-compassion, how to take healthy risks, and the importance of finding support.
Subject: Teenage girls > Psychology.
Self-confidence in adolescence.
Teenage girls > Social life and customs.
Teenagers > Psychology.


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