The Emotionally Intelligent Teen
Skills to Help You Deal with What You Feel, Build Stronger Relationships, and Boost Self-Confidence
Build a solid foundation for mental health and wellness with this fun and engaging guide--just for teens!
Do you ever feel misunderstood? Do you get upset easily, or struggle to manage difficult thoughts and feelings like sadness, anger, frustration, or worry? Does it feel like everything is just too stressful? If so, you're far from alone. Many teens struggle to balance their emotions and manage stress. The good news is that your generation is keenly aware of the importance of mental health. Awareness is a great first step, but you also need solid skills to successfully navigate your complex world, be your best, and reach your goals. This book can teach you those skills!
In this friendly guide, psychologist Melanie McNally offers proven-effective tools to help you cultivate emotional intelligence--the ability to identify and express your emotions in healthy ways. You'll gain a greater understanding of the connection between your emotions and your behavior, learn how to stay calm during stressful or anxiety provoking situations, and discover tips to help you manage conflict with your friends, family, teachers--or anyone in your life.
You'll find foundational skills to help you:
- Increase motivation
- Practice emotional self-awareness
- Identify your feelings
- Manage your moods
- Decrease your stress levels
- Set authentic and attainable goals
Emotions are powerful things. By learning to understand and balance your own emotions, you'll be empowered to take control of your goals, your dreams, and your mental well-being--now and into the future!
In these increasingly challenging times, kids and teens need mental health resources more than ever. With more than 1.6 million copies sold worldwide, Instant Help Books are easy to use, proven-effective, and recommended by therapists.
About this Author
Melanie McNally, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and brain coach who helps tweens, teens, and young adults become the superheroes of their life stories. She is a strong advocate for teen mental health, and was a White House panelist where she spoke about youth mental health needs. She is founder of Destination You, a place where tweens, teens, young adults, and their parents get support through virtual coaching, teletherapy, virtual groups, self-guided programs, and other resources.
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