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129 Activities and Practices to Cultivate Kindness

By Lee-Anne Gray. Designed to help teens practice self-compassion and develop empathy, this easy-to-use resource addresses many common causes of anxiety and self-doubt. The 129 lift-out activities teach students positive techniques for tackling topics like procrastination, failure, bullying, anxiety, depression, ADHD, body image, trauma, and more. Each activity includes detailed teacher instructions and follow-up reflection questions. The book's worksheets are available for download from a companion website. Grades 7–12. Illustrated. Source notes. 8½" x 11". PESI. 221 pages. ©2017.

"For a teen, self-compassion opens the door to loving and gratifying relationships, the full unfolding of intelligence, and deep wellbeing in all domains. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Lee-Anne Gray offers the most clear, thorough and accessible guidance in teaching teens self-compassion that I have encountered or could imagine. My prayer is that anyone who is engaged with teens find their way to this book; the ripples will awaken consciousness everywhere."
—Tara Brach, PhD, Author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

"An exquisite collection of powerful practices that parents, teachers, and therapists can all share with the teens in their lives."
—Christopher Willard, PsyD, Author of Growing Up Mindful

"Among the keys to self-compassion, Lee-Ann Gray teaches, are mindful awareness, inner strength, and self-regulation. In this succinct manual, parents, teachers and clinicians are guided to impart these and other essential qualities to young people. It is guidance sorely needed in our culture."
—Gabor Maté, MD, Author of Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates And What You Can Do About It

"When offered by professionals with real personal experience with self-compassion, and when offered from the heart, the practices in this book can support teens in learning the skills of self-compassion. Ultimately this will free teens from the grips of what I fondly call Unkind Mind, and will allow them to thrive and bring their natural gifts in the world."
—Amy Saltzman, MD, Author of A Still Quiet Place for Teens

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
ING625-WBSCR 9781683730255 Activity book $29.99

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