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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, Rachel Simmons

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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, Rachel Simmons
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Enough as she is
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1018176096
Responsibility statement
Rachel Simmons
Sub title
how to help girls move beyond impossible standards of success to live healthy, happy, and fulfilling lives
Summary
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
Table Of Contents
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."
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