The New Year is a perfect time to set goals and resolutions for improving your health! This doesn’t just mean improving your physical health, your mental health is just as important!
Check out these self-help reads and focus on your mind in 2021.
Author Whitney Stewart introduces readers to the practice of mindfulness. With its roots in ancient Buddhist teachings, mindfulness—the practice of purposefully focusing attention on the present moment—can change a person's approach to stress, develop skills to handle anxiety and depression, and provide a sense of awareness and belonging.
Expert advice and encouragement are paired with exercises to help you face down your fears, let go of expectations, stop comparing yourself to others, and make your art with courage.
Packed with practical solutions and tips to stay on top of homework, develop a sense of time, manage digital distractions, and create easy-to-follow routines, this guide will help teens stop procrastinating and get their tasks done.
Teens can be extremely self-critical, and are often nicer to others than they are to themselves. In The Self-Compassionate Teen, psychologist Karen Bluth offers powerful, everyday self-compassion and mindfulness tools to help teen readers overcome self-judgment, stop comparing themselves to others, and cultivate the courage to be themselves.
With personal stories from his life, Odom asks the questions that will help you unlock your true potential and achieve your goals even when they seem impossible. These stories will inspire you, motivate you, and empower you for the greatness that lies ahead, whether you’re graduating from college, starting a new job, or just looking to live each day to the fullest.
Activist Miles McKenna came out on his YouTube channel in 2017, documenting his transition to help other teens navigate their identities and take charge of their own coming out stories. From that wisdom comes Out! the ultimate YA guide to the queer lifestyle. Find validation, inspiration, and support for your questions big and small-whether you're exploring your identity or seeking to understand the experience of an awesome queer person in your life.