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Seven Best Things Smart Teens Do

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ISBN-10: 155874777X

ISBN-13: 9781558747777

Edition: 2000

Authors: John C. Friel, Linda D. Friel, John Friel

List price: $14.95
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In The Seven Worst Things Good Parents Do , therapists John and Linda Friel gave parents an easy-to-understand guide to overcome the seven worst mistakes even good parents make while raising children. Now they've written a book for teens based on the same formula: it includes the seven worst things even smart-and outwardly successful-teens do, and shows teens how they can change these behaviors and assure their success in life as they grow towards adulthood. This book was written expressly for teenagers as a unique roadmap into adulthood. It was designed to stimulate the brain as well as the heart because teenagers who listen to both can eventually negotiate adolescence successfully. It…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface: In the Beginning
Acknowledgments
Why You Should Read This Book
The Agony and the Ecstasy, the Power and the Glory
The Parrot, the Appalachian Science Student, the Suburban Lawyer, the Media Rep, the Murderers and the Vandal, and the Grace in South Central L.A.
Thumb Your Nose at Gravity
The Cockapoo and the Labrador
The Seven Best Things
Become Competent: You Can't Get Self-Esteem from Talking to Yourself in Front of the Mirror or Being Smothered with Praise
Master Your Feelings: Don't Let the Tail Wag the Dog
Break the Silence: It Takes So Much Energy to Silently Scream
Get Healthy Power: Learn to Respectfully Make Things Happen
Face the Serious Stuff: Some Things Are Too Big to Keep Buried
Find an Identity: From Accepting Without Question to Discovering Your Own Path
Start Learning to Stake Out the Extremes: It's the Universal Skill
The Labrador and the Cockapoo
Some Tips
Becoming Competent
Mastering Feelings
Breaking the Silence
Getting Healthy Power
Facing the Serious Stuff
Finding an Identity
Staking Out the Extremes
Bringing It All Back Home
And in the End
Why Seven?
Endnotes
Bibliography