Easy to implement activities and ideas to help young people to regard themselves, their abilities and the world around them in a positive light.
Many young people have low feelings of self-worth, and lack confidence in their skills and abilities. This can lead to anxiety and a fear of failure, and a ‘Why bother, I won’t be able to do it anyway’ approach to tasks and challenges they may encounter, and even deliberate sabotage of activities. Using the ideas in this book, young people can be helped to increase their optimism and discover a step by step approach to building competencies in different areas of their lives.
Includes: Self-belief; Expectations; Managing anxiety; Fear of failure; Building confidence; Valuing yourself; Developing optimism.