The Grit Guide for Teens: A Workbook to Help You Build Perseverance, Self-Control, and a Growth Mindset
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Caren Baruch-Feldman PhD
- Publish Date: 2017-07-01
When the going gets tough, itâs time to get gritty. Written by a clinical-child and school psychologist and based in the latest research, The Grit Guide for Teens will help you build perseverance, resilience, self-control, and stamina.
As a teen, setting and reaching goals is an important part of growing up. Whether you want to do well in school, get into a good college, make friends, excel in sports, or master the fine arts or musicâyou know you need to persevere in order to succeed. Youâve probably heard the term âgritâ at school or from your parents, but what does it really mean?
Made popular by Angela Duckworth in her New York Times bestseller, the term âgrit,â embodies all the characteristics that help people accomplish the things they want, such as self-control, tenacity, and the ability to fail well. Using the skills outlined in this book, youâll develop both grit and a growth mind-setâa way of thinking that focuses on improvement and hard work in order to achieve any goal you set for yourself. Youâll learn how to make grit an everyday habit, turn disappointments into opportunities, embrace challenges, manage stress, and be the very best version of you that you can be.
Studies show that grit isnât something you have to be born withâit can be taught and learned! This book will give you everything you need to get gritty, open your mind to all lifeâs possibilities, and succeed in everything you do.