Happy, Healthy Minds
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Our minds are beautifully complicated and brilliant machines. For much of our lives, these machines run efficiently with minimal maintenance. However, just like our other organs, they do require some proper attention every now and then. Recognizing this at an early age can only help as children progress into adulthood.
Happy, Healthy Minds is a guide designed to help children become more aware of their emotional needs and examines a range of topics that might give their minds difficulties, for example:
- when parents don’t seem to understand us – when we’re finding it hard to make friends
- when school feels boring or difficult
- when we feel angry, or anxious, or lack confidence
There are atlases out there that describe the continents of the world. This book acts as an atlas to children’s minds, mapping out emotions and moods they may well have felt but not understood so clearly before.
We explore a range of common scenarios encountered by children and talk about some of the very best ideas to help deal with them. By offering a sympathetic and supportive framework, Happy, Healthy Minds encourages children to open up, explore their own feelings and face the dilemmas of growing up armed with a new degree of emotional intelligence.
About the Author
The School of Life is a global organization helping people lead more fulfilled lives. Through our range of books, gifts, and stationery we aim to prompt more thoughtful natures and help everyone to find fulfillment. The School of Life is a resource for exploring self-knowledge, relationships, work, socializing, finding calm, and enjoying culture through content, community, and conversation. You can find us online, in stores, and in welcoming spaces around the world offering classes, events, and one-to-one therapy sessions.
The School of Life is a rapidly growing global brand, with over 5 million YouTube subscribers, 327,000 Facebook followers, 135,000 Instagram followers and 152,000 Twitter followers. The School of Life Press brings together the thinking and ideas of the School of Life creative team under the direction of series editor, Alain de Botton. Their books share a coherent, curated message that speaks with one voice: calm, reassuring, and sane.
“Love the book! A great resource.” – Marla Conn, Readability
“This book is wonderful. My son and I dove right in and it’s compelling and helpful, a real treasure for helping kids understand their emotions. Written with just the right tone.” – Netgalley review
“This is a great resource to help children learn how to have a happier and healthier life especially in the way they think. My daughters loved this book. It’s definitely one we’ll return to again and again.” –Netgalley review