Everything a Band-Aid Can't Fix: A Teen's Guide to Healing and Dealing with Life

Everything a Band-Aid Can't Fix: A Teen's Guide to Healing and Dealing with Life

by Nicole Russell


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Dear ______,
This book was written for YOU and all the curious young adults who are looking for an instruction manual on how to deal with the craziness of the teen years. It’s a set of guidelines for understanding how to cope with feelings and experiences that aren’t always easy to share. It will help you master the ability to defeat adversity with or without the help of others; it will encourage you to speak out against the wrongs in your world and help protect yourself from them.

Self-care doesn’t require coverings.  So hold the Band-Aids and let’s get started.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634891479
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 313,162
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Nicole Russell is the co-founder and executive director of the Precious Dreams Foundation, where she has made a global impact on thousands of homeless and foster youth by teaching self-care and empowering young adults to harness their creative energies. She is a lead advocator for mental health, human rights, and the well-being of children. This New York native also inspires everyday people to become emotionally independent through her speaking engagements, private sessions, and seminars. Since the inception of Precious Dreams Foundation in 2012, Nicole’s accolades include GLAMOUR’s Everyday Hero of the Year, a spot on Observer’s Top 20 Heroes Under 40, and Walmart’s Community Playmaker Award, as well as a featured piece recognizing her efforts in O, The Oprah Magazine.

Table of Contents

Dear 1

Preface 3

1 Self-Comfort 101 5

2 Perfect Family, Anyone? 15

3 #AllThoughtsMatter 25

4 Bullies and People That Sting 33

5 What's Normal, Anyway? 47

6 How We're Raised 58

7 Don't Hurt Yourself 66

8 Higher Calling, Higher Education 80

9 Building Character 90

10 Level 10 Breakups and Crushes 103

11 Thinking Beyond Transition 117

12 Instant Comfort Tools 126

13 Have You Ever Lost Somebody? 138

14 Anger Issues, Anyone?! 146

15 Protect Yourself 156

16 The Outlook-Advancing Through Adversity 165

17 Giving Back Is Good for the Soul 179

18 Holding on to Your Childhood 186

19 Precious Dreams 192

Final Chapter: Just Have Fun! 202

About the Author 209

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