The Self-Love Workbook for Teens: A Transformative Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Build a Healthy Mindset, and Embrace Your True Self

The Self-Love Workbook for Teens: A Transformative Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Build a Healthy Mindset, and Embrace Your True Self

by Shainna Ali
The Self-Love Workbook for Teens: A Transformative Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Build a Healthy Mindset, and Embrace Your True Self

The Self-Love Workbook for Teens: A Transformative Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Build a Healthy Mindset, and Embrace Your True Self

by Shainna Ali


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Discover how to change your attitude, build confidence in who you are, and genuinely love yourself through the guided activities and real-world advice in this easy-to-use, friendly workbook for teens and young adults.

As a teen, life can be stressful, whether from worrying about looks, performance in school, relationships with friends and family, or societal pressures. It is easy for you to lose focus and feel like you’re not good enough. The Self-Love Workbook for Teens gives you the tools to conquer self-doubt and develop a healthy mindset. It includes fun, creative, and research-backed exercises, lessons, and tips, including:
  • Interactive activities
  • Reflective exercises
  • Journaling prompts
  • Actionable advice

Self-love is a journey, but it is the first step on the path to a happier, more fulfilling life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781646040100
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 03/17/2020
Series: Self-Love Books
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 142,616
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 Years

About the Author

Dr. Shainna Ali is a mental health counselor, educator, and advocate who is dedicated to highlighting the important role of mental health in fostering happiness, fulfillment, and overall wellness. She is the author of The Self-Love Workbook, The Self-Love Workbook for Teens, and Luna Finds Love Everywhere, and is the owner of Integrated Counseling Solutions, a counseling and consulting practice in Orlando, Florida. In her practice, she uses a strengths-based approach that empowers clients on their journey of self-love. Within the field of mental health, her areas of expertise include exploring identity and culture, fostering emotional intelligence, healing from trauma, and utilizing creative counseling methods. When she isn’t working, she invests in her self-love by practicing yoga, spending time with her loved ones, teaching dance, or exploring the world.

Dr. Shainna enjoys advocating for the importance of self-love and mental health at workshops and presentations, in the media, and through her Psychology Today–hosted blog, A Modern Mentality. She serves on the board for the Mental Health Association of Central Florida, has been named 30 under 30 by her alma mater, The University of Central Florida, was highlighted as an emerging leader by the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, and has been honored with the Pete Fischer Humanitarian Award by the Florida Counseling Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Self-Love 4

Defining Self-Love 4

The Importance of Self-Love 5

Self-Love for Teenagers 8

What Self-Love Isn't 10

Obstacles in Self-Love 11

Roadblocks to Self-Love 14

Preparing for Your Journey 14

Seven Segments of Self-Love 16

Chapter 2 Self-Awareness 18

All My Feels 19

Emotional Awareness 20

Emotional Equations 21

Emotional Intelligence 22

Intentionality 24

Mindfulness 25

Self-Knowledge 27

Highlighting Strengths 28

Finding Blind Spots 29

Feedback 30

Chapter 3 Self-Exploration 33

Getting to Know You 34

The Independent Interview 37

My Story 36

My Mission Statement 40

Cultural Exploration 42

Inner Conflict 43

Exploring Inner Conflict 44

Creative Exploration 45

Chapter 4 Self-Care 47

Fill Your Cup 48

Your Wellness 49

Your Wellness Domains 50

My Current Wellness 51

Current and Goal 53

Striving for Balance 54

100 Self-Care Strategies 54

Creative Self-Care 56

My Wellness Plan 58

Listening to Your Emotions 60

Coping Toolkit 62

Mandala 64

Journaling 65

My Comfort Zone 66

Self-Love Date 67

Exploring My Support System 68

Boring Self-Care 69

Challenging Self-Care 70

Chapter 5 Self-Esteem 72

Acknowledging My Worth 74

My Personal Qualities 75

Positive, Negative, or Neutral 75

Confident People 76

Exploring My Confidence 77

How Confident Am I? 78

Understanding Self-Efficacy 79

My Self-Efficacy 80

Role Models 81

My Inner Dialogue 82

Unhelpful Thinking 83

Challenging Unhelpful Thinking 83

Trash Toss 86

Petal Power: Improving Positive Self-Talk 88

Building Blocks 90

Motivational Messages 91

Encouragers 91

Inspirational Quotes 92

Affirmations 93

Send Yourself an Email 95

Chapter 6 Self-Kindness 97

Nice Notes 98

Body-Kindness 99

Listen to Your Heart 99

Selfie-Love 101

Making Healthy Choices 101

The Bully Versus the Friend 102

Room for Growth 105

The Gracious Gap 107

Filling in the Gap 108

Setback Slingshot 109

Self-Patience 110

Embracing Imperfection 111

Perfect 111

Self-Acceptance 112

Self-Forgiveness 113

Practicing Self-Forgiveness 114

Gifts of Gratitude 116

Chapter 7 Self-Respect 118

Values 119

Core Values 121

Congruence 124

Honoring My Values 125

The Many Hats We Wear 131

My Hat Collection 131

Boundary Ranges 133

Boundary Levels 135

Your Remote Control 137

Assertiveness 138

Testing Boundaries 139

Tips to Build Better Boundaries 140

Boundaries with Bullies 143

Healthy Relationships 144

Improving My Support System 146

Forgiveness 148

Apologies 149

Chapter 8 Self-Growth 152

The Perfect Peppered Moth 153

Hopes and Dreams 154

Visualization 154

Vision Board 155

Setting Self-Loving Goals 158

Career Planning 159

SMART Goals 161

Create SMART Goals 162

Short-Term and Long-Term Goals 163

Brainstorm Your Future Aspirations 163

30-Day Self-Love Challenge 164

30-Day Challenge 165

My Self-Growth Map 166

Self-Growth Map Reflections 167

Handling Setbacks 169

The Hidden Gift in Challenges 170

Applying a Silver Lining 172

Learned Lessons 172

My Support System 173

Who Supports Your Self-Growth? 174

Giving and Growing 176

Paying It Forward 177

Lifetime Learner 177

Mental Wellness 179

Bibliography 182

Acknowledgments 187

About the Author 188

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