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He's not lazy : empowering your son to believe in himself / by Price, Adam.;
Includes bibliographical references and index."On the surface, capable teenage boys may look lazy. But dig a little deeper ... and you'll often find conflicted boys who want to do well in middle and high school but are afraid to fail, and so do not try. This book can help you become an ally with your son, as he discovers greater self-confidence and accepts responsibility for his future"-- Provided by publisher."Boys may seem impervious to school pressures, but they often fear failure so much that they totally opt out. [This book] helps parents understand-- and constructively handle-- the underlying issues affecting their sons . A renowned expert on ADHD explains how to deal with a conflicted boy who really wants to do well, discover hidden obstacles to his success, develop his confidence, and empower him to accept responsibility for his own future"--|cProvided by publisher.Part I: He's not lazy. Let me reintroduce you to your son ; Shifting bodies, shifting minds ; If I only had a brain ; Leap before you look ; Big boys don't cry ; Too cool for school -- Part II: From conflict to change: the seeds of motivation. The paradoxical response and the plot for false independence ; Putting the self back in self-control ; Autonomy- a new way forward ; How to stop rescuing your son and start supporting his autonomy ; Helicopters, lawn mowers, and drones: why parents control their kids ; I think I can Connection -- Appendix: Homework predictor ; Backward planner ; The decision grid ; Exploring values ; The goal setter ; Worry log ; Thought journal.
Subjects: Teenage boys; Parenting.; Maturation (Psychology);
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Emerging adulthood : the winding road from the late teens through the twenties / by Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- A longer road to adulthood -- What is it like to be an emerging adult? : four profiles -- From conflict to companionship : a new relationship with parents -- Love and sex : new freedoms, new problems -- Meandering toward marriage -- Road through college : twists and turns -- Work : more than a job -- Digital natives : emerging adults' many media uses -- Sources of meaning : religious beliefs and values -- How important is social class? -- Wrong turns and dead ends -- Sometimes goodbye is a second chance : resilience in emerging adulthood -- Beyond emerging adulthood : what does it mean to become an adult? -- Notes -- References -- Index.In recent decades, the lives of people in their late teens and twenties have changed so dramatically that a new stage of life has developed. In his provocative work, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has identified the period of emerging adulthood as distinct from both the adolescence that precedes it and the young adulthood that comes in its wake. Arnett's new paradigm has received a surge of scholarly attention due to his book that launched the field, Emerging Adulthood. On the 10th Anniversary of the publication of his groundbreaking work, the second edition of Emerging Adulthood fully updates and expands Arnett's findings and includes brand new chapters on media use, social class issues, and the distinctive problems of this life stage. In spite of the challenges they face, Arnett explains that emerging adults are particularly skilled at maintaining contradictory emotions--they are confident while being wary, and optimistic in the face of large degrees of uncertainty. Merging stories from the lives of emerging adults themselves with decades of research, Arnett covers a wide range of topics, including love and sex, relationships with parents, experiences at college and work, and views of what it means to be an adult. He also refutes many of the negative stereotypes about emerging adults today, finding that they are not "lazy" but remarkably hard-working in most cases, and not "selfish" but rather concerned with making a contribution to improving the world. As the nature of American youth and the meaning of adulthood further evolve, Emerging Adulthood will continue to be essential reading for understanding the face of modern America.--Publisher description.
Subjects: Young adults.; Young adults; Maturation (Psychology); Adulthood.; Adulthood;
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The road less traveled : a new psychology of love, traditional values, and spiritual growth / by Peck, M. Scott(Morgan Scott),1936-2005.;
Introduction to the 25th anniversary ed. -- I. DISCIPLINE. Problems and pain -- Delaying gratification -- The sins of the father -- Problem-solving and time -- Responsibility -- Neuroses and character disorders -- Escape from freedom -- Dedication to reality -- Transference: the outdated map -- Openness to challenge -- Withholding truth -- Balancing -- The healthiness of depression -- Renunciation and rebirth -- II. LOVE. Love defined -- Falling in "love" -- The myth of romantic love -- More about ego boundaries -- Dependency -- Cathexis without love -- "Self-sacrifice" -- Love is not a feeling -- The work of attention -- The risk of loss -- The risk of independence -- The risk of commitment -- The risk of confrontation -- Love is disciplined -- Love is separateness -- Love and psychotherapy -- The mystery of love -- III. GROWTH AND RELIGION. World views and religion -- The religion of science -- The case of Kathy -- The case of Marcia -- The case of Theodore -- The baby and the bath water -- Scientific tunnel vision -- IV. GRACE. The miracle of health -- The miracle of the unconscious -- The miracle of serendipity -- The definition of grace -- The miracle of evolution -- The alpha and the omega -- Entropy and original sin -- The problem of evil -- The evolution of consciousness -- The nature of power -- Grace and mental illness: the myth of Orestes -- Resistance to grace -- The welcoming of grace.A new psychology of love, traditional values, and spiritual growth.
Subjects: Self-actualization (Psychology); Maturation (Psychology); Interpersonal relations.; Love.; Values.; Spirituality.;
© c2003., Touchstone,
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Shotgun lovesongs / by Butler, Nickolas,author.;
"Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town--Little Wing--and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. One of them never left, still farming the family's land that's been tilled for generations. Others did leave, went farther afield to make good, with varying degrees of success; as a rock star, commodities trader, rodeo stud. And seamlessly woven into their patchwork is Beth, whose presence among them--both then and now--fuels the kind of passion one comes to expect of lovesongs and rivalries. Now all four are home, in hopes of finding what could be real purchase in the world. The result is a shared memory only half-recreated, riddled with culture clashes between people who desperately wish to see themselves as the unified tribe they remember, but are confronted with how things have, in fact, changed. There is conflict here between longtime buddies, between husbands and wives--told with writing that is, frankly, gut-wrenching, and even heartbreaking. But there is also hope, healing, and at times, even heroism. It is strong, American stuff, not at all afraid of showing that we can be good, too--not just fallible and compromising. Shotgun Lovesongs is a remarkable and uncompromising saga that explores the age-old question of whether or not you can ever truly come home again--and the kind of steely faith and love returning requires"--
Subjects: Domestic fiction.; Psychological fiction.; Brothers; Homecoming; Sibling rivalry; Families; Change (Psychology); Maturation (Psychology);
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Guyland : the perilous world where boys become men / by Kimmel, Michael S.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-316) and index.Welcome to Guyland -- "What's the rush?" : Guyland as a new stage of development -- "Bros before hos" : the guy code -- High school : boot camp for Guyland -- The rites of almost-men : binge drinking, fraternity hazing, and the elephant walk -- Sports crazy -- Boys and their toys : Guyland's media -- Babes in Boyland : pornography -- Hooking up : sex in Guyland -- Predatory sex and party rape -- Girls in Guyland : eyes on the guys -- "Just guys".
Subjects: Young men; Masculinity; Maturation (Psychology); Man-woman relationships;
© 2009., Harpercollins,
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The 7 habits of highly effective people / [electronic resource]. by Covey, Stephen R.; Covey, Stephen R..;
Narrator: Stephen R. Covey.In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centred approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty and human dignity -- principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 367928 KB).
Subjects: Electronic books.; Success; Character.; Interpersonal relations.; Self-reliance.; Maturation (Psychology).; Success.; Self-realization.; Nonfiction.; Self-Improvement.;
© 2001., Simon & Schuster Audio,
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=130119&titleID=155588 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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The 7 habits of highly effective people : [electronic resource] : powerful lessons in personal change. by Covey, Stephen.;
When it was first published in 1989, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was an almost instant bestseller—and quickly became a permanent part of the cultural lexicon. With over 25 million copies sold worldwide in over 40 languages since its first publication, this book continues to help millions of readers become more effective in both their personal and professional lives.This is one of the rare books that has influenced presidents, CEOs, educators, and individuals all over the world not only to improve their businesses and careers but to live with integrity, service, dignity, and success in all areas of life. It has had an undeniable impact for the past 25 years—and will no doubt continue to be influential for many more.Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Success; Character.; Interpersonal relations.; Self-reliance.; Maturation (Psychology).; Success.; Self-realization.; Nonfiction.; Self-Improvement.;
© 2013.,
On-line resources: http://kirtland.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8A290703-8D25-4F5B-A7AD-41C119C56509 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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Fires in the wilderness : a story of the Civilian Conservation Corps boys / by Schatzer, Jeffery L.;
Jarek Sokolowski and some of his Polish American friends sign up for the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Depression and go to work in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, clearing land, fighting fires, and growing from boys into men.
Subjects: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Depressions; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Depressions; Bullies; Wildfires; Fires; Maturation (Psychology); Polish Americans;
© 2008., Mitten Press,
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Little Women [videorecording] / by Alcott, Louisa May,1832-1888.Little women.; Alvarado, Trini.; Armstrong, Gillian,1950-; Byrne, Gabriel,1950-; COLUMBIA PICTURES.; COLUMBIA TRISTAR HOME VIDEO (FIRM); DINOVI, DENISE.; Dunst, Kirsten,1982-; MATHIS, SAMANTHA.; Newman, Thomas,1955-; Ryder, Winona,1971-; Sarandon, Susan,1946-; SWICORD, ROBIN.;
Cast: Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Gabriel Byrne, Trini Alvarado, Samantha Mathis, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes.Story about the March family of four daughters and a strong mother (Sarandon) who, because her husband is away serving in the Army during the Civil War, must raise her "little women" on her own. The daughters include: spirited Jo (Ryder) who longs for a career as a writer; beautiful and conservative older sister Meg (Alvarado); fragile Beth (Danes); and the romantic Amy (Dunst/Mathis). Through the years, as they become women, the sisters share their most cherished and painful moments of self-discovery as their mother's pride and strength guide them through questions of independence, romance and virtue.Director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; production design, Jan Roelfs ; editor, Nicholas Beauman ; music, Thomas Newman.
Subjects: Sisters; Feature films.; Video recordings for the hearing impaired.; Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.; Family; Massachusetts.; Maturation (Psychology); Mothers and daughters; Young women;
© c2000., Columbia TriStar Home Video,
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Suicide prevention / by Bertini, Kristine,1955-;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction: Understanding suicide -- How suicidal thoughts can find their beginnings -- The development of suicidal thought as we age -- Our weaknesses and strengths in fighting suicidality -- Hope for those with suicidal predisposition : common-sense strategies for recovery -- Suicide prevention : warning signs and how to help -- Conclusion: The truth about suicide.The message and purpose of this book is both simple and essential: with a little knowledge and awareness, you can help save a life. This book provides details in recognizing the warning signs of someone who may be suicidal, and specific steps in how to intervene and prevent a suicide. Written specifically for mature high school students and college-aged individuals, Suicide Prevention will enable readers to understand why someone may be suicidal. It also empowers readers to give a suicidal individual hope and explains how to get that person help. The book explains why suicidal thoughts may develop and presents interventions for concerned others to help the suicidal person shift their mindset of hopelessness and find resources to heal. Vignettes and suicide prevention measures are provided to bring to life the interventions a concerned other can make that could save a life.--From dust jacket.
Subjects: Suicide; Suicide;
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