Starving the Stress Gremlin
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- Ages: 12+
- Pages: 136
- Format: Paperback
- ISBN: 9781849053402
- Published: 2013
Watch out for the Stress Gremlin! He loves to feed on your stress, and as he gets bigger and bolder, you get more and more stressed! How can he be stopped? Don't give him any more stress to eat, and watch him and your stress disappear! Drawing on cognitive behavior therapy principles, this book is a valuable resource for helping children and young people understand and control their stress.
Starving the Stress Gremlin shows young people aged 10+ how they can manage their stress levels through a range of effective techniques. Engaging and fun activities as well as real life stories show how our thoughts are related to our behavior and emotions, allowing young people to understand why they get stressed, the effects of stress and how to 'starve' their Stress Gremlin! Designed to complete either on their own or with the help of a parent or practitioners, this workbook is a valuable stress management resource for mental health practitioners, youth workers, social workers and education staff.
Michelle's thoughts on Starving the Stress Gremlin
Kate Collins-Donnelly takes on stress in the form of a Gremlin in an interactive and informative workbook for children 10 years and older. Based on the principles of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, the workbook uses fun and engaging scenarios that will resonate with many of your students/clients. The real life stories from young people are a helpful way to show the reader that the "stress gremlin" is a part of lots of kids and adults. While designed to be a workbook that children can complete independently, the activities are designed to allow support when needed. Check our the other Gremlin books in the same series!