The Big Hug books grew out of letters sent to children and their families after their psychology sessions. Each book has its origins in a real need for a real child with a real problem and offers real strategies from a real psychologist. The heart-felt illustrations and simple words aim to simplify tricky situations and soothe strong emotions. The books aim to give children, and the people who care for them, a way to talk about problems.
Life is like the Wind focuses on the complexities around death, loss and grief. It acknowledges the range of feelings associated with losing a loved one whether human or non-human. This book aims to help children not to be frightened of their reactions, but to explore their beliefs, acknowledge that others may have different ideas and then work out the ways they want to acknowledge their loss and their feelings.
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Shona Innes is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. Since the 1980s she have been helping children, teens, adults and other psychologists to deal with challenges that come their way.
*No refund on this item - Was $42.95* *Reduced by 25% - Now $32.20* You won't find a simpler way to interact meaningfully and enjoyably with someone with memory impairment! Just sit down together, open this colourful and engaging book across both laps, and begin reading, reminiscing, and communing. The cheerful, engaging illustrations and straightforward text in "Wishing on a Star" describe favourite activities and experiences that fill each person's day. Individuals with memory impairment and their caregivers will enjoy the familiar and friendly images: waking up to the sound... More info
MAGIC ME is the second in a series of books (Who am I? being the first) by author Jane Wiesner to introduce children and adults to the magic of yoga. It is primarily a children's picture book for anyone interested in yoga - it is simply an interactive journey of fun for all age groups. Information has recently come to light on childhood obesity and depression. Yoga can help to remedy these problems by building physical stamina as well as emotional strength. It tones the body and helps... More info
Anxiety. It's an emotion that rears its head almost every day, from the normal worries and concerns that most of us experience, to outright fear when something scary happens, to the anxiety disorders that many kids live with daily. But what causes anxiety? And what can we do about it? All About Anxiety tackles these questions from every possible angle. Readers will learn what's going on in their brain and central nervous system when they feel anxious. They'll learn about the evolutionary reasons for fear and anxiety and that... More info