Positive and empowering, this guide from mindset writer Matthew Syed is written to help children and teens overcome personal and emotional obstacles, reach their goals and become positive, productive adults.
Free Book Summaries for Teens
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEENS
by Sean Covey
Being a teenager is tough. You are supposed to fit in, excel at school, make your parents proud, and so on, but something is not right. There’s too much to do and not enough time. Your life feels out of your control, and your parents aren’t actually helping. You feel stressed out or depressed. Sean Covey wrote The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers to help you deal with your life. You’ll learn that all happy teenagers have a set of habits in common. They are not super smart or talented. Their secret weapon is just a set of habits – and you can build those habits too. If you want to change the world around you, begin with yourself. Build your self-confidence and character, then work on your relationships. To make it easier for you, we’ve picked the most useful ideas and action steps from this book, so you can start improving your life right away.
THE SUCCESS PRINCIPLES FOR TEENS
by Jack Canfield & Kent Healy
Have you ever wondered why some people are so successful, and others are not? The truth is, they are not born that way. It took them some time and effort to develop habits and skills that made them effective. Those habits and skills reflect some universal principles. They don’t depend on our circumstances. Even better, they can help us achieve so many different things, like good grades, great friendships, money, respect, happiness. But how do you discover those principles? Here’s great news—you don’t have to figure them out all by yourself. Jack Canfield did an awesome job collecting the 20 essential principles for you. His book, The Success Principles, is a kind of a roadmap – or a recipe – that you can follow with confidence. To make it even easier for you to follow this roadmap, we took his 20 principles and distilled them even further.
THE HOPEFULL LIFE by GLEN A. GERREYN
A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO HELP YOU LIVE THE YOU’VE ALWAYS DREAMT OF
Why fame is empty #23
Why we think our parents are old fashioned #25
That a guys in not the problem, nor the solution #30
That to die with hope is better than living with out it #38
The difference between loneliness and solitude #49
How to overcome depression #62
How to become a forward thinker #67
How to use stress as a tool to enhance your performance #82
Why uncertainty is your friend #91
How to find your Je ne sais quoi #98
Plus 92 more lessons for life…