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Raising Confident, Happy Children
By Anthony Gunn

Raising Confident, Happy Children

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Raising Confident, Happy Children by Anthony Gunn

Book Description

What do you do when your son refuses to go to bed because of the monster in the cupboard? Or when your daughter panics before a school play? Or when the death of the family pet prompts anxiety that you're about to drop off the mortal coil? How can we possibly equip our children with all that they need to grow up confident, resilient and brave? Anthony Gunn, psychologist, author and father of a primary schooler, knows exactly how difficult it can be to raise children with a sense of strength and courage. In Raising Confident, Happy Children, he offers forty helpful approaches, explaining common fears and setbacks and how to combat them. From fear of spiders to conversation nerves, the book covers a whole range of issues that feed into how confident your child is in the world. Anthony also explains how parents can manage themselves so that they can support - but not smother - their children and allay myriad childhood fears, no matter how trivial.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781740667494
ISBN-10: 1740667492
Classification: Child care & upbringing , Age groups: children , Popular psychology
Format: Paperback (177mm x 127mm x 23mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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Walk Tall by Anthony Gunn Walk Tall, Hardback (July 2011)

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Fear is Power by Anthony Gunn Fear is Power, Paperback (June 2006)

Shows readers how to turn fear into an asset by building on the actual experience of up to 100 'fear professionals' - including shark divers, frontline police, extreme sportsmen/women, explorers, and more. This work contains insights that help to demystify fear and empower people to use it as a valuable personal ally.

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Author Biography - Anthony Gunn

Anthony Gunn is a registered psychologist working in the areas of counselling and health promotion in NSW. He has been helping people overcome their fears since he treated his own phobia of medical equipment - he had an operation on a collapsed lung in Honduras as a teenager, without anaesthetic. Anthony regularly speaks to sporting and social clubs, schools and professional institutions about psychology and fear, and has appeared on television with his carpet python, Ernie, and his bird-eating spider, Flossy. Raising Confident, Happy Children follows the success of his first books, Fear Is Power and Walking Tall.

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