The Excellence of Play (1994) by Janet Moyles

It’s important to work on mental health from a young age. Issues like low self-esteem can lead to lasting effects while growing up, possibly leading to depression. It’s necessary to pay attention to the little things that can be done as a parent or teacher, to make sure a child is allowed to grow and learn. The impact of moving towards more individualised and engaging methods of learning rather than the traditional classroom platform has been fruitful. The Excellence of Play is an excellent book on how to give a child a well-rounded personality by incorporating play techniques in their everyday learning, along with making sure their interests are taken into account.

The Teenage Guide to Stress (2014) by Nicola Morgan

Teenage years are a confusing time – with hormonal and physical changes, coupled with social pressures, teenagers usually end up with teenage angst. The Teenage Guide to Stress explains how stress differs for adults and teenagers, and how a teenage mind perceives a stressful situation. The book looks at the different issues teenagers face: from bullying to anger, exams to depression; and techniques that can help prevent and overcome these difficulties.

Mental Health Issues and the University Student (2014) by Doris Iarovici

Starting university can be stressful: moving away from home to an unknown place, surrounded by a sea of unfamiliar faces, it can get overwhelming. But if you have the right tools to get through it, you could make it the best few years of your life. Our eBook, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, Mental Health Issues and the University Student is a guide to understanding not only your own problems, as a student, but it helps gain a better understanding of the issues your peers and friends may be facing as well.

How to Develop Emotional Health (2014) by Oliver James

It’s vital to understand yourself in order to be more emotionally healthy. This book, How to Develop Emotional Health emphasises how to important it is to have a strong sense of self if you’re going to overcome unhealthy habits and change your approach to living a more fulfilling life.

Understanding CBT: Develop Your Own Toolkit to Reduce Stress and Increase Well-Being (2014) by Stephen Palmer

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a form of psychotherapy wherein an individual develops personal coping methods to deal with everyday mental health issues. The book Understanding CBT: Develop Your Own Toolkit to Reduce Stress and Increase Well-Being is a guide on how to deal with everyday stress such as anxiety and anger, in a social or professional setting. This book gives practical techniques to change your thinking, your attitude and in turn, your behaviours.

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