Bounce: Help Your Child Build Resilience and Thrive in School, Sports, and Life
Bounce: Help Your Child Build Resilience and Thrive in School, Sports and Life is for parents, educators, community leaders and anyone who has an active interest in helping children to become resilient and realize their potential. The book presents the author’s vision of the seven pillars of the resilient child during the elementary school years, along with specific strategies for bolstering the resilience of your own child or the children you work with.
The Pillars of the Resilient child presented in this book include: Tolerating frustration and managing emotions; Navigating friendships and social pressures; sustaining focus on a single task and a larger goal; developing courage; Building motivation; Building confidence; and Creating optimism.
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What others are saying about “Bounce”
“Wonderful tool for any parent to help a child navigate through life’s challenges…”
” Some kids are naturally more resilient than others. But all youngsters experience frustrations, setbacks and failures. How they manage them and how their PARENTS manage them is key… This book offers valuable lessons for parents as well as children.”
“Dr. Lund demonstrates from personal experience and research what so many parents know: that resilience is a critical key to success for our children.”
“Relatable stories of real-life kids and their struggles, and offers clear strategies and tools in each chapter.”
“Filled with practical information and strategies for school and sports, Lund details principles (pillars) that will help children overcome situations that test them.”
“This book is great for parents who have an interest in helping their children to become resilient and realize their full potential.”
About the Author
Dr. Kate Lund is a licensed clinical psychologist and performance coach with more than 15 years experience. She has specialized training in medical psychology from Shriners Burn Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, all of which are affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lund uses a strengths-based approach in working with students, athletes, and teams to improve their mental game in sports, school, and life while helping them to reach their full potential.
Listen to Kate who was recently a special guest on the Sports Psychology Podcast/Sessions with Doc hosted by Master Mental Game Coach Dr. Patrick Cohn of Peak Performance Sports. You’ll learn cutting edge mental strategies to improve your mental toughness in sports. (19 minutes)