The book teaches children to listen to and talk about feelings. They learn to manage the full range of their emotions — including anxiety, anger, depression, and being overwhelmed — without hurting others. It also improves self-esteem and emotional literacy which helps curb and prevent bullying.
Positive self image and self-esteem is proven to:
- Reduce acting out and bad behavior.
- Lower children’s stress and anxiety.
- Promote the development of healthy relationships.
- Help children resist peer pressure.
Companion to The Mouse, the Monster and Me.
Includes simple and fun activities and exercises to help reinforce the lessons. Previous editions of Liking Myself and the companion The Mouse, the Monster and Me sold over 500,000 copies!
‘’Liking Myself emphasizes that assertiveness is not aggression, and that teaching children to be strong and self - confident individuals gives them a head start toward a positive attitude for success in later life.’’ — Early Childhood Education Journal
‘’This fun, happy, positive book is very enjoyable and rewarding to read through and discuss with your child.’’ — Vancouver Parent’s Guide
‘’A great little book to read with kids. Very helpful when working with 5 – 11year - olds.’’ — Child Psychologist
‘’These books are positive, brief, and produced in a very interesting manner. Elementary school counselors and teachers can certainly use these practical books effectively with their students. Individual children can also benefit from them.’’ — The Personnel and Guidance Journal.
‘’Valuable resources for building self - esteem and emotional stability. Highly recommended. ‘’ — The Midwest Book Review