Barbara Holstein, Positive Psychologist, author and educator has
announced the release of 'Secrets, Diary Of A Gutsy Tween', a book that
helps teen girls develop self-esteem and resiliency
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Positive Psychologist And Author Barbara Becker Holstein Releases
'Secrets - Diary Of A Gutsy Teen', Book That Builds Self Esteem For
Diary of a Gutsy Teen' is written to offset the problem of the loss of
self-esteem and confidence and resiliency that happens around and after
Branch, NJ, February 2, 2015] The Always Super Bowl
designated with the hashtag #LikeAGirl has created massive public
awareness around the issue of the loss of self-esteem experienced by
teenage girls. The timing is fortuitous, as it comes during the week of
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein's latest book release about building
self-esteem for teenage girls, 'Secrets, Diary Of A Gutsy Teen'.
say that timing is everything," Dr. Holstein stated. "I was happy to
see Always release their Super Bowl commercial this weekend, as their
message creates real awareness around the teen self-esteem issue. The
release of 'Secrets', written to help teen girls develops self-esteem,
happens this week also."
"Psychologists and educators have known
for years that girls' confidence falls after puberty. But it
Always to have the guts and the money to sponsor an ad on Super Bowl
Sunday that was so moving that as one commentator said, 'Anyone with a
daughter can't help but get chills during the commercial.'"
did I write 'Secrets, Diary of a Gutsy Teen'? To offset the
problem of the loss of self-esteem, confidence and resiliency that
happens around and after puberty. Girls lose their enthusiasm about
their own talents and potential as they navigate the teens.
often leads to girls responding to peer pressures in ways that lead to
disastrous results, whether it is anoxia, drugs or early pregnancy,
etc. One way to offset these negative results is via role
models. The girl in 'Secrets' is a role model. She
diary that is full of the normal angst of growing up, but she has guts,
courage and a healthy dose of #Girl Power. She figures things
out, recovers from emotional blows and always 'runs like a
That means she is strong, resilient and successful."
celebrate the release of 'Secrets', Dr. Holstein will offer no-charge
copies of the book to the first 10 parents who contact her via email.
"Because the girl in 'Secrets'" Holstein concluded, "is
holding on to her confidence and resiliency through all of events and
feelings she must face, the same ones we faced, during our teenage
years. She is a great role model in the same manner as the 10
year olds in #Like a Girl. We must not let our girls lose their
confidence as they go through puberty."
Dr. Holstein also
recently released "The Truth, Diary Of A Gutsy Tween". The new book is
a revised and expanded edition of her very successful book, 'The Truth:
I'm a Girl, I'm Smart and I Know Everything'. The new book is published
by Sky Pony Press.
A Facebook page, thetruthforgirls, highlights
many of the topics woven into "The Truth". Articles, videos,
remarks, conversations, visuals, on this page center around many of the
issues that tweens face growing up. These include:
issues, quarreling in families, divorce, moving to a new home, a new
school, best friends, a crush, bullies, a death in the family, money
issues, not feeling pretty, feeling sad, feeling lonely, jealousy and
more. Dr. Holstein's book for teens and tweens is a first in using
fiction for embedding positive psychology concepts.
book in The Truth Series is “Secrets: Diary Of A Gutsy Teen”. In
'Secrets' the girl is 13 years old. She handles many adolescent issues,
including a crush, moving, a death in the family, feeling fat and
problems with girlfriends. 'Secrets' provides a book kids and
parents and grandparents can share and use as a sounding board for
needed communication between the generations.
Both “The Truth”
and “Secrets” are great for parents, grandparents, older siblings and
teachers to establish lines of communication with the tweens and teens
in their lives. Both books are being re-released by Sky Pony Press.
Dr. Holstein is available for media interviews and can be reached using
the information below or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All of her works are available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and all
other online retailers. More information is available at her website at
Barbara Becker Holstein, internationally known Positive Psychologist is
the creator of The Enchanted Self ®, a positive psychology method for
happiness. She is in private practice in Long Branch, New
with her husband, Dr. Russell M. Holstein.
Dr. Barbara can be
found on the web, interviewed, writing articles and posting video 'TED'
style talks on Happiness, Positive Psychology, Relationships
She has been a contributor to Heart and Soul,
Cosmopolitan Magazine, Redbook, Real Simple, The Wall Street Journal,
Time on line, the Today Show and Family Circle Magazine.
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein
170 Morris Ave.,
Long Branch, New Jersey 07740
Twitter: @truth4girls, and
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