Section 1: Introduction What is this book all about? Looking more closely at these different areas What's different about this book? Why do we need a book like this now? Myths Section 2: Top Tips for Teachers How does this book work? Managing difficult feelings Working with parents Section 3: Self-Awareness Topic 1. Identity Topic 2. Belonging Topic 3. Self-image Topic 4. Emotions Section 4: Relationships Topic 1. Communication Topic 2. Friendship Topic 3. Respect Topic 4. Trust Section 5: Confidence Topic 1. Self-Worth Topic 2. Independence Topic 3. Assertiveness Topic 4. Motivation Section 6: Seeking Solutions Topic 1. Self-Regulation Topic 2. Self-Belief Topic 3. Helpful Thinking Topic 4. Adaptability and Accepting Change Topic 5. Strengths Section 7: Growth Mindset Topic 1. Learning Topic 2. Effort Topic 3. Persistence Section 8: Caring Topic 1. Being Present Topic 2. Kindness Topic 3. Empathy Topic 4. Nurturing Yourself Section 9: Optimism Topic 1. Positive Thinking Topic 2. Hope Topic 3. Gratitude Topic 4. Humour
Susana Goncalves Viana is a qualified Educational Psychologist and a school and family coach. She is founder and CEO of SerutuFutures Ltd. Prior to that she worked for Achieving for Children as a Specialist Educational Psychologist for five years and the London Borough of Richmond as an Educational Psychologist for six years. She has also worked as a primary school teacher in both the UK and Portugal.