Do you freak out at small things? Do you yell at people or things when you don’t mean to? Do you you sometime cry or get scared and you aren’t sure why? Does it sometimes feel like your feelings control you?
All of these feelings are a normal part of life for everybody but sometimes they’re just too much and it seems like you’re the only one the planet that feels them.
Our brains are doing their best to help us out, but sometimes we get hurt instead. And sometimes we hurt people we love, too, because we just don’t know what to do with all of our feelings. With humor and patience, Dr. Faith G. Harper shows you the science behind why your brain is acting up and ideas for new ways to respond when you’re feeling scared, sad, anxious, or angry. You can train your brain to be your friend and help you live a happy, calm, and healthy life. If you have experienced trauma or if you have a hard time feeling good and getting along with other people, this book can help.
This is an adaptation of Dr. Faith’s bestselling book (which has an R-rated title), written for tweens, teens, and the adults trying to help them navigate it all.