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Never enough : when achievement culture becomes toxic--and what we can do about it  Cover Image Book Book

Never enough : when achievement culture becomes toxic--and what we can do about it

Summary: "In Never Enough, reporter Jennifer Breheny Wallace investigates the deep roots of toxic achievement culture. Drawing on interviews with families, educators, and psychologists, she offers a humane view of the crisis plaguing today's teens and a practical framework for how to help"--

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  • ISBN: 9780593191866
  • ISBN: 0593191862
  • ISBN: 9780593191873
  • Physical Description: print
    xxi, 297 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Portfolio/Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2023]

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General Note:
Place of publication from publisher's website.
Includes discussion questions.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Running with their eyes closed -- Why are our kids "at risk"? : life inside the pressure cooker -- Name it to tame it : unpacking the deep roots of parental anxiety -- The power of mattering : untangling self-worth from achievement -- You first : your child's mattering resets on your own -- Taking the kettle off the heat : confronting grind culture -- Envy : coping with hyper-competition -- Greater expectations : adding value to the world protects them -- The ripple effect : unlocking mattering all around you -- Acknowledgments -- Resources: Taking action: at home ; Taking action: for educators ; Taking action: community efforts ; Recommended resources ; Book discussion questions.
Subject: Academic achievement Psychological aspects
Achievement motivation in adolescence
Performance in children
Overachievement
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adolescent
Academic achievement Psychological aspects
Achievement motivation in adolescence
Overachievement
Performance in children
Academic achievement
Achievement motivation in adolescence
Overachievement

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Athens Regional Library System.

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