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

Jennifer Breheny Wallace (Author)
"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"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2023
Portfolio/Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [New York, New York], 2023
Self-help publications
xxi, 297 pages ; 24 cm
9780593191866, 0593191862
1354648827
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 rests 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
Place of publication from publisher's website
Includes discussion questions