Release Date: 01 March 2011
This CD/ebook pack for teens is packed with even great stuff for adolescents to help them realise their potential. The very bumpy ride from childhood to adulthood is dangerous and confusing and during adolescence we can all do some pretty dumb things. The good news is it's not your fault — mostly it's your brain's fault as it changes and develops. Your Kit Bag for a very bumpy ride includes downloadable ebooks, Brain Power and Chill 'n Skills, plus MP3s of audio tracks that will support and inspire you to stay healthy and help make the bumpy ride a bit smoother.
- Brain Power ebook
- Chill 'n Skills ebook
- The Very Bumpy Ride down the Yellow Brick Road — an audio information track for teens by Maggie Dent reflecting on how you can be the 'best you can be'
- Relax & Escape — audio relaxation visualisation
- My Best Report Ever — audio visualisation to help improve school results.
About the Author
Maggie Dent is an author, educator, and parenting and resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence. Maggie is a passionate advocate for the healthy, commonsense raising of children in order to strengthen families and communities. She has a broad perspective and range of experience that shapes her work, a slightly irreverent sense of humour and a depth of knowledge based on modern research and ancient wisdom that she shares passionately in a commonsense way.
Maggie grew up in a large family on a farm in rural south-west Western Australia with 4,000 acres and 10,000 sheep. Her childhood and adolescence were shadowed by low self-esteem, and this experience built the foundation for her work today.
She was a high-school teacher for 17 years before working as a counsellor with young people and their families, in suicide prevention and in palliative care. Her experience also included working as a radio announcer on ABC in WA, in the funeral industry, and as a marriage and funeral celebrant.
Maggie is a patron of the Bold Park Community School in Perth, the Peel Youth Services, Mandurah WA, and the WA Association of Teacher Assistants (WAATA).
Maggie the author Maggie is the author of five books, and a prolific creator of resources for parents, adolescents, teachers, educators and others who are interested in quietly improving their lives.
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