Learn how to be the optimistic parent of an optimistic child when we review the concrete strategies for making your children increasingly positive. This is not just pop psychology, but is a life-changing guide grounded in extensive clinical research. This session is based on the work of Martin Seligman whose book was described by one reviewer as having “grabbed me by the lapels!” Studies by Seligman and others show that even confirmed pessimists can learn to recognize their habitual way of talking to themselves and change it. Boost the immune system, and help the whole family to grow into a brighter outlook through self-talk, reframing negatives and using guided imagery.
Raising an Optimistic Child: Teaching Skills for Lifelong Resiliency