Index A Abstract thinking, 116–117 Acceptance, unconditional, 103–104 Acts of kindness, 235 Addiction, 70 Adolescents acceptable boundaries for, 318–320, 329 anger in, 191 brain development in, 63–64 choice between happiness and success for, 93 college admissions and, 93, 98–99 of color, 168–170 connection verging on control with, 218–219 countering the hype from media and society on, 57–59 criticism of, 90 deep breathing exercise for, 282 downtime for, 84 earned freedoms for, 333 family rituals with, 198 fear of creating pain for parents in, 99 fear of disappointing their parents in, 96–97 fostering connections with, 204 healthy peer relationships for, 69 heightened emotions in, 65 media misrepresentation of, 55–57 monitoring of, 320–321 nightly check-in with, 199–200 professional support for, 361–362 risk taking by, 32, 69–70 stress avoidance by, 271 as super learners, 65 using brain science to support development of, 65–70 wired to seek sensations, 65 Adolescents, Families, and Social Development: How Teens Construct Their Worlds, 318 Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), 227, 228, 229, 231 Advertising, 143–144 American Academy of Pediatrics, 148, 244, 379 Amygdala, 182 Anger, 191, 357 exercise for releasing, 278 Anti-Defamation League, 240 Anxiety and fear in children who have endured hardships, 153–154 of creating pain for parents, 99 of disappointing parents, 96–97, 317 of failure, 105 getting past, 106 professional help for, 103 as useful unpleasant emotions, 179 383 BuildingResilience4e.indb 383 3/5/20 2:02 PM
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