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The Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-Importance Clarifying An Enormous Cultural Change, This Text Shows Why So Many Young People Have Trouble With Empathy And Compassion, Struggle With Moral Values, And Are Stymied In The Face Of Adversity It Offers Advice On How Adults Can Help Kids Develop Self Worth, Setting Them On The Right Track To Productive, Balanced And Happy Lives



10 thoughts on “The Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-Importance

  1. says:

    I picked this book up because I was attracted to the subtitle Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self Importance As a tail end babyboomer who grew up during the 70s in California I technically don t fit the demo as far as the generations encompassed in GenMe as the author calls it, but as I read this book it became painfully obvious right away tha


  2. says:

    I definitely needed to read this book at this point in my life I have been struggling with many of things she discusses, both as a parent and as a Gen Me er who is trying to figure out my life path It was incredibly reassuring to hear I am not alone in not knowing what to do with being told my whole life how I can do anything I want Fear of failure, fear of making the w


  3. says:

    It is quite good and pretty spot on about the self esteem that just made kids today think they re entitled and better than anyone But, i feel that this author puts an idea that religion is needed as if that would help teach kids to beconsiderate of others or less self centered That is not true Religion doesn t have anything to do with how well a person would be in a society


  4. says:

    The author has some important ideas, but has a fartraditional conservative philosophy on the place of children in our society than I do, and this combined with her kids these days are all losers and need to get off my lawn attitude made the book less useful than it could be.It did remind me of the importance of reminding kids that they are parts of communities larger than thems


  5. says:

    I read recently a book about raising girls in a me culture and it worried me, mostly because I felt the logic of the author was so far from my own sense of of right and wrong After reading this book I feel so much better This book gives the keys to becoming good people, not just for kids but for anyone brave enough to try This book embraces the potential of ordinariness I can allow


  6. says:

    Oh, what an important read this was for me if you too were under the impression that building the self esteem of your child meant including words of praise, telling them how unique and so very special they are, then I d love to get your opinion after you read THIS book and yet wow it makes perfect, perfect sense what a ME focused world we ve become with huge senses of entitlement and w


  7. says:

    This book presents excellent points about issues facing our current and future generations of children young adults I would count myself in this generation, and had a lot to think about in reading this I think her disclaimer at the beginning that this book is not for people who experienced trauma should be duly noted It should also be noted that this is NOT a how to book Topics covered inc


  8. says:

    A useful book not only for parents but for anyone who works with young people There is a lot of interesting information about the causes and effects of the problems facing the everyone is exceptional phenomenon I do wish that there werepieces of practical advice for combating some of the effects Highly recommend.


  9. says:

    Catchy, but misleading title Our culture is currently fixated with this belief that being special, ie Mr Roger s feel goodedness is has ruined an entire generation.More adequately stated, false praise is creating egoism and emotional vulnerability Moral of the story be genuine in your appraisal of your children, their strengths as well as weaknesses, and this will guide you to guide them in their


  10. says:

    Awesome book Difficulties and disappointments are a part of life And we do our children a disservice when we overindulge them and praise them too much and shield them from the bad consequences of their actions As a society, we are raising children who think that they are better than everyone else who believe that they will be successful even famous who are used to and expect to get positive feedback o


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About the Author: Polly Young-Eisendrath

Polly Young Eisendrath, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst, psychologist, and psychotherapist in private practice She is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont and the founder and director of the Institute for Dialogue Therapy She is past president of the Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies and a founding member of the Vermont Institute for the Psychotherapies Polly is also the chairperson of Enlightening Conversations, a series of conversational conferences which bring together participants from the front lines of Buddhism and psychoanalysis Polly has published sixteen books, as well as many chapters and articles, that have been translated intothan twenty languages, including The Self Esteem Trap Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self Importance and Love Between Equals Relationship as a Spiritual Path.


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