The spiritual child : The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving. / Lisa Miller.
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- ISBN: 9781250032911 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
In The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality. She explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows that children who have a positive, active relationship to spirituality:* are 40% less likely to use and abuse substances* are 60% less likely to be depressed as teenagers* are 80% less likely to have dangerous or unprotected sex* have significantly more positive markers for thriving including an increased sense of meaning and purpose, and high levels of academic success. Combining cutting-edge research with broad anecdotal evidence from her work as a clinical psychologist to illustrate just how invaluable spirituality is to a child's mental and physical health, Miller translates these findings into practical advice for parents, giving them concrete ways to develop and encourage their children's—as well as their own—well-being....
Electronic reproduction. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 655 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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