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The spiritual child [electronic resource] : The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving. Lisa Miller.

Miller, Lisa. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781250032911 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: 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....
Reproduction Note: 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).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Family & Relationships.
Psychology.
Religion & Spirituality.
Genre: Electronic books.

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