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Unselfie : why empathetic kids succeed in our all-about-me world / Michele Borba, Ed.D.

Borba, Michele, (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9781501110030
  • ISBN: 1501110039
  • Physical Description: xxi, 262 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2016.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-252) and index.
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Introduction: The hidden advantage of empathy and why it matters for our children -- Part One: Developing empathy. Empathetic children can recognize feelings : teaching emotional literacy ; Empathetic children have a moral identity : developing an ethical code ; Empathetic children understand the needs of others : instilling perspective taking and learning to walk in another's shoes ; Empathetic children have a moral imagination : reading to cultivate empathy -- Part Two: Practicing empathy. Empathetic children can keep their cool : managing strong emotions and mastering self-regulation ; Empathetic children practice kindness : developing and exercising compassion every day ; Empathetic children think "us" not "them" : cultivating empathy through teamwork and collaboration -- Part Three: Living empathy. Empathetic children stick their necks out : promoting moral courage ; Empathetic children want to make a difference : growing changemakers and altruistic leaders -- Epilogue: The empathy advantage : the seven most creative ways to give children the edge they need to succeed.
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"Bestselling author Michele Borba offers a 9-step program to help parents cultivate empathy in children, from birth to young adulthood--and explains why developing a healthy sense of empathy is a key predictor of which kids will thrive and succeed in the future. In our hyper-connected, social-media-saturated society, many of us (especially young people) are so obsessed with snapping "selfies" and living a virtual life online that we're forgetting how to care for the people right in front of us IRL (that's "in real life"). The resulting Selfie Syndrome is leading to an empathy crisis among today's youth--teens today are forty percent less empathetic than they were just a generation ago, and narcissism has increased fifty-eight percent during that same period. But there is a solution: studies show that the antidote to Selfie Syndrome is empathy. And the good news is that empathy can actually be cultivated in children, starting even before they can talk. In UnSelfie, esteemed educator Dr. Michele Borba presents new and compelling research that explains how to impart this key skill to kids--whether it's teaching toddlers how to comfort one another or giving teens the tools to stand up to bullying--and why empathy paves the way for future happiness and success. Caring about others isn't just about playing nice; it's a skill that's vital for children's mental health, leadership skills, and continued well-being, today and tomorrow. Dr. Borba's 9-step plan for raising successful, happy kids who also are kind, moral, courageous, and resilient provides a revolutionary new framework for learning empathy. Empathetic kids will thrive in the future, but the seeds of success can be planted today--one habit at a time"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Empathy.
Interpersonal relations.
Child rearing.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General.
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child.
PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations.

Introduction---The Hidden Advantage of Empathy and Why It Matters for Our Children xi
Chapter 1 Empathetic Children Can Recognize Feelings
Teaching Emotional Literacy
Chapter 2 Empathetic Children Have a Moral Identity
Developing an Ethical Code
Chapter 3 Empathetic Children Understand the Needs of Others
Instilling Perspective Taking and Learning to Walk in Another's Shoes
Chapter 4 Empathetic Children Have a Moral Imagination
Reading to Cultivate Empathy
Chapter 5 Empathetic Children Can Keep Their Cool
Managing Strong Emotions and Mastering Self-Regulation
Chapter 6 Empathetic Children Practice Kindness
Developing and Exercising Compassion Every Day
Chapter 7 Empathetic Children Think "Us" Not "Them"
Cultivating Empathy Through Teamwork and Collaboration
Chapter 8 Empathetic Children Stick Their Necks Out
Promoting Moral Courage
Chapter 9 Empathetic Children Want to Make a Difference
Growing Changemakers and Altruistic Leaders
Epilogue The Empathy Advantage: The Seven Most Creative Ways to Give Children the Edge They Need to Succeed 215(12)
Acknowledgments 227(4)
Notes 231(22)
Index 253

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