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Social Media Wellness

1st Edition

Helping Tweens and Teens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World

Ana Homayoun
eISBN-13: 9781506301310

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Solutions for navigating an ever-changing social media world

Today’s students face a challenging paradox: the digital tools they need to complete their work are often the source of their biggest distractions. Students can quickly become overwhelmed trying to manage the daily confluence of online interactions with schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and family life. Written by noted author and educator Ana Homayoun, Social Media Wellness is the first book to successfully decode the new language of social media for parents and educators and provide pragmatic solutions to help students:

Manage distractions 
Focus and prioritize 
Improve time-management
Become more organized and boost productivity
Decrease stress and build empathy

With fresh insights and a solutions-oriented perspective, this crucial guide will help parents, educators and students work together to promote healthy socialization, effective self-regulation, and overall safety and wellness.

Tips From Teens On Promoting Social Media Wellness

"Ana Homayoun has written the very book I’ve yearned for, a must-read for teachers and parents. I have been recommending Ana’s work for years, but Social Media Wellness is her best yet; a thorough, well-researched and eloquent resource for parents and teachers seeking guidance about how to help children navigate the treacherous, ever-changing waters of social media and the digital world."

—Jessica Lahey, Author of The Gift of Failure

"This is the book I’ve been waiting for. Ana Homayoun gives concrete strategies for parents to talk with their teens without using judgment and fear as tools. This is a guidebook you can pick up at anytime, and which your teen can read, too. I’ll be recommending it to everyone I know."

—Rachel Simmons, Author of The Curse of the Good Girl

Read About Ana Homayoun in the news:

NYTimes, The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers
NYTImes, How to Help Kids Disrupt ‘Bro Culture’
Pacific Standard, Holier Than Thou IPO: Snapchat and Effective Parenting, Emojis, Streaks, Stories, and Scores: What Parents Need to Know About Snapchat

Los Angeles Review of Books, Life and Death 2.0: When Your Grandmother Dies Online

Chicago Tribune, Social Media Footprints are Nothing New, So What Were those Harvard Students Thinking?  

Today Show, 9 Tips to Help Teens Manage Their Social Media Footprint

5 Ways Parents Can Help Kids Balance Social Media with the Real World

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ISBNs 9781483358185, 9781483358185, 9781483358185, 9781506301310, 9781506343075, 9781506343068, 1506301312
Language English
Number of Pages 240
Edition 1st