Raising Worry-Free Girls: Helping Your Daughter Feel Braver, Stronger, and Smarter in an Anxious World
In a world fraught with worry and anxiety, veteran counselor Goff offers practical advice on how to instill bravery and strength in daughters, helping them understand why their brains are often working against them when they starts to worry and what they can do to fight back.
From the Back Cover You Can Help Your Daughter Overcome Anxiety and Worry It's surprising to find a girl who doesn't struggle with anxiety and worry--either in short episodes or for longer periods. For a variety of reasons, childhood anxiety rates are soaring, especially among girls. Today's parents need to know what contributes to anxiety and worry and how they can empower their daughters to overcome fears and live more courageously. In this immensely practical book, veteran counselor Sissy Goff shares how you can instill bravery and strength in your daughter. Addressing common age-specific issues, Goff gives you the tools to help you and your child understand why her brain is often working against her when she starts to worry and what she can do to fight back. With your help, she will find the anchoring truth of God's strong, safe love for her and the confidence she needs to thrive. I'm thankful that God has Sissy Goff in this world to come alongside girls and young women where they are as worriers and grow them gracefully with grit into warriors . --ELISABETH HASSELBECK, author of Point of View This is one of those parenting books that catches you off guard in the best possible way. As a dad of daughters, I read it thinking I would learn a lot about my kids, but I ended up finding out a lot about myself too. This guide will do wonders for families. --JON ACUFF, New York Times bestselling author of Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done Sissy Goff , MEd, LPC-MHSP, is the director of child and adolescent counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee. Since 1993, she has been helping girls and their parents find confidence in who they are and hope in who God is making them to be, both as individuals and as families. Sissy is the author of several books and a sought-after speaker for parenting events.