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Author: Eta Feuerman-Yaeger, Mrs.
February 4th, 2017
Originally published Queens Jewish Link 2016 Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined by Scott Barry Kaufman   Ungifted isn't a practical self-help book, but I am so excited to share what I got from it. Kaufman looks at concepts surrounding intelligence and how we typically define it. The author weaves in his personal story about ability and success; you can't help but feel the passion he has for the topic. Kaufman was diagnosed with a learning disa …
Author: Eta Feuerman-Yaeger, Mrs.
December 15th, 2016
Originally published Queens Jewish Link 2016   Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth Grit author and researcher Angela Duckworth wants readers to know that talent is not what makes success. Many people conceptualize success as happening because of talent, which makes success seem like the luck of the draw. However, studies show that effort is actually a much higher predictor of success than talent. Grit is the combi …
Author: Eta Feuerman-Yaeger, Mrs.
November 16th, 2016
Originally published Queens Jewish Link 2016   iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing Up. by Janell Burley Hofmann   This book will help you - be aware of the concerns involving parenting electronics - educate and discuss with your children about staying safe and healthy in the era of electronics   iRules is a readable and practical guide for parents on children's use of tec …
Writing Down Your Soul
Author: Eta Feuerman-Yaeger, Mrs.
October 4th, 2016
Originally published Queens Jewish Link 2016   Writing Down Your Soul: How to Activate and Listen to the Extraordinary Voice Within by Janet Conner       Writing Down Your Soul is a guide to journaling in order to express intense emotions and gain clarity. Beware: this book is fluffy! It's hard to discuss spiritual or inner concepts without getting fluffy because they are, by definition, on a different plane of existence. That …
How to Raise An Adult
Author: Eta Feuerman-Yaeger, Mrs.
September 19th, 2016
Originally printed in Queens Jewish Link 2016   How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims   How to Raise an Adult looks at the trend of overparenting and its long-term effects on children and their ability to succeed as adults. Children's paths to college now start before they even begin school, including the "right" preschools, excessive homework, and diverse ex …
The Mindful Way Through Depression
Author: Eta Feuerman-Yaeger, Mrs.
September 13th, 2016
Originally published in Queens Jewish Link 2016   The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn       This book is written by the originators of modern mindfulness practice, and I highly recommend it to help with managing depression and any other unpleasant feelings. I have always felt like depression is sort of a mystery: depress …