Nationally recognized author and speaker on gifted children, Dr. Jim Webb was at NOVA Middle School!

Nationally recognized author and speaker on gifted children, Dr. Jim Webb was at NOVA Middle School!

Dr. Jim Webb a nationally recognized author and speaker.

Dr. Jim Webb will discuss Managing Stress, Perfectionism, and Depression at the next Community Education Series. .

Stress, perfectionism, and depression are frequent in bright, highly capable/gifted children and are related to their intensity, sensitivity, and idealism. Although bright children need challenges, undue stress, perfectionism, and depression seldom come from the challenges of specific situations or tasks. Instead they are more likely to come from what these children say to themselves about the events and about themselves. This workshop focuses on such concepts as self-talk, irrational beliefs, and self-management of stress. Specific techniques are described to help prevent and overcome perfectionism and depression, along with ways to build habits of resiliency

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