The Strength Switch
How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish
Unlock your children’s potential by helping them build their strengths.
This game-changing book shows us the extraordinary results of focusing on our children’s strengths rather than always trying to correct their weaknesses. Most parents struggle with this shift because they suffer from a negativity bias, thanks to evolutionary development, giving them “strengths-blindness.” By showing us how to flick the Strength Switch Lea demonstrates how we can not only help our children build resilience, optimism, and achievement but we can also help inoculate them against today’s pandemic of depression and anxiety. (Penguin Random House, July 2017)
The Strength Switch was named one of the top reads for 2017 by Greater Good Magazine, was the top new release in the parenting category on Amazon, and was named one of the top five best books on happiness for children by Five Books. It has been translated into Chinese, Korean, Taiwanese, Japanese, Hungarian, Arabic, Russian, and French.