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"Never Enough?" - your thrive Thursday tip

Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends,

Although not surprised, I am over the moon to witness the incredible response and coverage of Tuesday’s launch of Jennifer Breheny Wallace’s book “Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic––and What We Can Do About It.”

I am one of the lucky ones who had the opportunity to read “Never Enough” this summer, before it was published. (Read to find out why!) So I can tell you with certainty that this book is not “one more thing” to read. It’s WHAT to read.

Your Thrive Thursday Tip: order your copy now!

Sharing a sampling of the many articles and interviews to read/watch/listen whilst you wait for your book to arrive!

(And for those local, mark your calendars for October 17th, as we are so excited to welcome Jennie back to Wilton, CT.)


The Wall Street Journal Book Review - Never Enough: How to Give Your Kids a Life

PEOPLE Magazine | : It’s Time to Let Go of Toxic Achievement Culture, Says New Book, 'Never Enough'

Teens are overwhelmed by pressure to achieve. How can parents restore balance? | KQED

Kids Need to Feel That They Matter - Let Grow


CBS Mornings How to raise kids without "toxic achievement culture"

Never Enough: Confronting Toxic Achievement Culture (with author Jennifer Wallace) - Lisa Damour, PhD

Kelly Corrigan Wonders Podcast: "Mattering in a Modern World"

@Second Shift Podcast with Jenny Galluzzo "How to Combat Toxic Achievement Culture"


About the Author

Vanessa Elias is a mental health activist, certified parent coach, speaker, and writer featured on NPR, PBS, and in the WSJ. She is the founder of Thrive with a Guide, LLC and serves as a group facilitator for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Block Party USA is her passion project. Vanessa helps parents achieve healthier family relationships and lasting, meaningful connections.


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