Tired of the nagging? The disappointment? Being labeled an underachiever? Accused of “not working to your potential?” This is your book! Relying on her own background as a struggling learner and success as a life and academic coach, Dr. Donah provides a wealth of information and tools for improvement. Just in Case . . . School Sucks is a personal conversation with Dr. Donah, who spills her secrets for transforming “school sucks” into school success. Rarely do professionals write books that explain the brain to teens. Teens thrive when they understand their brain. Just in Case . . . School Sucks does it all, providing brain-based and brain-friendly explanations that make sense and immediately alleviate stress and improve self-esteem. Readers are encouraged to pick and choose the options that work best for their unique situations and personalities. The included Bonus Test-Taking Guide alone has already helped many feel more confident. This book is a win-win for all.
About the Author
Dr. Donah has acquired the local reputation as the “teen whisperer.” She has intervened on behalf of teens who have struggled and help them find their strengths as successful young adults and learners. Dr. Donah knows first- hand the difficulties of learning differently, She developed and used her own strategies over the years. After earning her Ph.D. in Romance Studies from Cornell University, Dr. Donah has taught at the university and high school level, is a certified personal trainer, and specializes in behavior change and life coaching. Additional certifications in HeartMath® and The LifeLine Technique® have added to her repertoire of skills she uses to coach trans and adults alike in reducing stress and creating positive change.