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SELF-COMPASSION: STOP BEATING YOURSELF UP AND LEAVE INSECURITY BEHIND
by Kristin Neff
(2011)

Kristin Neff, Ph.D., says that it’s time to “stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind.” SELF-COMPASSION: STOP BEATING YOURSELF UP AND LEAVE INSECURITY BEHIND offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest potential and a more contented, fulfilled life. Think of it like Spello-tape for your life!

 

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THE SISTER KNOT: WHY WE FIGHT, WHY WE'RE JEALOUS, AND WHY WE'LL LOVE EACH OTHER NO MATTER WHAT
by T. E. Apter
(2007)

Although this book focuses on relationships between sisters, I think you'll find it helpful. The chapter "Success and Insecurity: When One Sister Outshines the Other," includes particularly relevant information for you. You may be the younger brother of a curse-breaker, a dragon-tamer, aprefect, and two hilarious pranksters, but you are still amazing!

 

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by Leslie Becker-Phelps
(2014)

If you find yourself constantly on the alert, anxious, or worried when it comes to your significant other, you may suffer from anxious attachment, a fear of abandonment that is often rooted in early childhood experiences. In INSECURE IN LOVE, you'll learn how to overcome attachment anxiety using compassionate self-awareness, a technique that can help you recognize your negative thoughts or unhealthy behavior patterns and respond to them in a nurturing way—rather than beating yourself up. Insecurity has kept you from telling a certain bookworm with bushy hair how you really feel; Becker-Phelps' book might help you to open up!  

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30 DAYS TO FINDING AND KEEPING SASSY SIDEKICKS AND BFFS: A FRIENDSHIP GUIDE
by Clea Hantman
(2009)

Tired of always being the sidekick? Try out Clea Hantman's techniques for making and keeping new friends. We're fairly certain her tips won't work on Slytherins, but your sassy new non-Slytherin sidekicks may just make you feel like the leading man in your own life.  

 

 

 

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IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME? (AND OTHER CONCERNS)
by Mindy Kaling
(2011)

Do you suffer from FOMO (fear of missing out)? Mindy Kaling's hilarious bestseller offers a fun and entertaining way to vicariously work through your insecurities. We think Kaling's probably a Ravenclaw, but this muggle's struggles are pretty universal. 

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