Teens have so much more pressure and access to information than we ever did growing up, which increases anxiety and stress and is a leading factor in Youth Mental Health struggles. Much of this anxiety is self imposed based on belief systems they develop through their peers and what they see in … [Read more...] about MANAGING ANXIETY
Another great lesson for our teens. Circumstances happen in life. A bad grade, a fight with a friend, not making the sports team or getting the part. It is very easy for our teens to just be angry and upset and find others to blame for the circumstance they find themselves in. This … [Read more...] about CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT DEFINE YOU
Maybe not the most subtle quote but it is accurate. Oftentimes, our teens allow their anxiety to get the best of them and what is a small setback, seems like the end of the world to them. They panic, get stressed and struggle to focus on what they really need to do tho solve the problem. It is … [Read more...] about THERE IS ALWAYS A SOLUTION!
Often our teens will hold back from engaging in a conversation for fear of how they sound or behave in ways that don’t support their core values because they want to feel included in a group. At the time, it may feel good to be accepted into that group but the more they wear a mask to hide who … [Read more...] about BEING YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF
I think this quote pretty much sums it up. It is important to teach our teens the values of boundaries and how to understand others reactions to them. Boundaries are meant to protect us from the things and people that don’t serve us. When we choose to set them, it is with a conscious intention … [Read more...] about BOUNDARIES AND WHY WE NEED THEM
Nothing feels better than being able to put a smile on someones face or changing the trajectory of their day with kindness. Teens have so much going on in their lives and are constantly learning to navigate the challenges of growing into adulthood. They share so much commonality in their … [Read more...] about TEACH KINDNESS
10 LESSONS YOUR TEENS SHOULD LEARN TO BE A SUCCESSFUL AND IMPACTFUL ADULT Growing up in an ever-changing life-changing day and information overload runs rampant, it is easy to lose sight of what is important and how to be mentally strong. Teens have so much more pressure on them now … [Read more...] about 10 LESSONS YOUR TEENS SHOULD LEARN TO BE A SUCCESSFUL AND IMPACTFUL ADULT
Oftentimes, our teens are stressed with the rigors of school, social interactions and finding their path in life. This sometimes results in frustration and they may say things out of anger or frustration that they don’t really mean. It is important to teach them just how powerful their words … [Read more...] about WORDS HAVE POWER