Teen Self-Esteem

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How important is it for you to nurture your teens self-esteem? The best way to help your teen develop a sense of self is to teach them how to make good decisions in their life. When teens make good decisions, managing their life, they feel better about who they are. I want to introduce you to two of my online programs to help teens with their esteem issues and to help parents to show up for their teens in a conscious way. When parents react to their teens making mistakes, teens will feel badly about their mistake and beat themselves up and...

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Summertime Blah for Teens

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Tips for Keeping Teens Happy and Active During Summer Summer is about rest, relaxation and having fun, but for a teen who is growing bored at home, it can also be a recipe for disaster. Boredom can lead teens into trouble, so parents who want to keep their households in order will want to schedule some activities to keep their kids mentally stimulated and physically active throughout the summer months. 1. Summer Camp Camp can be an amazing experience for teens. Whether your son or daughter is interested in a summer job as a camp counselor or...

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The Importance of Positive Thinking!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Why Positive Thinking is Important for Teens You hear about positive thinking a lot these days, but what does it really mean? Everyone likes to be happy, but positive thinking goes far beyond what is in the forefront of our minds. Along with maintaining a good attitude, positive thinking is also about growing self-awareness and clearing negativity from the subconscious mind. For many adults who are working through this process, it becomes clear that much of their negativity was formed during the teen years, when many people begin comparing...

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Unexpressed Feelings: The Consequences for Teen Self Esteem

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

 The consequences of unexpressed feelings for teens regarding self esteem. We send young children mixed messages about how to handle their feelings. On the one hand, we tell them to express themselves, say what they feel and not be afraid to show their emotions. We also often tell them to stop throwing tantrums. Is this the right parenting strategy? Should we be tougher on our kids to make sure we don’t spoil them? Or, are we being so tough that we’re teaching them to stuff their feelings inside? It makes sense to teach kids to be strong....

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Is Teen Self Esteem Directly Related To Making Good Decisions?

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How Positive Teen Self Esteem Relates to Smart Decision Making Every time you make a smart decision, your self-esteem gets a boost. This is true regardless of your age, but it’s especially important for young teens. When teen choices are made intelligently, and teens are able to see the results of those choices, positive self-esteem develops. It also works in the opposite sense. Higher teen self esteem leads to making more positive choices. Good Decisions in Teens: Developing Self-esteem Self-esteem is about more than just feeling like you’re...

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Teaching Your Teen How To Handle Emotions

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When a Teen Clings to Negative Emotion Teen emotions can be difficult to figure out, especially when it seems like your teen is upset about something you view as silly. If your teen clings to small disappointments, such as failing a test or getting into an argument with a friend, she might need some help getting into a better emotional place. When a Teen Clings to a Negative Situation: Helping them Move Forward Positive Focus If possible, try to help your teen see the good in every situation. If she’s just been dumped, remind her that she is...

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Is Your Teen Depressed?

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Signs of Teen Depression You Should Never Ignore  The popularity of the hit Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” has brought a very important discussion about teen depression to dinner tables around the country. The show has been criticized for its graphic imagery and serious subject matter, but many parents are thankful. In a world where teen suicide is frighteningly common, parents want to know how they can help. All teens get moody now and again. Teen self esteem is always a struggle, and the high-school years tend to come with plenty of ups...

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Teaching Teens about Kindness

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Teaching Teens about Kindness  Teen kindness often seems fleeting. Compassion is a fundamental part of a healthy human mind, but good behavior must be taught. If you’re witnessing bullying or unflattering behavior from your daughter, it might be time to evaluate what you’re teaching her. Low teen self esteem often leads to the bad treatment of others. Encourage Leadership Try to teach your teens to stand up for what they believe is right. A lot of teens follow the crowd and fear making waves that could mess up their lives. If your daughter...

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How Parents Fighting Affects Teen Self Esteem

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Teen issues, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Does parents fighting affect your teen self esteem? Arguments involve a loss of control, so it makes sense that many parents lose track of how badly their fights affect their teenagers. You might assume that they understand things about the nature of adult arguments that they really do not. When Teens Blame Themselves It goes without saying that relationship problems can’t be worked out overnight. If you and your spouse are going through something, you should aim for progress, not perfection. However, while working on your relationship, take...

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Animal Cruelty: Watching for the Signs of Teen Violence

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Teen issues, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Animal Cruelty: Watching for the Signs of Teen Violence You know that you need to show your kids right from wrong, and a great way to do that is by teaching compassion toward animals. Most American households have a furry friend or two. Most parents assume that their children will be kind to those pets. Teen kindness is common, but it isn’t always a given. If you see behavior that worries you, such as animal cruelty, it’s important to pay attention. According to Psychology Today, any form of animal abuse could be a red flag for...

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