Stop Making Excuses and Start Taking Risks: How to Get Over The Fear of Failure

Fear of Failure In life, some of the greatest rewards come from taking the greatest risks. You don’t want to experience the disappointment and heartbreak that can come with not accomplishing something you set out to do, but if you allow this fear to stop you from trying, you could miss out on a lot of what life has to offer. Unfortunately, for many people, this is exactly what happens. The fear of failure becomes paralyzing, and instead of trying, they tell themselves not to bother. Many people also blame others for their lack of...

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Mentor’s Have Been Proven To Help Teens Succeed In Their Lives!

Creating Positive Teen Influence As parents, we are the primary influences in our children’s lives, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t equally important for teens to have other adults they can bounce things off of. Even teens who have a great relationship with their parents won’t necessarily come to them with every little problem, and knowing your child has another trusted adult to turn to may help relax you a bit. 1. Having a Mentor Helps With Self-Esteem When teens see that teachers, pastors or other members of the...

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The Importance of The Right Teacher: Is Your Child Being Treated With Respect?

Teen Embarrassment from Teachers The other day at lunch, a friend and I were trying to figure out the proper amount to tip. I wished for a calculator, and she shared a story with me about why she’s so terrible at math. My friend said that when she was in school, a teacher made fun of her while she was having trouble doing a math problem on the board. The entire class laughed, and that experience traumatized her so severely that she has trouble attempting math problems to this day. Embarrassment Can Last a Lifetime I had a similar...

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What Energy Are You Creating? Three Reasons to Shift Your Thinking to The Positive

Shifting to Positive Thinking Have you ever stopped to question what energy you are putting out in the world or how this might affect your life? One of the deepest truths about life is that ‘you get what you give.’ This saying has been around a long time and for a good reason: Your beliefs and behaviors, above any outside circumstances, will affect what happens to you in life. Therefore, if you are constantly gossiping about others, being catty or whining about the negative things you have to deal with, you will see other gossipy,...

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Make Your Teenage Girl Understand Her Uniqueness Is Beautiful

Building Teen Self Esteem for Girls The definition of beauty has evolved into having a body that conforms to what the media has been marketing. The issue about defining realistic beauty has been critical in building self-esteem for teenage girls and as parents, we are obliged to make them understand the realistic measurement of beauty. We all know the truth that most of these picture-perfect bodies they see in advertisements are not all healthy in reality. We’ve heard so many cases of eating disorders and issues of low self-esteem in...

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The Importance of Self-Expression: When to Let go and Listen

Teen Self-Expression These days, it’s all too common for teenagers to suffer from emotional problems. It seems like every time you turn around, you hear about another of your child’s friends being medicated for these disorders, and it makes sense that you might fear your own teen going down a similar path. While these problems can arise because of a variety of reasons, there is one common issue that can be found among anyone who suffers this way: A lack of the ability to express emotions. Our bodies are built with a “fight...

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