Teen Self-Esteem

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

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!

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

 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?

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

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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