Teaching Your Teens How to Care About Their Actions in the World

Caring About Our World: Teaching Your Teens Compassion, Awareness and Balance We live in a society where bullying is all too common, and most of us are growing numb to the constant violence we regularly see on the evening news. If you’re worried about the way things are going, you’re not alone. It’s now more important than ever to teach our children compassion. Not only will it make the future better for everyone, but it will also cultivate teen self esteem. Teen Esteem: Teaching Love and Positivity in a Negative World Dealing with the dark...

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Does Your Daughter Like Her Body? Check Out The Mother Daughter Retreat!

Raising a Daughter Who Loves Her Body: Teen Self Esteem and Body Issues Women hate their bodies more than ever, according to a 2016 international study from Dove, which featured more than 10,500 females between the ages of 10 and 60. The unfortunate results of the research found that 89 percent of Australian women had cancelled a job interview or other important event due to feeling badly about how they looked. Many of the women blamed unrealistic beauty standards and the media for contributing to the problem. This type of body-image problem...

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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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