Protect Teens from Themselves

Protecting Our Teens from Themselves

It’s a common sight today to see a teen bowed over their smart device while frantically typing/taking/posting pictures on social media channels, or posting text messages. Shaking our heads and asking them to “put it away” from time to time is not working. We as adults must engage to protect our teens from themselves. If we don’t, the potential consequences of destroyed self-confidence and/or a spiral into despair leading more and more young people to suicidal thoughts/attempts will continue to escalate. We must parent more to protect our teens from themselves. Know Who They Know “It’s better to know...

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Give Back to Achieve Success

We’ve all heard the saying “it is better to give than receive”. But, when considering what truly makes someone successful in life, this saying is the foundation of real success. This is true for personal and professional success. Do Good and Good Will Come to You In a previous blog we discussed the Law of Attraction and the importance of “minding your mind”. In other words, if you think about failure, you will attract failure. The same can be said for giving back. If you want success in life, then you must help others to succeed. Sounds simple, right?...

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Teenage Suicide Claims More Lives than Active Shooters

All lives are precious. However, the most heart wrenching losses are undeniably the deaths of children. When it comes to our nation’s teenagers, the loss is very acute. Viewed on the cusp of adulthood, the future is bright, or at least it should be. However, teenage suicide is on the rise. The time to prevent these senseless deaths in America is NOW. The first step is to separate fact from fiction. Fact vs. Fiction It’s summer break for most teenagers right now, but before we know it the yellow buses will start appearing around town carrying our children to...

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