#037 YOUR Thoughts and Beliefs Impact Your Teens!

#037 YOUR Thoughts and Beliefs Impact Your Teens!

Teenagers inadvertently adopt our mindsets and beliefs! “Calm is contagious [ . . .] You can supplant any word you want for ‘calm’ — chaos is contagious, panic is contagious, stupid 100% is contagious, [ . . ] “So we...
#036 Shame, Blame, and Excuses!

#036 Shame, Blame, and Excuses!

When we blame others, it’s an attempt to avoid feelings something. “Blame doesn’t empower you. It keeps you stuck in a place you don’t want to be because you don’t want to make the temporary, but painful decision, to be responsible for the...
#035 Manipulation, People-Pleasing, and Manuals!

#035 Manipulation, People-Pleasing, and Manuals!

People-Pleasing is nothing more than socially acceptable manipulation. “Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” ~ Lao Tzu What is Manipulation? Trying to change or control other peoples’ actions, feelings, and/or...
#034 Are YOU Driving Your Teen Away?

#034 Are YOU Driving Your Teen Away?

When we try to change or fix our teens, we only push them away! “Quit fixing and start believing in others. [ . . .] You can give them the benefit of your experiences but you can’t give them experience. They need their own experiences and lessons to...
#033 What is Possible?

#033 What is Possible?

Far too often we limit ourselves because we never ask, “What IS possible?” “I dwell in Possibility”~ Emily Dickinson Have You Ever Limited Yourself with a Goal? I have done this, and I’ve seen both the parents and teens that I work with...