Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 156 ”Teens and Materialism”

Teens today are often described as being the most materialistic generation in history. 

Whether this is accurate or not, it’s hard to argue that many teens today do exhibit materialistic tendencies.

On this episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll explore teen materialism, we’ll take a look at the contributing factors, and we’ll look at how to help teens cope with materialism.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 154 ”Ranking Magic Kingdom Rides”

Fresh from our week in Disney and thanks to the creative thinking afforded by a 16 hour drive we decided to take a little departure from some of the hard hitting topics we’ve been talking about for a little fun. We’re going to take the next couple of episodes to dive into our reviews of some of the more popular rides and attractions in Disney World. On this week’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’re going to examine the Magic Kingdom.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 153 ”Teens and Beauty Standards”

Beauty is subjective and perceptive. Every day many people look into the mirror, thinking that they’d change so many things if they really could. They use beauty products to hide what they naturally have and what they don’t like. But when they try to fit into someone else’s definition of beauty, do they truly understand what beauty really is? On this episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll explore what beauty is, how it differs from culture to culture and the impact it has on us both physically  and psychologically

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 152 ”Improving Teen Communications”

Communication is the cornerstone to any successful relationship. Whether it’s between a parent and a child, spouses, fellow students, teachers or even in the work place the ability and willingness to effectively communicate often times is the different between success and failure at many levels. This podcast is a shining example of a method and desire to communicate, but there are many other less elaborate methods. On today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll discuss these methods and much more to hopefully help our audience become better communicators.

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Insights Into Teens: Episode 151 ”Managing Teen Expectations”

Expectations we place on our children are important. They help set the future, keep them focused and guide them through their formative years. But expectations must be realistic and achievable otherwise they risk having a detrimental effect on our kids. In today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll discuss the nature and importance of expectations and how to manage those expectations and keep them realistic.