Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 102 “Creativity: Writing”

We’ll take a look at some of the benefits that creative writing offers to our teenagers.

Then we’ll talk to Madison about how she’s developed her creative writing skills over the years and what she personally gets from writing

Then we’ll take a look at where Madison is with her writing now, what her future in creative writing might look like and get some tips and advice for teens who might be interested in getting into creative writing.

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 101 “Creativity: Art”

This week we’ll discuss why art is important to the normal development of teens. We’ll look at why art is important and some of the key therapeutic and development benefits art offers teens.

Then we’ll take a deep dive in the Madison and her passion for art. We’ll discover how her journey into art started, her preferred medium for artistic expression, where she draws inspiration from and how she developed her own unique style of art.

Finally we’ll talk about the steps she took to pursue her passion. When did she first learn to draw, how COVID has affected her creativity, how does she motivate herself to create, how important parental and peer encouragement is and what kind of advice she can offer to others looking to pursue a passion in art.

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 67 “Balancing Emotions”

Teens face a deluge of emotions both positive and negative. Balancing those emotions and dealing with them can be a monumental challenge as they tackle all of the other issues associated with being a teenager.

This week we look at five different techniques to help you balance those emotions so you can deal with them, keep them in check and turn them into constructive aspects of your personality. We’ll look at how to ride the wave of emotions, discuss meditation and mindfulness techniques, explore how physical exercise can help, discuss the importance of sleep hygiene and look at how creative and being in the “flow” can improve focus.

All of the techniques we’ll talk about this week not only help to balance your emotions but have both psychological and physical benefits to them. Instead of resorting to medications to combat some of the more common issues in teens learning to balance your emotions can have the same lasting effects.

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 39 “Leadership”

This week we’re talking about teens and leadership. We’ll look at what leadership is, the traits of a good leader and why leadership skills are so important to teens as the grow up. We’ll also take a look at how parents can help teach their kids leadership skills and learn how to cope with the challenges of life both in their youth and as the progress into adulthood.