Emotions are complex and at times can be overwhelming. Emotions help us deal with the world around us and to handle our experiences. On today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at how emotions help us, we’ll discuss some basic rules about emotions and we’ll look at tips on building emotional awareness. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 163 “Understanding Your Emotions”
Managing our emotional reactions is vital to learning how to control our emotions instead of letting our emotions control us. On today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll take a look at learning how to react well to emotions, understanding those emotions, and how to control those emotions. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 162 “Managing Your Emotional Reactions”
Similar to IQ, your “intellectual quotient” your emotional intelligence is a measure of how capable you are in handling your emotions. The difference between the two is that you can improve your emotional intelligence as you get older.
Today on Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at what Emotional Intelligence is, why it’s important and how to improve it. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 161 ”Emotional Intelligence”
Everyone has or will have to face the prospect of mental, physical or emotional burn out at some point in their lives. With the stress of school and pressures of socializing at an awkward age many teens reach a burn out phase early on. In this episode we’ll look at some of the signs and symptoms to keep an eye on. We’ll talk about some of the common causes of burn out. We will also look at ways to cope with burn out and how to recover from it while also understanding that burn out and stress, while they may be linked are two different and distinct problems to deal with. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 77 “Burnout”
What is Peer Acceptance? Why is it important? What impact does it have on our children? This week we’ll address these questions and talk about what exactly peer acceptance is. We’ll explore the importance of peer acceptance on the mental, social and moral development of our children. We’ll also look at what things affect peer acceptance. Why certain teens find it easier to gain acceptance than others. Why certain groups seem to naturally gather in their own groups and how to handle cliques and the lack of acceptance. We all yearn to be accepted. This week we discuss why, and why it benefits us. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 55 "Peer Acceptance"
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. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 39 “Leadership”