Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 148 ”Mental Health Stigma and Teens”

Many of our podcasts often conclude with the suggestion to seek professional help if the techniques we discuss on the show aren’t effective for you. The actual act of getting that level of help can in itself be a challenge.  There has long been a stigma surrounding mental health, both in teens and adults. Thankfully that has gotten significantly better over the years, but taking that first step to seek help is challenging and that’s what we’ll be discussing on this week’s episode of Insights Into Teens.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 144 “Magic and Bounty Hunting”

Today in our Disney Detective we’ll take a look at MagicBand Plus and some of the exciting new things they can unlock coming to a Theme Park near you.

Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy takes a look at an innovative new documentary coming out about famed special effects house ILM

And then we’ll finish up with our review of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 146 ”Loneliness and Social Isolation”

For many teens their social world is everything to them. Who they hang out with, the kids they relate to, and the extracurricular activities they participate in all help the teenager to define a sense of self.

Loneliness and social isolation are real issues for teens even without having to live through a pandemic. But add the required isolation associated with a pandemic on top of the normal sense of loneliness teens can feel and it quickly becomes overwhelming.

In today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at what causes loneliness and social isolation, the physical and mental health impacts on our teens and techniques to help combat these issues.

Insights Into Teens

Insights Into Teens: Episode 145 ”Body Insecurities”

Teenagers often face significant pressure to meet strict, unrealistic and harmful ideals around beauty, weight, and shape. The quest for a “perfect” body or appearance can take a heavy toll on a teenager’s confidence as well as their physical and mental health. In today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll talk about what you can do to help your child develop and maintain a healthy body image and self-esteem.