Optimism and pessimism are states of mind that can have a profound impact on how we interact with the world. They can impact our physical and mental health and even our long term outlook on life. In today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at the importance of Optimism, it’s impact on us and how we can improve our lives by training ourselves to think more optimistically. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 167 “Optimism”
Moods have an important influence on how we handle the world around us. We all have external trigger points that can alter our moods. But did you know you can control your own mood? On today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at the importance of our moods and how we can choose what mood we want to experience. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 166 “Choosing Your Mood”
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. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 146 ”Loneliness and Social Isolation”