Social Phobia is something most of us experience at one time or another and at varying degrees of severity. It’s that nervous feeling you get if you speak in front of a group. That shy feeling you experience around others who aren’t in your inner circle. Or the self-consciousness you may experience out in public for any number or reasons.
But Social Phobia that is uncontrolled and severe can be crippling and lead to other issues.
On today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at what Social Phobia is, what causes it, how it can affect your life, and ultimately how to deal with it. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 159 ”Social Phobia”
Some people welcome new experiences and new people. They look forward to any opportunity to socialize. They’re often the first to introduce themselves and they jump into a conversation easily. Other people are quiet and shy, and prefer to warm up slowly to new people or situations. In today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll talk about what Shyness is, why people are shy and how to cope with shyness. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 158 “Shyness”
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”
What is identity theft? Why do teens have to worry about identity theft? What are some of the red flags of identity theft? How to stay safe from teen identity theft? What do you do if you think you were a victim of teen identity theft? Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 134 ”Teens and Identity Theft”
In today’s episode we’re going to discuss one of the most basic things we can impart on our teens, common courtesy. It’s a topic that’s often overlooked and taken for granted but one that can have a profound impact on our lives at just about every age. We’ll discuss how common courtesy has slipped during the digital age. Then we’ll look at some of the most basic forms of courtesy, most of which are very easy to follow and have long lasting benefits. Finally we’ll discuss how to encourage your teens to practice common courtesy into the future. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 117 “Common Courtesy”
This week we are discussing insecurities. What is does it mean to be insecure? What type of insecurities are there? What are the signs of insecurity? We’ll discuss all this and take a look at how to deal with insecurity this week on Insights Into Teens Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 109 “Insecurities”