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How to help a teenager with anxiety - Part 1 Social Anxiety shifting your mindset Sep 18, 2022

Part 1 - Shifting Mindset:

 

  • What comes up for you as the parent?
  • Let go of the impulse to rescue your teen and shift to the goal of helping them develop resilience.  
  • Shift to a love based mindset by focusing on compassion and gratitude



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How to help a teenager with anxiety - Part 3 Academics empowering your teenager Sep 18, 2022

 

How to help a teenager with anxiety - Part 3 Academics  

Part 3 - Empowerment:

 

  • Help teenager create awareness around their anxiety
  • Identify strategies for regaining composure - resilient vs rescue
  • Reframing circumstances

 

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How to help a teenager with anxiety - Part 2 Academics connecting with your teenager Sep 08, 2022

Part 2 - Building Connection:

 

  •  Ask curiosity questions
  •  Acknowledge what they say by repeating it back to them
  •  Validate their emotions

 

Our mission is to empower parents to choose love over fear regardless of the circumstances.

 

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How to help a teenager with anxiety - Part 1 Academics shifting your mindset Sep 08, 2022

Part 1 - Shifting your mindset:

 

  •  Develop awareness of your state of mind
  •  Shift to a love based mindset by focusing on compassion, forgiveness and gratitude
  •  Provide a safe place for your teenager to release their negative energy

 

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How to deal with a difficult teenager - Control to compassion empowering your teenager Aug 17, 2022

Three strategies

 

  • Shift from control to compassion
  • Build connection by being vulnerable
  • Empower your teenager to overcome the issue and build life skills.

 

Our mission is to empower parents to choose love over fear regardless of the circumstances.

 

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Anger Management for Teenagers - Emotional Intelligence Aug 06, 2022

An introduction to two key elements of emotional intelligence.

 

Self Awareness

Self Regulation

 

Helping your teenager to become more self aware and regulate their emotions is a gift that will serve them for the rest of their lives.

 

Jim White

Family Enrichment Coach

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High School Graduation - Is Your Teenager Going to Be Ready? empowering your teenager Jul 28, 2022

I attended a high school graduation party this weekend. As we were sharing a few moments with the mother of the graduate, I asked how she was doing and if she was ready for her son to head off to college.  She responded that she was ready because she felt like he was ready.  

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Help with an angry teenager empowering your teenager Jul 28, 2022

If you are struggling with an angry teenager, you are not alone.

 

Try a new perspective.

 

View your teenager’s outburst as an opportunity to show compassion and help them develop their emotional intelligence.  

 

A change in perspective … changes...

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Taking Care of Yourself is a Gift to Your Teenager family enrichment Jul 19, 2022

Question: What is it that you really want for your children?

 

Most parents will answer this question with a list of accomplishments.

 

  •  Do well in school
  •  Get into a good college
  •  Have a good group of friends
  •  Get a good job

 

When you extend this line of...

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How to Get My Teenager to Listen - Phone at the dinner table connecting with your teenager Jul 14, 2022

Today I am going to challenge you to adopt a new perspective when your teenager refuses to listen to your request to put their phone down during dinner.

 

See their resistance as a symptom of another issue. This is a sign that they need to reconnect. 

 

Two ways to build...

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How to Get My Teenager to Listen empowering your teenager family enrichment Jun 30, 2022

How to get your teenager to listen to your advice - Friends that are a bad influence.

 

Two points to consider:

 

Your teen needs to go through the experience of deciding for themselves that their friends are a bad influence. The parents' role is to coach and support them as they learn...

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How to Get My Teenager to Clean Their Room empowering your teenager Jun 24, 2022

  It is very common for a teenager’s bedroom to become a source of conflict.

 

Today, I am going to suggest a new perspective that turns this source of conflict into a teaching moment. This requires three steps.

 

  1. A shift in the parent’s perspective regarding the...
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