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Adolescence

Worried about your Teen?

20 things to AVOID when you’re Parenting a Teenager

By | 2016, Adolescence, Parenting, Teenage Advice, Teenager, Tweens | 2 Comments

As our children grow up everything starts to change. No sooner do we start feeling confident that we have this ‘parenting-lark’ sussed – that the goalposts start changing. Here are some pointers that will help you embark on the next stage, ( as your child embarks upon adolescence, ) with less trepidation. 1. Avoid All The Negative Hype : What irritates me beyond belief is all the negative press that teenagers seem to get. “They are rude, selfish, self-absorbed’ individuals.”…

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Child, Bullying, Parenting, Adolescence, Child, Teen, Teenager, Self-Esteem, Mindset, Motivation, Positive Thinking, Coping Strategies, Help, Support, Younger Self, NLP, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Time Line Therapy, Northern Ireland, Life Coach, Breakthrough Coach, The Mind Model, Self Esteem, Self Confidence

36 Tips for my Younger Self

By | 2016, Adolescence, Teenage Advice | No Comments

I regularly talk about my feelings of inadequacy that often plagued me during the years whilst I was a teenager. In fact many of these feelings carried on through to my adult life. But let’s face it – I am not alone. Many people are unable to resolve those old childhood emotions of low self worth. Do not mistake the fact that just because many of us feel bad about ourselves, that we must have had a tortuous childhood. This…

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Bullying, Parenting, Adolescence, Child, Teen, Teenager, Self-Esteem, Mindset, Motivation, Positive Thinking, Coping Strategies, Help, Support, Warning Signs, NLP, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Time Line Therapy, Northern Ireland, Life Coach, Breakthrough Coach, The Mind Model, Self Esteem, Self Confidence

Is your Child being bullied?

By | 2016, Adolescence, Bullying, Parenting, Teenager | No Comments

October is Bullying Prevention Month. “1 out 4 kids is bullied.” “43% fear harassment in the school changing rooms / toilets.” “80% of the time an argument with a bully ends up with a physical fight.” What is Bullying? If your child is being made to feel sad and miserable by someone else – then I believe that’s bullying. Whether it’s physical, verbal or cyber-bullying – I believe strongly that something needs to be done to stop this intimidation. In…

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