It is strange to imagine that teenagers and young adults have already developed some of the habits that contribute to dysfunction in their lives. Yet in our work with young people and their reflections on the habits that prevent them from being their greatest, these were the 7 that came up tops
Attitude is everything, and if you’ve got a good one, you can be sure that your positive thinking will lead to positive results in life. But how do you keep that positive attitude up at all times?
As human beings we have the ability to be anything we want to be, from a pet psychologist, to a chef, to street vendor to a politician or an artist. This simply means we have the ability to DECIDE. Our decisions are sometimes based on our social or geographical context, or even our cultural or religious beliefs. From a very young age already, we are asked to decide: ‘What do you want to be?”
Who am I? How did I become? Of what history do I originate? …. Who am I?
This is a question so many of my friends and family ask often. We want to decipher and pick out what makes who we are.
Some say it is our memories, others say it is our ancestry; most say it is our learned mistakes and experiences. But is it really only that? If I were to combine all the ideas that have been thought and wished forwards, would that be the answer to the most thought question?????
Teenagers nowadays lead a complex life, and with social media and rapidly changing attitudes, it has become harder and harder for teens to express themselves. In our work with teens, they have told us that they wish they could tell their parents that
Our young people have put their heads together and come up with their top 12 movies to watch to keep ignited. Whether they’re a source of motivation and inspiration for you, or just a way to keep warm this winter and school holidays, we hope you enjoy these suggestions! If you have any more suggestions, do send them to us so that we can update our list.
Have you ever had a goal that you worked hard towards and then given up at a most critical moment, in fact that moment just before you strike gold?
Youth Month is a time when we commemorate the youth of 1976 who died for their ideals of equality and freedom for all. All the fanfare aside, we would like to take an honest look at the youth and have come up with a wishlist which summed up is: “that all youth could get equal chance to do what they love, to maximise their potential, and to contribute to society.”
As of late I’ve been giving, giving a lot of time, effort and resources to those around me. This is good in any normal situations and normally I enjoy giving to people, but as of late I have noticed that I’ve become exhausted and restless. I have no desire to do good out of wanting to do good. I feel as though I’ve exhausted my generosity and now it has changed some of my behavior.
This is not an easy blog to write, but I feel that in writing it that I will get to a different level of understanding and even being/doing.