Summer is back! After taking a couple of weeks off to adjust to having a new baby in her home, she is back with us. Today we talkabout how Geology relates to the life of a teenager.
I spent the last four days with a group of teens walking through millions of years of geologic history. [...]
Last week we read an email from one of our listners who had a question about what to do because her friend always has a boyfriend. We were able to have the entire council today to respond to her question. There is a wealth of experience from both sides of this scenario in today’s discussion.
We recently received an email form a lister who requested a podcast on how someone might start trusting others even though it is difficult for them. Today Summer and I discuss some ideas that begin to answer that question. Some of the ideas that we talk about are learning to trust yourself, starting small, keeping [...]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Hopefully the Luck of the Irish will give you good fortune today. But how can you make your own luck? In today’s podcast Mat, Summer, and Chantel talk about how to be able to take advantage of the ‘lucky’ opportunities that come your way.
Does flattery help someone really build self esteem? Chantel begins our conversation about this topic with a quote from Randy Pausch. Then we discuss how to make sure that your compliments really build people up, rather than flatter them.
This week is the Teen Esteem Council’s 3rd birthday. It is also Valentine’s Day is this week. We were lucky to have almost all of our concil members for our recording today. The girls share some great ideas on how to love Valentine’s Day without a significant other or ‘Valentine’.
Before I get into the podcast description I want to announce the addition of another member of the Teen Esteem Council. Her name is Brianna and, as you will find out in this podcast, she is wonderful.
Today’s podcast continues our discussion of the 4 pillars (I will give anyone a $25 gift certificate if they [...]
We are happy to have Rachel back with us again. Last week Rachel talked about how she realized that the paradigm, or worldview that she was living by was not working for her and how she changed it. Today she joins us to talk about the importance of making choices that take you toward what [...]
Today one of our long lost council members makes a return to the podcast. Aubin is here again with us today and she shares her experience with doing loca beauty pageants. She has some great insights, as a participant, on how pageants can help girls with their self confidence, help them develop new talents, and [...]
Today we have Cara and Chantel joining us again. They share some great thoughts about modesty. We talk about the pressure that teen girls face to wear revealing clothes. We also discuss why girls may choose to dress immodestly.