Today we continue our discussion on having difficult conversations with parents. We share the improtance of counselors and how you can talk to your parents if you think you need to see a counselor. We also talk about how to set up the conversation so that you can get everything that you need to say [...]
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.
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 [...]
Summer and I had a marvelous opportunity to speak at the 24th Annual Conference on Child Abuse & Family Violence. We want to thank those who made the presentation possible. We also want to thank those who chose to come to our workshop on helping teen girls develop a positive self-esteem.
We had a lot of [...]
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 [...]
We talk a lot about self esteem. We have never talked about efficacy. So, what’s the difference? Why is efficacy important? Mat and Summer answer those questions and discuss how efficacy and esteem are related.
In this podcast Mat reveals the gift idea that never fails. You can’t go wrong if you follow his advice in buying gifts. We are in the month of December now and the tradition of buying and giving gifts can weigh heavy on people’s minds. We have a few ideas for those [...]
Aubin has been busy traveling the world and starting her higher education. It has been a long while since she has been on a podcast with us. In celebration of her return, she shared her adventures in Europe with us and talks about what it has been like for her to start [...]
Many teen girls spend a lot of time worrying about parts of themselves that they can’t change. In this podcast the Council discusses why that kind of thinking is damaging to self esteem. We also discuss tips that can help you accept those parts about you that you can’t change.
What does earthquake safety have to do with real life? (Besides saving your life if you are in an earthquake of course) The Teen Esteem Council Members take on the challenge of relating principles of earthquake safety to the every day lives of, well, everyone.