In the last week or so I’ve been seeing quite a lot of young people/teenagers who are struggling with anxiety and stress. And one of the common denominators behind this is the way they think. They’ll be thinking about all the stuff that can go wrong, like: “What if I don’t pass that exam?” “What

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Recently, a friend of mine asked me why it is that I enjoy working with teenagers so much. And she thought, “Wouldn’t working with adults be easier? They have more life experience and more learning to reflect on.” I thought about this and I was like “No, actually I prefer working with teenagers potentially for

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As a parent, one of the most frustrating things you experience with your teenagers is when you feel like you simply can’t get through to them or they just ignore you. This may be true, but it’s much more likely that they simply haven’t registered what it is that you’re asking them to do. Your

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Just this week, it’s been freezing outside in Adelaide Hills, so I spent some time in the warmth of my home office reflecting on my week working with teenagers. One thing that I’ve started to notice more and more in teenagers nowadays is that they’re really scared to try anything new. And as such, failure

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