Jenifer Fox, author of Your Child’s Strengths and an education expert, covers the three areas to watch for strengths: learning, relationships, and activities. The key is to embrace your teens strengths, even though on the surface they might seem “different.”
Unfortunately, a lot of teens perceive an unspoken message from their parents, the sense that they aren’t good enough. Teenagers rate pressure from parents as a major source of stress, and it might have something to do with focus. When parents fixate on how their teens can improve, rather than where they excel, teens can form a negative view of their own identity.
- How to bring the most authentic piece of yourself to the conversation.
- The truth about schools being set up for one type of learning.
- How project-based learning engages teens and touches on all areas of education.
- The relevance of Activity Strengths: Those things that light you up and get you energized. The captivating flow state where time flies and you’re always looking forward to it.
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