teenagers

Once more but with compassion!

A short article about learning to have self compassion when we keep falling down and realising that it is all part of learning and growth.

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Antidepressants are drugs.

Disclaimer: Do not abruptly stop most psychiatric drugs! Most psychiatric drugs are far more dangerous to take than people realize, but they also can become dangerous when discontinued too abruptly. Most have addictive qualities and can produce withdrawal symptoms that…

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Failure cannot cope with persistence.

Commitment to any given activity is a must for the successful person. You should give yourself 100 percent towards any particular task or activity you are engaged in. Whether it’s work, a hobby, or being with friends. You must concentrate…

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Lesson 5: Birds of a Feather Flock Together

NOTE: This is the 5th and final FREE chapter from David’s upcoming book called “The Top 10 Sayings that can Change your life! – Life Lessons for teens and young adults” To receive notification of when the final eBook with…

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Lesson 4: Where there is smoke there is (usually) fire. 

Twenty year old Sheri Dyer walked into her apartment sobbing. She threw down her back pack and ran into her bedroom, slamming the door closed. Layla, her older sister by 5 years, looked up from the book she was reading…

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Lesson 3: You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink!

“I’m really worried about my friend Amy, I think she is getting more and more depressed and doesn’t seem to realise what’s going on.”, said Gwen. Her school counsellor, Mrs. Wright looked at her with some concern and asked, “What…

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Lesson 2: Let’s cross that bridge when we get to it

Reece wandered into his psychology 101 class, looked around at the theatre like room with the hundred or so chairs leading upwards to the ceiling and smiled as he reflected for the umpteenth time how much the room looked much…

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Lesson 1: Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk

A class of teenagers are all waiting patiently early one Monday morning for their biology teacher to arrive for the morning’s lesson to see him walk in wearing his customary lab coat with a glass bottle of milk. He walks…

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