We each have 1440 minutes in a day … using a couple of those to slow down and breath (and smile!) isn’t going to keep you from anything earth shattering and it might just help!
We all have hopes and dreams … but if we don’t plan and set goals we might as well be wishing on a star.
Of course sometimes we still need that star to wish on.
We all know that teens have great hopes and dreams for the future, but how do we help them get there? Having a goal is more than just an idea, it requires work and planning … learning to set goals is a skill.
Being able to set goals can help teens:
Take charge of their personal growth
See progress towards where they want to be
Improve time management
Amazing right!? Continue reading
I took this picture last week at the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic. It was beautiful and calming to watch the balloons inflate and rise just as the sun was peeking over the treeline.
It made me think about how important it is to carve out (even a little) time to do something to recharge yourself and to really be present in the moment.
How do you make time for yourself?
It’s the beginning of the school year and schedules can get crazy! Your teen may be dealing with homework, sports, activities, family time, friends and work all on top of school. It’s easy for some things to slide if young people aren’t organized and using their time wisely.
Teens can learn to monitor and schedule their time so they will be able to fit everything they need and want to do into their schedule. By managing themselves and their time effectively teens can reduce their stress and be more prepared when something unexpected comes their way. Continue reading