Being a teenager in 2018 vastly different then a generation ago. The influx of social media and cell phone usage by teens is at an all time high, which is both a blessing and a curse. Unfortunately teens use their social media accounts, as their primary gauge of popularity and self-worth, which puts added pressure onto parents to ensure they develop confident young adults. But there are 5 specific things that mothers can tell their daughters that will boost their self-confidence and self-image.
In 2020 alone, 73% of students reported having been bullied in their lifetime. Of that 73%, 44% of them pointed out that the bullying had happened to them within the past 30 days. While it might be easy to simply focus on students, it is important to note that the problem exists and is somewhat entrenched in today’s society.
She went from being bullied to becoming the bully. . . then creating a career to be an advocate to help those who both bullied and are bullies. Phew, talk about full-circle. Jessie Funk has two masters degree, in the home-run stretch of her Phd and is currently a therapist for male teens.
2020 has been a roller coast. Lets have some humor and wrap up the year with some laughter.
Meet Andrew and Anshul, two of the four founders of AUesome, a company that is bridging the digital and physical world of at-home therapy, one specialized kit at a time.
After 25+ years of combined non-profit management experience, Jessie and Brian breakdown the top 5 questions they get asked from teens regarding starting, launching and running a non-profit organization.