When I write the phrase “youth empowerment”, I’m talking about young people of all ages, including very young children and very old teenagers.
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Radical Transparency with Children and Youth
How To Be Radically Transparent With Children and Youth Start when they’re young. While young people are still young, that’s the time to make be radically transparent with them. Having a transparent conversation with a 17 or 18 year old can be difficult, if only because they’re conditioned to accept adults obfuscating. By starting early,Continue reading “Radical Transparency with Children and Youth”
Mind, Heart, and Body in Heartspace
I was talking with one of my teenage nieces earlier today. Swapping stories, she said something about being afraid she thinks about things too much. It’s funny, because a lot of people say they think too much. Winnie The Pooh would get stuck in a conundrum, then command himself to “Think, think, think.” We’re all aContinue reading “Mind, Heart, and Body in Heartspace”