Tag: adolescent

Accomplishing Goals in a Time of Uncertainty

These past few weeks have left many of us contemplating on the uncertainties within our lives. At the start of 2020 we may have set goals for ourselves to make this year the best year of our lives. We may have wanted to be the best athlete or learn a new skill. However, as the […]

A Corona Chronicle

I don’t know about a lot of other kids, but I actually miss school. Right now, I’m kind of having that pre-midsummer vacation sort of feeling. Nostalgic for school even though the school year isn’t over yet. The Coronavirus pandemic that’s currently a threat, makes me, and I’m sure many others feel frightened and distressed. […]

None of this is Normal

Loneliness – An epidemic that might grow in the time of Covid 19 There was a recent study out from Cigna that spoke to loneliness being a serious and growing issue among adults. I can’t imagine it is much different for our youth.  The study shared both the serious concerns this raises as well as […]

Missing the Rituals of Departure

Today from a Teenager’s Point of View It seems like it was just yesterday I walked into high school, a freshman in awe of all that was ahead of me. I looked at the seniors and thought they seemed so old, so cool, so comfortable with who they were. I couldn’t wait to be a […]

Looking Good on Paper — But At What Cost?

If you talk to any high school junior and senior today they would tell you these are some stressful times. The only thing adults seem to be able to talk to them about is what’s next? Where are you going to school? What are you going to study? How are your grades? Have you submitted […]