Threatened Loss One of the hardest losses of life is the threatened loss. The possibility is real, and the probability inevitable. But how do we equip the next generation to learn functional skills of resiliency when many so many adults are walking around wounded and struggling themselves? Dysfunction breeds dysfunction. Adolescence is hard … [Read more...]
How To Help Teens With Loss Series: The Relationship Loss
The Relationship Loss We are created to relate. Everyone longs to be loved, accepted, and feel secure. Relationships can rock our world; even more so when a relationship is lost. Such a loss is amplified when a teen is already experiencing changes physically and emotionally, and adapting hormonally. While outwardly the body may appear … [Read more...]
Are You Hooked?
Are you hooked? Have you engaged in the relaxation of being afloat a lake, on a boat, waiting for every signal to indicate you have hooked a “big one?” I like to go fishing and have reeled in many a fine catch that led to a wonderful meal. I like the sport and have learned much about life musing at the art of catching a fish. Following the bait, … [Read more...]