Tips to support a perfectionist teenager

The other day I put out an Instagram poll in my Story to ask all teenagers to tell me what was currently stressing them out the most. Besides the common answers like school and parents, I thought one answer was particularly useful to take up as a blog post and video idea.    A dear…

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How do you teach self-confidence to your child?

(Video in German with 🇺🇸🇧🇷🇵🇾 subtitles👍) Two weeks ago I put out a video asking parents what they think were important skills to learn for their children and teens. Their responses ranged from self-responsibility, finding a circle of friends, motivation and self-confidence.   Since self-confidence and motivation go hand in hand, I decided to take…

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Why try Active Listening with your Teen?

What is Active Listening & why should I use it? Have you ever been told “You don’t get it!” Sometimes it might be a tense situation you’re in and emotions are overwhelming. Other times your teen might have the feeling that they told you something and were misunderstood. Knowing how to apply Active Listening will…

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How to avoid misunderstandings?

Do you ever leave a conversation realizing that you were the only one talking and you didn’t learn anything about the other person? It might happen with a family member, friend or business partner.    Other times you might feel that others aren’t listening to you. That is most likely not due to your missing expertise…

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