Teens! Here are some Career Truths no Teacher will teach you in School

Clearly speaking, the education system in most countries (specifically in Nigeria) is full of deceits. It does not only equip students with the necessary skills they need to be efficient in their future career, but also fails to inform them of such deficiencies. Instead, schools are determined to churn out a bunch of […]

Characteristics of passionate Teens

Passion is one thing that pushes humans towards accomplishing incredible feats. Just a quick look at the lives of some successful people would reveal that they are very passionate. Now I do understand that passion can also make people do stupid and unreasonable things. But for the purpose of this article, I am […]

Basic Nutrition Facts for Teens: What you should be eating

The key to achieving overall good health and growth for teens is through constant intake of a balanced and healthy diet. Unfortunately, many young people resent certain kinds of food while preferring the other. They particularly hate vegetables and beans, and could eat junks for the rest of their lives! But the side […]

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How best should Parents help Teens deal with Angst and such related Issues?

Angst is a type of feeling peculiar to teenagers whereby they constantly feel deep anxiety about nothing in particular or everything in general. In other words, teenage angst can either be as a result of identifiable issues such as bullying, academic stress, Peer Pressure and the need to belong or other issues […]

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Over-protective Parents! Here are the Side Effects of your parenting Style

Most parents are fond are over-protecting; infantilizing. This is despite teenagers’ efforts at asserting their independence, begging to be freed from the shackle that is parents’ over-protectiveness.  Truth is, most over-protective parents think they are actually doing the right thing for their children; keeping them safe from the world and its many troubles. […]

The Three unfortunate Ways that Poverty affects Teens

In places like Nigeria where millions of human beings live on less than one dollar per day, many teenagers are caught in the web of abject poverty. They are unable to help themselves, subjected to the undesirable conditions of life no one would ever desire- denial, want and shame. While many of […]

Helping Teenagers organize their Rooms: what Parents should do

One of the challenges parents face when raising teenagers is getting their teens to keep their rooms clean. Most teenagers’ rooms are typically in disarray (and most especially the boys), with clothes strewn across the floor, beds unmade  and all kinds of rubbish under the bed. Some of these rooms do not get […]

Some important Financial Advice Parents must give their Teens

In a world where even teenagers can become millionaires and successfully manage their financial resources if they so please, there are no justifiable reasons why parents should not teach their teens to become money wise. Therefore, teaching teens financial literacy is something that should start early in every teen’s life, made possible by […]

Why every Teenager should be actively involved in their School’s extracurricular activities

Most extracurricular activities in schools are generally fun, which is why it is surprising when some students would rather just avoid it and pursue some other interests they find more appealing. And I am like come on…we are talking about extracurricular activities; good stuff for you! Why would anybody in their right mind […]

The Fear of Failure: Understanding Teens’ Aversion to Failure and Ways to assist them

The fear of failure is one of the greatest obstacles to success; second only to laziness. And the unfortunate thing perhaps is the fact that this fear affects a lot people even more than laziness does. Teenagers are particularly affected, especially teenagers who study in places like Nigeria where their levels of intelligence […]

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