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 […]

Do you study hard but still fail? Let’s fix that!

There are so many students who spend the right amount of time studying every day for their exams and still fail. These students do all the necessary things- plotting their timetables, sticking to such and doing all their assignments and homework. Yet they fail to perform well in exam. This makes you wonder- […]

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 […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: e-mentor, editorials, health|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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. […]

Why do Teens like taking Risks?

It is a regular occurrence for teens to indulge in risky behaviour. It’s called testing the boundaries, living the prime life and getting to discover life on your own terms. The average teen must have taken at least one major risk before the age of nineteen. And interesting, these behaviours, no matter how […]

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 […]

The different types of Classmates most Teens have

Any teenager who has ever had difficult classmates knows exactly the headache that can be! It could almost as though some of these difficult mates were designed just to constantly get on your nerves. And what is worse is the fact that you will have to face them every single day, tolerating their […]

Some Fundamentals of Education both Students, Teachers and Parents should always bear in Mind

1. TO LEARN MEANS TO:

Memorize new things
Acquire facts and the knowledge about the procedures for doing things
Understanding reality
Making sense of the world
Using skills learnt to solve actual human problems

2. THERE ARE SEVERAL LEARNING STYLES, INCLUDING:

Visual: Using sight
Auditory: Using songs or rhythms
Verbal: Speaking out loud the information
Kinesthetic: […]

How Self-Discipline can help Teens become responsible Adults

Self-discipline is the ability to discipline one’s self to be able to control feelings. In other words, it is the willpower to persevere, resist and endure. The ability to think through your every course of action, set realistic goals and achieve them in spite of challenges and inconveniences. People who are self-disciplined are […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Categories: e-mentor, editorials|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Advice to Parents on the right Way to handle disrespectful Teens

Any parent who has teenagers around must have, at some point had to deal with the sarcastic comments with dismissive tones and the eye rolls that characterizes teenagers’ disrespect to adults. Indeed, such rude dispositions are synonymous with teenagehood and parents are usually tired and even hurt. That brings me to the main […]

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