The cold hard truth is, we cannot be forced into rehabilitation, it must come from within us, and it must be something that we want to do. Even if there are incentives to take rehabilitative programs within the ...
A 16-YEAR-OLD girl that we will call Emily listed her reasons for wanting to die. ‘I feel as if I have no future, I feel really inferior to those bullying me in school, and I am extremely lonely.’ A 17-YEAR-OLD boy that we will call James listed his reason for wanting to die. ‘Alone, no... Continue Reading →
It is true, as was stated in another CPH Blog, some students are more gifted in the area of studies. Nevertheless, all of us have the potential of improving our ability to study better and thus understand our subjects better. The only person that cannot improve their grades is the person who is not willing... Continue Reading →
School is what you make of it. If you see it as a place to socialize and meet new friends, your view is misinformed. You need to see the big picture. Not every class is going to relevant to your life as a teenager. The variety of courses today are different from say 20-30 years... Continue Reading →
Most teenagers give little thought to death or taking care of the elderly, as their parents are likely healthy and decades from needing in home health care or a nursing home. Then, sadly a few teens have found themselves in the tragic situation of a parent becoming terminally ill. Imagine an illness that has no... Continue Reading →
Divorce is difficult for the entire family, but it is extra difficult for the children. Isolating yourself, trying to cope with such a tragedy will be counterproductive. It is best to talk with your parents, letting them know just how sad and confused you are. Depending on your age, they may explain more fully what... Continue Reading →
Do your parents seem to control every aspect of your life, limiting what you can do and not do? How would you deal with the following situation? Suppose there is a party that you are just dying to go to but you are unsure if your parents will let you go. How would you deal... Continue Reading →
It is our perception of everything that affects our feelings and thus our behaviors. Many teens feel, “when I turn 18, I am out of my parents’ house, and there will be no more rules. This is a case of lying to yourself, as there are rules everywhere you go, you will have to answer... Continue Reading →