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Personal Development

Positive psychology is essential for teenagers dealing with low self-esteem, identity and motivation.

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Life is full of surprises and unfortunately not all are pleasant. Teenagers should be assisted and guided to acquire basic life skills as they grow and develop into young adults.

Techniques to Improving self-esteem, self awareness and overall confidence.

People with high self-esteem achieve more and develop better relationships and generally make the most of themselves in life.

The workshops with deal with the following topics:

1. Self-esteem

The development of a positive self-image and healthy self-esteem is crucial for making a successful transition from child to adult

2. Peer pressure

As children and teenagers grow, they begin to spend more time with their friends and less time with their parents. As a result friends can influence a young person’s thinking and behaviour. This is the essence of peer pressure.

3. Tobacco, drugs and alcohol

Drug abuse is a serious problem that can lead to serious and even fatal consequences. Research would suggest that almost 25% of adolescents have used drugs with the peak age for drinking and drug abuse being that of 16 – 18 year olds. Parents who regularly communicate with teens about the dangers of drugs and alcohol have a decreased risk of using alcohol tobacco or other drugs.

4. Depression

There are many reason why teenagers become unhappy. High stress environments can lead to depression. Teens can develop feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy over school performance, social interaction, sexual orientation or family life. If measures are not put in place to improve these feelings or ease the sense of isolation there is a good chance the person will remain depressed. Depression is a serious problem but it is easily treatable.

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Communication is key.

Our highly skilled calibre of facilitators will ensure the aforementioned topics are covered in depth with participants to allow them to appreciate and recognise that all issues can be dealt with.

Communication is a key component in problem solving and this will be drummed home to all teenagers.

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Young people will learn the importance of including exercise in to their daily routine and how much they should exercise each day.