The Cycle of Perfect Procrastination

Procrastination is a way for you to be unkind to yourself! Procrastination is something we’re all familiar with, whether we admit it or not. Basically, procrastination refers to those times when you do everything and anything you can to avoid doing the work you should be doing. Why do we procrastinate?   Procrastination of the perfectionist One of the reasons some of us procrastinate, is that we want everything to be perfect. Let me explain: as perfectionists we expect a lot … [Read more...]

7 SUCCESS TIPS for TEENS

Believe in Yourself! One of my favorite quotes is by Henry Ford, "Whether you think you can or you think you can't ---- you're right" If you believe you can accomplish a goal, then you will take action. If you believe you can't accomplish a goal, then you make excuses to justify that perspective. So, believe that you can!!!!!! Practice Fearlessness! FEAR is False Evidence Appearing Real. Fear distracts us from our focus on the target we set for ourselves. So, if you want to try out for the … [Read more...]

An Evening Lecture with Author Julie Lythcott-Haims Talking about Teens

Julie was Dean of Freshman at Stanford University and she noticed a growing trend over recent years. Many students were struggling with depression and anxiety about school and life because these young adults' sense of independence hadn't been cultivated. She is a dynamic speaker and understands the pressure of students and parents wanting their teens to attend a highly regarded college. In a parent's effort to help their teen maintain a high GPA for college entrance, many parents will do some of … [Read more...]

One Quote That Will Motivate Your Teen Today

      SUCCESS One Quote That Will Motivate Your Teen "Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.” – Muhammad Ali"http://bit.ly/1KAOReC  – Muhammad Ali"http://bit.ly/1KAOReC Reopen … [Read more...]