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Teen Angst

What Does It Take To Live In A State Of Authentic Transparency?

Panache Desai | Posted 09.02.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

How honest are we with ourselves? Do we tell ourselves the truth about our experience, about what we really want and need? How we really feel? We must...

Talking to My Teen Daughter Without Words

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 08.03.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Cullen

She poked her head out from behind the person in front of her, looking for me. We locked eyes and she gave me that sweet, sweet smile. The one that I know. The one that's just for me. The one that says, "Hey Mom."

Walking The Parenting Tightrope

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 06.05.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Cullen

Luckily, the more I walk on the parenting tightrope, the more confident I am that I'll be able to stay centered. It's not like I have a choice. There's no way I'm going to fall and fail my daughter. I am her rock, her home base, her safety. I am her mother.

Tales Of A Pre-Quarter Life Crisis: The Kids Are Bored

Braden Bochner | Posted 10.24.2012 | Teen
Braden Bochner

I feel like it's a requirement for teenagers to be bored at some point in their coming-of-age years. One moment we're out and about, loving life, and the next we just want go to bed with a banana split and cry.

Life Lessons From an Almost 20-Something

Hannah Orenstein | Posted 10.18.2012 | Teen
Hannah Orenstein

While I can't deny I didn't experience my own fair share of teen atrocities, I'm making it out the other side unscathed. Here's what I learned each year along the way.

Smells Like Teen Angst

Emma Orlow | Posted 05.06.2012 | Teen
Emma Orlow

Teen angst is a feeling that percolates in every clique, every ethnic group, and every socio-economic status. Yes, we as teenagers do have a way of being selfish and sometimes whiney, but there is without a doubt some validity to our gripes.

Sparks Specializes in Sad Songs

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

There are moments in this story that are so affecting that you have to stop reading until you can see the pages through your tears. Is this contrived? Is this manipulative? Maybe it is, but it is also the true heart of the story.