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How Do You Motivate a Teen? Yes, It Is Possible!

Post by : admin | Post on : February,13 2015 at 02.36 pm

When parents ask, “How do I motivate my teen?” they usually mean, “How do I get my teen to do what I want? How do I get her to have some balance in her life? How do I get him off the computer, get outside, or do just about anything except sitting around doing nothing?”

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EIGHTEEN WAYS TO AVOID POWER STRUGGLES

Post by : admin | Post on : February,13 2015 at 02.35 pm

Power struggles create distance and hostility instead of closeness and trust. Distance and hostility create resentment, resistance, rebellion (or compliance with lowered self-esteem). Closeness and trust create a safe learning environment. You have a positive influence only in an atmosphere of closeness and trust where there is no fear of blame, shame or pain.

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