Real Life Skills for Teens

Kids are taught much growing up. Yet despite all they learn and accomplish, we can still see them struggle (e.g., depression, anxiety, disordered eating). As adults in their lives, we may wonder why — what went wrong?

Maybe it’s not that something went wrong, it’s that there’s more for them to learn. Starting to understand that life is messy and they are capable of handling themselves helps with happiness and success.

To support our teen’s next steps (and really, all of ours), let’s talk skills for thriving independently, starting with self-awareness, self-management, and mindset.