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This Course includes 11 lessons
The lessons include:
Lesson 1: What’s Cool?
One of the greatest desires of most teenagers is to be perceived as “cool.” Right? But wait. What ex- actly IS “cool”? Even babies try to be cool. They do! They quickly learn…
Lesson 2: Are You a Stressed-Out-Mess?
Stress is that horrible feeling you get when you are experiencing too much pressure. You might be feeling it from either the outside–like school, work, after-school activities…
Lesson 3: Change for a Healthier You
At the McDonald’s drive-through speaker, you order a super-sized Big Mac Combo Meal. Then, while you wait, you flip restlessly through the latest issue of Teen People…
Lesson 4: Bully-proofing Yourself
Sad but true–each and every one of us has been bullied at some time in our lives–by a brother or sister, another kid, or an adult. At the time, you undoubtedly felt vulnerable…
Lesson 5: Get a Grip
We’ve all witnessed it, and it’s not a pretty sight. Anger is the emotion that gets you into the most trouble with your teachers, your family, your friends, and the police. Yes, it’s…
Lesson 6: Good Grief
The process of dealing with the loss of things that are important to us is called the grieving process. For example, we grieve over something as simple as changing schools…
Lesson 7: You and Substance Abuse
Most of you will have some sort of experience with alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs. Yes, unfortunately, this is true. Some of you will experiment and stop without…
Lesson 8: Sex, Etc.
Sex, in a loving, monogamous relationship, can be a very fulfilling, life-enhancing experience–but if you’re young, it can also be hazardous and confusing. You should…
Lesson 9: Putting up with Parents
Being a teenager is quite a difficult challenge, huh!? Do you feel sometimes as if you’re bouncing like a superball between childhood and adulthood? Well, you ARE. Do you…
Lesson 10: Rebelling
What was the first word you said as a baby? Have you ever been told? Ask your family, if you don’t know. More than likely, it wasn’t a sweet Mama or Dada. It probably was either No or Mine. When kids are very young…
Lesson 11: Trust Me!
“Why don’t you trust me?” We’ve all said this before, right? But have you learned yet that trust isn’t just a given? When you were born, it wasn’t written on your birth certificate that your parents should trust you. It isn’t that simple….
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