Today’s teens have become overwhelmed and anxiety-ridden with school work, extracurricular activities, to-do’s and social pressures. And to take it a step further, they don’t know how to relax, ‘shake it off’, or decompress. They continue to carry around the overwhelm, worry and pressure until it evolves into something bigger. Often, in my coaching practice, […]

Managing Stress, Anxiety & Overwhelm

June 5, 2024


My inspiration for writing this blog post comes from the current time of year in the academic calendar – the end of the school year. The high school seniors in my coaching practice are in that space between…celebrating their accomplishments and looking forward to what’s next, while also sitting in nostalgia as they mourn the […]

Cultivating Teen Happiness

May 21, 2024

The Last Dance: How to Help Your Teenager Say Goodbye

It’s actually remarkable to watch…when you give a teenager the time and space to talk something through and just simply listen, their wheels turn and what they come up with amazes me! I see this often in coaching sessions when talking through a sticky situation or stuck in indecision. Giving them the space to share […]

Cultivating Teen Happiness

February 27, 2024

Why the simple act of listening to your teen is so beneficial to their personal growth and self identity