5 Motivation Tips For Your Teen At Home
Motivating your teenager at home is hard even on a good day. But As we are in the middle of our stay at home orders, it is getting even harder. In this episode, Michelle shares 5 motivational tips that can get your teen moving in the right direction with good spirits.
Michelle is a mother of 3 and has a lot of experience motivating her own kids and hundreds of other teenagers through her work with academic and career coaching over the years.
She will share here wisdom and insight with these helpful 5 motivations tips for your teen at home during this crisis.
In the previous episode she focused on helping you navigate the online classes and assignments with her specialized 6 Step Online Planner. You can view it HERE
How to Create My Academic Online Planner in 6 Steps
This a very simple yet effective tool that I use with many of my clients. This step by step explanation of my online planner will help you identify your goals for each month and week. You can easily see what is important for you to manage your time to complete. This is a great tool if you need help with visual auditory and kinesthetic learning techniques. You can see the tasks quickly, talk through how you are going to complete the work and color code the completed action items. Also, it helps with motivation time management and just a great visual.
This is great for organizing subjects, task and deadlines. The color coding system helps to identify exactly where you are in the week with completed items, items in progress, what doesn’t get done and important deadlines. Clients love this simple and yet effective planner!
We are in some real challenging times. The way we go about our life is changing at a minute by minute pace. We are finding ourselves in new roles. You might have just become a teacher or an academic coach and a home health care provider. Things that you didn’t typically think that would be in your repertoire but now are forced upon you by these new changes. Rightfully so that we need to do to be responsible citizens. You might be feeling overwhelmed, confused and frustrated.
I am here to hopefully ease some of that frustration and fear of what you are now being strapped with. If you are a person that is having to help either a college student or an adjusted public school student at home because you’ve switched to online schooling, I will be able to offer you some advice today.
This is what I do for a living every day for over 10 years. I help students one on one and sometimes do webinars that helps them be successful in their academic life and career planning. Specifically, I work with people organizing, time management, task initiation, planning, prioritizing and keeping them accountable. These are what we call the areas of executive functions.
Now this is going be really important for you to understand as we have different students with variable challenges and strengths.
How is this online format going to work?
Maybe they’ve had a class online before and it wasn’t successful for them. These can be triggers that can be a barrier to what can actually be a smooth working and quite productive time for your family and especially your student. So, I want to give you five online schools survival tips to help get you started.
You got this!
In this episode, host Michelle Raz interviews her career coaching colleague and mentor, Wilma Fellman. Wilma has been a licensed professional counselor for over 30 years, specializing in ADHD, LD and other life challenges. Her work has helped many people struggling to find the right career. She is the author of The other Me: Poetic Thoughts on ADD for Adults, Kids, and Parents and Finding a Career That Works for You. She, also, contributed to the book, Understanding Women with ADHD.
As a constant contributor to ADDitude Magazine, Attention Magazine and Blog Talk Radio, she continues to impact this niche population. Her work is the inspiration for Michelle’s book, Happiness Passion Purpose, and wrote the foreword as well. You will have some great takeaways and insight from this episode. To listen to past podcast shows go to www.razcoaching.com where you can also download extra freebies including booking a free consultation session.
As a Board Certified Coach, with over 2,500 one on one coaching hours and Career Service Specialist, Michelle has the expertise you need to make your change. She has a gift of helping you tap into your hidden desire, dreams and aspirations through her career coaching method. She unearths your strengths and problem solves your perceived obstacles. You can live the creative life you have dreamed of (desire) and that is exactly how Michelle models herself. She believes in her clients. Her unique approach sets her aside from others, which helps you discover and make step by step action plans to FIND or REDEFINE YOU and your ultimate dream career and life.
Home For The Holidays!
As students get excited for the holidays and receive long academic breaks, it can be a time that adds stress to the family household. Elementary students are exploding with timeless energy while anticipating the events of the season. High school and college students are planning their off time with friends. Maybe, they are even inviting out of town friends to stay at home with them. Or they are frantically studying for their final exams and can’t even respond to your calls about their plans for the break. read more…