Teens Journal Too!Journaling isn’t just for adults. Many teens and pre-teens chronicle their lives and express themselves through journaling. They lament relationships gone wrong, fume about unjust treatment at the hands of parents and other authority figures, and celebrate victories both in and out of school. In the language of teens, they “get their feelings out”, a proven benefit to emotional well-being. Unlike the ordinary blank-paged journals found in book stores and gift shops everywhere, this teen journal is carefully crafted by an expert in adolescent therapy. In addition to plenty of blank pages for self-expression, there are questions to ponder and answer that promote self-discovery and growth. Appealing cartoons and “Doodle Pages” make the journal come alive. The savvy eleven-year-old, defiant fourteen-year-old and shy ...
Chapter 6: My Friends
Relationships with friends are superimportant, especially for teens. Friendship is give-and-take. Sometimes, people expect more from a friend than he or she is willing to give. Write about the qualities of a good friend (you can list the qualities if you want). Finally, answer this question: Do I have these qualities?