Coach Karen

Finding Your Pearls

“I give myself permission

to be powerful.”

~ Positive Affirmation

 

 

Positive Affirmation

If you truly gave yourself permission to be powerful, to have the courage and self-esteem to ask for what you really want in life, what would you do?
Be powerful!
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Advice. Life. Empowerment. Ambitions. Self-Esteem. Friendship. Confidence.

Relationships

“We’re all like crayons;
we come with different names, colors, sizes, and sharpness,
and together we color this world to create something beautiful.”
~ WeStopHate.org

Who are we without others in our life?  Building and developing relationships are important to our ability to live a satisfying life.  Relationship resources include:

  • Communication Skills – understanding personality preferences & differences, communicating effectively, managing conflict management, presenting skills
  • Parenting & Step-Parenting
  • Parent-Teen Communication
  • Communicating with Parents
  • Communicating with Significant Other – dating, understanding sex, preventing domestic violence & date rape, getting married
  • Communicating with Peers – having healthy friendships, understanding bullying, knowing cyber-safety

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Communicate better by understanding your personality preferences & differences, managing conflict, and presenting yourself well.

Understanding Personality Preference & Differences

Communicating Effectively

Managing Conflict

Presenting Skills

PARENTING & STEP-PARENTING

Resources here are to help you as parents.  Look through the other tops on the resource tabs to find more information that can support you.

  • iVillage Pregnancy & Parenting – Great resources for those “big kids” called “parents.”
  • KidPointz – FREE child behavior resources.
  • WebMD: Health & Parenting
  • Dads & Daughters® – Mission: Fathers are a powerful, yet largely untapped resource in our society. On this site, you will learn how men can be better fathers, and how everyone can activate fathers to help enrich and strengthen our families, communities, organizations, workplaces, and schools.

PARENT-TEEN COMMUNICATION

As teen exercise their sense of identity and independence, communication between parents and teens can become strained.  Here are some tips to smooth the line of communication.

COMMUNICATING WITH PARENTS

How can you best communicate with your parents for a more effective relationship?

COMMUNICATING WITH BOYFRIEND / SIGNIFICANT OTHER

Developing close and intimate relationships with others provides a rich source of meaing in our lives as well as some challenges.  Explored here are dating, sex, and domestic violence & date rape, and marriage.

Dating

Understanding Sex

Preventing Domestic Violence & Date Rape

It doesn’t mean it WILL happen, but it is good to be earmed with information and recognize when it IS.

Getting Married

WITH PEERS

Teenagers, especially, have a desire to be with others.  Communicating and socializing with teens is important to their identity formation.  Bullying and cyber-bullying have a dramatic impact on a newly forming identity. Know how to nurture positive relationships with others, and protect yourself from negative influences.

Having Healthy Friendships

Understanding Bullying

Knowing Cyber Safety

quote left[My son] ran into trouble when he tried to 'compliment' a young lady…He got a stinging slap across the face…Trying to help him out and repair the damage with the girl, I contacted Karen and described the scenario.  She replied promptly, addressed the situation in a very thorough and insightful fashion, and provided us with the guidance we needed…[W]ith Karen's key points in mind, the girl not only accepted my son's apology but expressed interest and they had their first 'date.' Thanks Karen!! You came through in a very big way. My son and I will never forget this!!"quote right

—Veronica
Mother of 17-year-old Son

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