According to the English dictionary, love is a profound and caring affection towards someone. There are different kinds of love, namely: Eros or erotic Philia or affectionate Storge or familiar Ludus or playful Mania or obsessive Pragma or longstanding Philautia or self love Agape or unconditional love 1. Eros or Erotic Eros is the … More All you Need to Know About Love
you say I talk too much and I utter things I shouldn’t you wonder why I can’t keep shut for once or be quiet for a while you say I’m too loud and I may lack the ability to make decisions on my own if only you knew it was my redemption- the only way … More Identity
Many things revolve around being a teenager, and it is quite easy to channel your energy into other things and lay prayers to rest. Talk about academics, peers, misplaced emotions, settling nags with parents, and even social media. I have met teenagers who tell me they want to enjoy life as much as they can, … More How Important is Praying as a Teenager?
Summarizing all that I’ve learnt in my teenage years into twenty is really not easy, because I have so many lessons. I’m doing this because I personally want a compilation of the amazing things I have learnt, and I also want to share with other teenagers out there. I hope you enjoy this 1. Love … More Twenty Things My Teenage Years Taught Me
I have learnt a lot as a teenager, and this is not me saying bye to those years. Whatever I’ll become from this moment, I’ll have to refer back to my teenage years, because I’m certain a strong foundation has been laid in many areas of my life. My twenties are for building on some of these foundations, and for those with buildings already, I’ll make them into castles and take my time to design them so well… … More My Teenage Chronicles and the Reality Behind Twenty
I discussed with few teenagers and had them share their experiences. I’ll be leaving them anonymous, as there’s nothing interesting or to rejoice about depression. I’m yet to come across or read about someone who constantly look forward to being depressed, or who loves to be depressed. Many things go wrong as a result of … More Teen Depression | Experiences | Conclusion
We’ve dealt with the common signs and symptoms of teen depression, and also the leading causes. We’ll be looking into its management and how to deal with it. Before you can think of any remedy at all, the type and severity of the depression needs to be in check. However, in general, psychotherapy and medication is very effective. Looking at it from an angle, a teen who has been depressed to the point of taking his/her own life will definitely need an upper hand in managing the depression. If, on the other hand, it is still minor or at its early stage, you can take care of it in simpler ways, even before it escalates. I’ll be discussing some options below, which includes: psychotherapy, medications, workout, music, care for yourself, and prayer. Keep reading to know more about these options… … More Teen Depression | Treatment | What to do | How parents can help
Having discussed the overview of depression and warning signs and symptoms to it, we’ll be digging into its causes. The main cause of depression is not known, as it has no specific cause, but there are a number of things that can lead to depression in teenagers. Adolescence comes with its own turbulent times, and although teen depression is alike with adult depression, some things can’t still be aligned, like some causes linked to teen depression and the management thereafter. Before dealing with the management of depression, it’s best you reach the root and know what exactly the cause is. Then, you will know where and how to tackle it.
I’ll be highlighting a number of these causes here; I can’t possibly give a drop-down list of all the causes, as they are diverse. I’ll only be discussing some major common ones… … More Teen Depression | Major Causes
It’s normal to feel down once in a while, as life will not always be rosy. It is, however, not okay to be down consistently and keep living a life of despair. I should probably be attributing this to parents, but a teenager’s life doesn’t always revolve around parents. Many times they are with other people or even by their own selves. The first step to solving an issue is by identifying what exactly the issue is, and then, seek for ways to handle it. If you don’t know what exactly is wrong with you, it’ll be difficult to deal with it… … More Teen Depression | Signs and Symptoms