Author: Andy Earle

Ep 5: Resolving Conflicts with Teens

Lianna Tsangarides, a family therapist and leading expert in Dialectical Behavior Therapy points out that teens are struggling with some significant inner conflicts. Lianna teaches us how to reduce external type of conflict as a parent by understanding more about the inner type of conflict.


October 5, 2017 0

Ep 4: Mastering Non-Clinging with Teens

Rachel Scott, yoga teacher, blogger, and founder of Rachel Yoga, explains the concept of Aparigraha, meaning non-grasping or non-clinging. She says that parents can embody this principle by creating an open, loving space for teens to talk about whatever is on their mind.


October 4, 2017 0

Ep 3: Handling Self-Centered Teenagers

Wendy Behary, author of “Disarming the Narcissist” talks about how to deal with a self absorbed teenager. What is the best way for parents to handle self centered teenage problems? One of the big topics covered in this episode is how to tell a self absorbed teenager that something he or she is doing is not OK.


October 3, 2017 0

Ep 2: Getting Yourself in the Right Space

J. Brown, host of the “Yoga Talks” podcast, blogger, and founder of his own yoga studio talks about how parents can get themselves into a more open, receptive state before jumping into an important conversation with a teenager. These tactics are sure to improve your next conversation.


October 2, 2017 0

Ep 1: Talking About Teens’ Future

Bill Deresiewicz, bestselling author of Excellent Sheep, talks about the conversations he had with students that really had an impact when he was teaching at Yale and Columbia. His advice for how to do this with your own teen involves being non-judgmental.


October 1, 2017 0

Why Teens Make Bad Decisions

Teens are prone to “framing bias”, or the framing effect. What is framing and what should parents do about it? Dive into framing psychology in this article.


July 13, 2017 0

Getting Teens to Do Chores

Andy reviews the science of getting teens to do their chores. Instead of a chore chart, use this science-based strategy to get your teenager helping out more.


July 9, 2017 0

At Risk Youth Psychology

What, exactly, puts youth at risk? And what are protective factors that mitigate risk? We have answers and tools for helping at risk youth to thrive.


July 7, 2017 0

The Work Book: 80 Exercises to Connect with Your Teen

This book is a step-by-step guide to help you take ACTION on improving things with your teenager. In these pages I’m going to share dozens of killer ideas for connecting with your teen and gaining their trust and obedience.


November 14, 2016 0

Word-for-Word Scripts for Parents with Teens

Contributed by over 30 parenting experts, these scripts will inspire you with exactly the right words to say to your teenager in even the toughest situations.


November 13, 2016 0