Creating a Positive Atmosphere in a Negative World

by Mark Gregston

In a time when it’s en vogue to rate everything—and everyone, and when filtering what comes out of our hearts and minds is discouraged, it can be difficult for teens to navigate the muddy waters of this negative world.  Our culture seems obsessed with telling it like it is and pointing out what’s wrong with the world—and the people who live in it.  Yet, research shows us that what we think has a powerful influence on how we feel—emotionally, physically, and spiritually.  And our thought life greatly influences how we behave. Continue reading “Creating a Positive Atmosphere in a Negative World”

Your Teen in a World of Criticism

#531 – Student Story: Caleb

with host Mark Gregston

#531 – Student Story: Caleb

We live in a world of criticism. And thanks to the internet and social media, this culture of negativity is only getting worse.

This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston discusses how parents can make their home a place of love and encouragement rather than criticism.

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