Future STRONG ~ For Teens

What Perfection? There’s a Pandemic in Progress

What Perfection? There’s a Pandemic in Progress

* Perfection and Pandemic Can't Coexist:   Wedding fails, news anchor fails, blooper reels, we've seen them all. Someone slips and falls on shows like America's Funniest Home Videos and there's no end to our giggles. Someone else's misery is always amusing to...

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Raising Computational Thinkers with Online Coding Classes

Raising Computational Thinkers with Online Coding Classes

* The Role of Computer Science in Our Lives:   Our world and along with it, our learning systems and infrastructures have been upended, thanks to Corona. But, we're quickly evolving and adapting though. That means, now, every class is some form of an online...

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Winning Over Your and Your Teen’s Screen Time Addictions

Winning Over Your and Your Teen’s Screen Time Addictions

* Managing Our Distraction Addictions:    Here's why you're getting screen sucked into your phone. Unlike real life that can be boring and monotonous, on the internet, even if you want nothing, you can always get something. When we are bored, lonely and feel like...

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Here’s How Digital Binging Can Have Boundaries

Here’s How Digital Binging Can Have Boundaries

The Expanse of Time:  Whoever had said that time is a precious resource must have been joking. Atleast that's what it feels like to live in the time of Covid. All those lessons of time and focus management seem to not hold weight when such a once in a generation...

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The Power of Pause

The Power of Pause

* Pause a Little To Read This: We've all seen those drawings and paintings of Sisyphus, the Greek king. The one who, for being deceitful, received a punishment of rolling up a huge boulder up a hill. This act of his happens in perpetuity, because the boulder keeps...

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Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Disclaimer: The title of the article is not saying, don't fear Corona, just get out there and be courageous in public. Please read in full to understand the spirit of the message. What is Courage? Aristotle said Courage is the first virtue. Without it, there's no: 1....

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The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

* Cultivating a healthy mind for a healthy life:   If we want gain clarity, influence, courage to stay committed to our goals and influence others to join hands for the greater good, we must operate at optimum mental health. For that matter a good healthy mind is...

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Here’s Why We’re Worth It

Here’s Why We’re Worth It

* Life’s worth fighting for if we can see meaning in it. But, for many of us the gap between self-acceptance and self-embrace is a very long journey. We judge ourselves often, we can’t see value in what we do, and find it hard to battle self-doubt when we set out to...

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To Read Or Not To Read

To Read Or Not To Read

* While digital media is convenient and cheaper to procure, its often seen as a platform that can’t enable serious and thoughtful academic work. Whether it is long form reading or bite sized essays, digital books are easy for highlighting, bookmarking, or saving parts...

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This Is How Tech Billionaires Parent

This Is How Tech Billionaires Parent

* Tech parents love their children more than they love their customers: Children of Big Tech entrepreneurs from eBay, Apple, Uber and Google attend Waldorf schools – where technology is not allowed on campus or in classrooms. Waldorf schools teach complicated concepts...

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On The Journey Of Setting Sustainable Goals

On The Journey Of Setting Sustainable Goals

What is Goal Setting:  Can you guess? There's one thing that could both excite and scare us at the same time? If you guessed setting an ambitious and seemingly impossible goal, you're right! Goal setting is a deeply personal act where you realize you’re competing with...

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Find Yourself Overthinking And Stressed? Read This.

Find Yourself Overthinking And Stressed? Read This.

* Our Habit to Ruminate:  Most of us, not including those who’re lucky to be enlightened, don’t want to live in the present moment. We simply don’t want to accept life as it manifests itself. We begin to over think our past or over analyze our options for the future....

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Balancing Culture And Community in a Global World

Balancing Culture And Community in a Global World

Asian/Indian families traditionally emphasize the importance of family membership, respect, and solidarity. These values are referred to as family obligations. Instead of promoting individual needs and personal identity, Asian/Indian families tend to have a family and...

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Social Media and its Collateral Damage on Teens – Part 1

Social Media and its Collateral Damage on Teens – Part 1

* The Social Media fuel for depression and anxiety: In our daze of distraction addiction, we shift our attention between the real and the virtual world constantly. As a result, whenever we look at your friends' or celebrity status updates, accomplishments and vacation...

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In Search of the Elusive Joy

In Search of the Elusive Joy

* Something's Amiss: Hoarding, clutter, addiction, breakup, debt - All these words have one common underlying reason. It is our undying need to find happiness in all the wrong reasons instead of within us. Want a sure shot way to create your own happiness? Read along....

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Collaboration in a World That Cherishes Individualism

Collaboration in a World That Cherishes Individualism

We've more in common than we don't: Take a look around you, and you'll see that we're all driven by the same needs as humans. The feeling of belonging, the need to matter, and a cause to impact and give. But, we’re also starting to live more fragmented and lonely...

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Why Are Our Teens So Stressed And Depressed?

Why Are Our Teens So Stressed And Depressed?

Teens Today: Physically un harmed, mentally at peril Ever since 2011 when we started living in a parallel universe called Social Media, our lives and our teens’ lives have not been the same. Thanks to Social Media, our shared despair about our existence has increased....

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The Truth About Tech And Addiction

The Truth About Tech And Addiction

* Why we crave digital distractions? Unlike real life that can be boring and monotonous, on the internet, even if you want nothing, you can always get something. Our digital tools show us how a life online is one with endless possibilities (read, endless scroll). When...

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What Technology Can’t Do For Us

What Technology Can’t Do For Us

  Tech is becoming just a busy distraction: Technology was meant to be an asset, a tool for enhancing our productivity and our lives. It was meant to free up time for us to do things that really mattered to us - in our real life. But, computers and machines we've...

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The Science Behind Our Love For Social Media and Selfies

The Science Behind Our Love For Social Media and Selfies

* A virtual world for "me": Being on(line) means - we must add value, always be available, be current and also flawless. While we perfect ourselves, we must also capture our journey on a public stage. We must belong in the world, in the big scheme of life. We must...

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