Just a few weeks ago, which seem distant now, students across the world were at school – playing sports, celebrating special days, hanging out with friends, looking forward to a lot in life. Suddenly it all changed, almost overnight. Schools shut, they became home bound. For a while, not going to school became exciting. However, soon reality dawned and anxiety and frustration became the order of the day. While all were hit hard, teenagers will be the focus here. What was taken for granted now became so much more valued. The new ‘normal’ is a given situation and is not going to go away any time soon. It is here to say. We have to adjust to this new normal.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE: Teens like you across the world are affected by this pandemic.
YOU ARE THE CHANGEMAKERS: You are the ones with a trove of ideas.
YOU ARE INNOVATORS: You can do it.
YOUR FAMILY LOVES YOU: You love them too.
Just a few tips for all of the teenagers out there – you may be able to connect with these and implement them in your lives to help pass through these difficult times.
Read the full article here in our July 2020 issue.