THE PURE LIFE BLOG
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Common Mistakes Young Adults Make In The College Process
It’s no secret that Generation Z often struggles to launch, or worse, launches into a higher educational path only to completely unravel during the first semester. This guide will help you understand what mistakes young adults make during the college process and how parents can offer support.
Screen Time, Education, and Cannabis Use In Young People
With technology becoming a way of life, it’s more important than ever to understand what effects–the good, the bad, and the ugly–screen time may have on our increasingly fragile generation of youth. We now have longitudinal data on the effects of screen time use in young people. Research has shown that screen time has far-reaching effects–touching your teen’s social, academic, and emotional development–something that cannot be ignored when it comes to parenting a millennial youth.
Three Parenting Styles That Will Wreck Your Teen’s Future
You’d do almost anything for your child, right? But sometimes those good intentions are what lead to embracing negative parenting styles. If you’re wondering how your parenting stacks up against the big three parenting styles that will wreck your teen’s future, we’ve got the information you need to identify any missteps and make any necessary changes so you and your teen can thrive.
Options For Families In The Middle Of A Behavioral Health Crisis
Families who find themselves in the middle of a behavioral health crisis are desperately searching for guidance. When emotions are running high, you might not know where to turn, or maybe it is difficult to see any real path forward. You need a guide–someone you can trust who is knowledgeable and has walked the mental behavioral path before.
Your Guide To Adventure Therapy
Do you have a young adult that is struggling to become the person they want to be? And are you wondering what, if any, role you can play in helping them discover self-confidence and learn new skills? If so, Adventure Therapy might be just what you are looking for. Created with struggling young adults and adolescents in mind, Adventure Therapy is specifically designed to help your child develop grit, embrace responsibility, and tackle the world head-on. If traditional therapies have left you hopeless, Adventure Therapy can help your child get back on track to live the life they were meant to live.
Newsletter Release | Pure Life Adolescent Group Opening for Spring 2023
Pure Life Adventure is kicking off its second year of adolescent programming and the team is encouraged by the impact that Costa Rican-based adventure therapy has had on post-Covid mental health challenges for its 15-17-year-old students.
Covid Academic Failure: The Hard Task Of Getting Kids Back On Track
Should we consider the children of the pandemic a lost generation, or is there a pathway to recovery? While it’s true that Covid had a long reach, educators are digging deeper to implement interventions and students are surprising us with their resiliency. Don’t lose hope! If your child is still struggling with covid academic failure, there is a path to recovery.
Informed Consent: What It Is And What You Need To Know
Pure Life Adventure is a unique version of adventure therapy. We feel it’s our calling to facilitate meaningful therapeutic experiences that provide young adults and