Ep. 38: Social Media & the Metaverse

Ep. 38: Social Media & the Metaverse

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Summary:
Social media isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, but we can help teens (and ourselves) have a better relationship. Join Karlie Duke and Digital Media Manager, Kelly Fann, in a candid conversation about algorithms and how to talk with teens about the effects it can have on self-esteem. Don’t miss where they break down the “metaverse” and better ways to set health goals without encouraging a negative body image.

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Karlie Duke

Karlie Duke

Director of Communications

Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.

Kelly Fann

Kelly Fann

Digital Media Manager

Kelly has lived in three countries and worked with teens across the world, encouraging them to pursue their passions and to be kind. She’s been refining messages and telling stories for brands and non-profits since 2009.

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Ep 37: How to Start & Sabbaticals

Ep 37: How to Start & Sabbaticals

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Summary:
Most people start the year full of resolution… which ends somewhere around January 5. But what if there was a way to set goals that made them easier to keep? Chris and Karlie have a few tips up their sleeves on how to start better so finishing is easier and how to help teens achieve their goals in 2022. Then join the conversation on why working till you drop won’t really work.

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About Us:
Chris Robey

Chris Robey

CEO

Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.

Karlie Duke

Karlie Duke

Director of Communications

Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.

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TL Selects: Race with Robert Purvey

TL Selects: Race with Robert Purvey

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Summary:
TL Selects is a special series, starting December 2021, with four of the past episodes we’ve found most helpful and that we believe could be the most helpful to you.

Racism is a topic that pervades schools, politics and churches in America. Join Chris and Karlie with special guest Robert Purvey in an important conversation about this difficult and sometimes polarizing subject. We are excited for you to hear Robert’s wisdom and insight on the importance of talking about racism with our teenagers.

In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

Have a question? If you have a question about something you heard or just want to give us some feedback, please leave us a comment below.  We would love to hear from you!
About Us:
Chris Robey

Chris Robey

CEO

Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
Karlie Duke

Karlie Duke

Director of Communications

Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.

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TL Selects: Substance Abuse with Sara Kaylor

TL Selects: Substance Abuse with Sara Kaylor

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Summary:
TL Selects is a special series, starting December 2021, with four of the past episodes we’ve found most helpful and that we believe could be the most helpful to you.

Teenage substance abuse is a growing problem, especially with the changing marijuana laws. In this episode, you’ll hear from the Program Manager of a rehabilitation center for adolescents. Guest Sara Kaylor will talk through substance use trends, treatment options and the importance of family support.

In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

Have a question? If you have a question about something you heard or just want to give us some feedback, please leave us a comment below.  We would love to hear from you!
About Us:
Chris Robey

Chris Robey

CEO

Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
Karlie Duke

Karlie Duke

Director of Communications

Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.

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TL Selects: The Enneagram & Teens with Suzanne Stabile (part 2)

TL Selects: The Enneagram & Teens with Suzanne Stabile (part 2)

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Summary:
TL Selects is a special series, starting December 2021, with four of the past episodes we’ve found most helpful and that we believe could be the most helpful to you.

“The best thing you can do if you work with adolescents is be healthy yourself”

-Suzanne Stabile

In part two of a two-part interview, Enneagram expert and author, Suzanne Stabile talks with Chris and Karlie about numbers 5 through 9 on the Enneagram. She explains struggles teenagers face in each type and how adults can better interact with them. This is an incredible discussion for anyone who interacts with teenagers and wants to use the Enneagram as a tool to encourage meaningful relationships.

Have a question? If you have a question about something you heard or just want to give us some feedback, please leave us a comment below.  We would love to hear from you!
About Us:
Chris Robey

Chris Robey

CEO

Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
Karlie Duke

Karlie Duke

Director of Communications

Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.

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TL Selects: The Enneagram & Teens with Suzanne Stabile (part 1)

TL Selects: The Enneagram & Teens with Suzanne Stabile (part 1)

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Summary:
TL Selects is a special series, releasing December 2021, with four of the past episodes we’ve found most helpful and that we believe could be the most helpful to you.

“The best thing you can do if you work with adolescents is be healthy yourself”

-Suzanne Stabile

In this episode, Chris and Karlie sat down with Enneagram expert, teacher, coach, and author Suzanne Stabile about the Enneagram as it relates to teenagers. She also covers the first 4 numbers on the Enneagram by talking about what struggles teenagers face in each type and how adults can better interact with them. This interview is incredibly practical and full of wisdom. You won’t want to miss it!

Have a question? If you have a question about something you heard or just want to give us some feedback, please leave us a comment below.  We would love to hear from you!
About Us:
Chris Robey

Chris Robey

CEO

Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
Karlie Duke

Karlie Duke

Director of Communications

Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.

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