5 Phrases Successful Students Never Say

Students laptopSuccess is a journey, not a destination. Success is a lot more about the process than the end result. Success is about identifying specific goals and making small, daily action steps toward what you want that eventually become useful habits. Having coached scores of teens, here are 5 phrases that I’ve heard countless times at the beginning of the coaching relationship that dissipate as teenagers start transforming into the confident, motivated, and successful student that they want want to become.  Continue reading

Got A Perfectionist Teen?

Got a perfectionist teen who wants to do well, but continually gets in his/her own way?Stressed guy

Many teens have good intentions and want to succeed, but may be too focused on the end product being perfect.  They become overwhelmed and may suffer from “Perfection Paralysis,” which is the procrastination that occurs as a result of focusing too much on the end result and not enough on the actual process of getting started. Continue reading

Got A Stubborn Teen?

Whether they want to admit it or not, all teens want to have academic and personal success. However, oftentimes they may get overwhelmed or feel so much pressure that Students in linethey don’t put in their full effort and say they don’t care.

The first step is for your teen to really take the time to identify what he or she wants MOST in his or her life. They rarely take the time to think of the bigger picture. However, it’s a fact that the more effort they put in their work now, the more opportunities it will be give them to have the awesome life that they want.  Continue reading

Additional FREE Parent Workshop Oct. 5th: Keeping Your Teens Motivated

FREE Parent Workshop Oct. 5th: Keeping Your Teens Motivated

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, AN ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP HAS BEEN ADDED. THE 11:15AM WORKSHOP IS FULL, BUT THERE ARE SLOTS FOR 2:15PM.

RSVP REQUIRED.

With mid-semester progress reports coming out, this is the perfect time for parents toHayden Lee, ALC | Academic Life Coaching for Teens learn some empowering tips and tools to help their teens maintain or improve motivation & confidence in school.

Join certified Academic Life Coach, Hayden Lee as he leads this fun, interactive, and educational workshop that will cover:

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Recipe for Academic Success Workshop starts Oct. 5th!

Recipe for Academic Success Workshop
A mid-semester workshop for teenagers

Hayden Lee, ALC | Academic Life Coaching for Teens

Does your teen know the 3 steps in the Recipe for Academic Success?

Why wait until something goes wrong to take action?

Could your teen use a boost of motivation, energy, and confidence to end the semester strong?

October is the perfect time for students to re-visit their academic goals. It’s a great opportunity for teens to reflect on whether or not their thoughts, habits, and actions are useful or not useful toward achieving what they want.  Continue reading

Get Unstuck by Changing Your Thoughts

I am thrilled that I recently got interviewed by the podcast UnStuckable! Logo2

UnStuckable is on a mission to find and learn the habits to get unstuck and become UnStuckable.

I caught their eye because they heard that MY mission is to help teenagers get “unstuck” in middle school and high school by empowering them with the tools to make academic and personal success easier and less stressful.

CHECK OUT THE INTERVIEW & PODCAST HERE! It’s not to be missed!