How to Help Young People Transition Into Adulthood
Once the students have completed their ordeal, there is a sense of accomplishment and learning of new experiences along with the formation of new bonds. It is a good idea to celebrate these accomplishments and reflect upon the learnings of the project, along with the memories and key take-aways.
The youngsters feel a major sense of identity, a change of state that comes with accomplishing a major stretch goal. This Rite of Passage exercise prepares youngsters into adulthood, as it affects their entire being: mind, body and soul.
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The longer any work is avoided the harder it becomes to eventually do it.
Like dishes piling up in the kitchen sink, they get harder and harder to do as the load increases.
Fear causes us to procrastinate. It can be:
We justify these fears by imaginary different reasons, but the root cause is not related to our invented reasons, it is our inherent fear.