Author: AMA Staff

Tuesday Teens & Adults – Self Control W1

The Powerful Word of the Month this month is “Self Control.” Self Control is the ability to slow down and think through choices before acting upon them. Essentially, it’s stopping yourself from doing the first thing that pops into your head. These days, we’re so…

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Tuesday Teens & Adults – Empathy W4

Week 4: This week we’re talking about showing others that they matter and expressing concern. During a time when much of our communication has been changed by an excess of technology, how has the expression of concern been altered? Has the “human” part of concern…

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Tuesday Teens & Adults – Empathy W3

Week 3: This week, we’re talking about how our actions affect others. What gets in the way of our being able to see how our behavior affects other people? Are we simply self-centered? Busy? Not tuned-in? Author of Regeneration, Pat Barker, wrote “It’s the hardest…

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Tuesday Teens & Adults – Empathy W2

Week 2: This week we’re talking about predicting and communicating feelings. In the heat of an argument, it’s difficult to be empathetic. It’s also challenging to refrain from blame. Someone once said; Love is saying “I feel differently,” instead of “You’re wrong.” As leaders, parents,…

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