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The YouSchool Podcast

The YouSchool Podcast

Hosted by: Scott Schimmel

Go to our YouTube channel to watch the episodes (just search The YouSchool) My nightmare at 20 years old was that I would wake up at 40 and feel deep regret that I lived the wrong life- a really nice, predictable,...

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Pursuing a Compelling Life Vision with Mike Boroughs

Kids get asked all the time what they want to do when they grow up. High schoolers get asked what their plans are after graduation. College students get asked the same thing, with a big emphasis on work. But we never...
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Guiding Students to Creativity and Beauty with Lauren DeCaprio

A key foundational element for building a meaningful life is regularly appreciating what's beautiful to you. What if we teach the appreciation of beauty as a life skill? Even asking the question: 'What's beautiful to...
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Learning to Lead Your Life Effectively - Stress Management

A key foundational element for building a meaningful life is developing skills for self-management. Since stress is unavoidable, we might as well find a way to manage it effectively. Typically, stress will lead us to...
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Finding Your Way Back Home With Corrie Myers

Students today are under more stress and pressure than a generation ago, from an academic, performance, and college admissions standpoint. On top of that, they feel the weight of the world—conflict, uncertainty,...
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Raising Grateful Kids

The last thing any parent or teacher wants is to see a kid grow up to act entitled like the world owes you something. Humility and gratitude are universal traits we all uphold. Kids, by nature and age, live in the...
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Finding Your Worth - An Interview With Teen Therapist, Ashley Cox

Ashley Cox, MA, LMFT received her Master’s in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy in July 2012 from Azusa Pacific University. Since 2011, she has provided child and family therapy, as...
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Learning to Accept Yourself As You Are

When you're trying to find inner peace with external metrics like the number of followers you have, your athletic ability, your grades or test scores, or your number of likes on an Instagram post, you'll feel...
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Managing Your Kid's Big Reactions & Anxiety with Charlie Ruce

Remember when we thought the majority of the stress and strain of the pandemic was behind us? Well, now we're headed into summer and still carrying all of the stress and anxiety from the past two (plus) years. As...
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Editing Your Life Story With Sanam Charlton

ABOUT SANAM CHARLTON Sanam is a graduate of the University of Florida with degrees in Accounting and International Development and Humanitarian Assistance, with an MA from Mercer University in Early Childhood...
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Teaching Skills of Self-Discovery

Accurate self-awareness is a foundation for health and wellbeing. It’s the basis for quality relationships, career satisfaction, effective leadership, and almost any worthy endeavor you can imagine. The people who...
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Finding Your Learning Style With Karen Elaine Rogers

Unfortunately, it's rare to find a kid who goes through school and emerges more curious, passionate, and engaged in their learning than they started with. Sometimes it feels like an inevitable result. But does it have...
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How Do You Learn Best? Understanding Your Learning Style

Unless a kid has been assessed for unique learning challenges or disabilities, they will have to survive in a one-size-fits-all model of learning. Good teachers will employ strategies to provide differentiated...
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Do you know?

For years we’ve been studying what a young person needs in order to transition into a healthy, thriving adulthood.  

They're uncommon sense ideas, really.

Download this checklist and use it with your students (or kids).

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