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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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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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Taking the Path of Resistance with Copywriter Megan Kachigan

When a kid is growing up, many receive the advice to pick a career that's practical. For others, their parents to find something that makes them happy. Either way, it's not easy.    What does a kid do, though, when...
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Resilience Episode - What Have You Pushed Through?

There’s nothing worse than wanting something and finding out you can’t get it yet. It’s so, so tempting to just give up. Maybe you tried out for a team but got the news that you wouldn’t make the squad this year, but...
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U.S. Navy SEAL (ret.) Diego Ugalde on the Life Lessons From Failure

LEARNING FROM FAILURE: WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED FROM FAILURE? Failing sucks, right? Especially when it’s public and other people know about it. Whether it’s missing the shot to lose the game, failing the test, getting...
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Critical Identity Question: What Have You Learned From Failure?

If we don't let kids fail, they won't learn significant truths about life.  They won't learn about persistence. They won't be able to discern what's most important. They won't be able to learn that their true worth...
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Confronting Your Limits - An Interview with Cale Schimmel

The teenage years are primarily about identity formation—discovering who you are, and who you're not. One key piece of that exploration is learning to be honest about your limitations and weaknesses, and knowing how...
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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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