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The teen and tween years are tough for EVERY person, no matter your upbringing, background, or circumstances. Our goal is to teach young people how to develop the personal tools and resources to cope with many situations. Teens report more self-confidence and happiness after our classes and events.

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Helpful and Useful

    

It was so helpful and useful. I really liked the skin care day.

-14 years old

Get Rid of Negative Talk

    

There isn’t a single thing at all I would change about this program. I feel like I’ve been helped by the posture tools and get rid of my negative talk.

-16 years old

Made Me More Positive

    

I like being outside a lot. I learned how to have a positive life, be assertive, and think about what I’m putting into my body.

-18 years old

Fun Activities

    

I liked the activities that got us moving and the communication tools.

-17 years old

It Helped My Anxiety

    

“It has helped me a lot with my anxiety.”

-15 years old

Interesting Discussions

    

My favorite parts were the group share discussions. I’m coming back for more of that!

-14 years old

Helped With My Stress

    

It helped me a lot with my stress.

-15 years old

Helpful!

    

It was helpful and I liked the MELT, skin products, and relationship stuff.

-15 years old

I Can’t Believe How Helpful this Was

    

I can’t believe how helpful this was. I really liked the yoga and want to do more of it!

-17 years old

Very Useful

    

I liked the self-talk strategies, they were very useful.

-16 years old

I Learned So Much

    

I learned how to overcome labels and how to live with kindness, good communication, posture and confidence.

-18 years old

Positively Moving on With Life

    

Everything was so positive, I loved it! I now understand that letting go of toxic people and positively moving on with life will help me move forward.

-18 years old

Loved the Self-Love Orientation

    

The ‘labels’ lesson really spoke to me, and I loved how self-love oriented the program was!

-16 years old

Lots of Fun

    

I had a lot of fun and will be back next year!

-16 years old

Loved the Excitement and Positivity

    

I found it useful for a lot of things and will remember the communication skills most. Loved the excitement and positivity.

-16 years old

Deal with Unwanted Situations

    

It taught me to be myself and how to deal with unwanted situations.

-16 years old

Loved this Program!

    

I loved this program!

-16 years old

I Learned So Much

    

I want to share everything I learned! I want to share Dr. Paula, she’s amazing. Her program is soo helpful in so many ways. I feel honored to be taught by her. I learned so much!

-17 years old

I’m More Assertive

    

I know I want to be more assertive, now that I know how to.

-15 years old

I Liked the Sharing

    

I liked sharing, the positive self-talk, communication, and skin care.

-16 years old

I’m More Assertive

    

I will definitely use the assertive talking techniques.

-15 years old

Very Positive

    

I really liked learning ways to feel more confident and positive self-talk. More dancing, please!

-18 years old

I Feel Happier

    

I feel happier about myself.

-15 years old

it saved my life

    

Every single part of this experience was the biggest blessing to happen in my life. I learned about relationships, how to love myself, skincare, yoga, meditate, etc. I felt in tune with myself and my depression slowly faded away.

-Crystal Calix

Awesome Techniques

    

I’ll use the ‘cross-crawl’ technique for sure…that is awesome!

-14 years old

I Learned to Love Myself

    

Everything was so good. I learned the importance of kindness, a positive attitude, and to love myself as I am.

-16 years old

Very Uplifting

    

The whole thing was very uplifting.

-16 years old

Helped Me Develop

    

I felt it helped me develop as a person. Really liked the high power poses!

-17 years old

Very Helpful

    

Everything was very helpful, especially the skin care and relationship advice.

-16 years old

I Enjoyed Everything

    

I enjoyed everything, but mostly the confidence part and labels thing.

-15 years old

Be Successful

    

I learned how to be successful and confident.

-17 years old

Join this Program

    

My advice to everyone is to join this program!

-18 years old

We Were Taught to Love Ourselves

    

I liked that we were taught to love ourselves. I learned how to have more power within myself.

-15 years old

Dr. Paula is Great

    

I just want Dr. Paula to keep up the fun, exciting, and happy personality she has.

-16 years old

Absolutely amazing

    

I’ve always had trouble with friendships in the past. I never knew how to see when a friend was toxic before it was too late. This camp really helped me find the red flags in a friendship and since then, I have saved myself from many other toxic friendships. The skincare stuff we did was also a life saver, and my acne is so much better now. So is my self confidence!!

-Lauren Usher

Boosts Your Confidence

    

I liked learning about how power poses actually help boost your level of confidence, and the dancing activities we did.

-16 years old

I Benefitted a Lot

    

This program teaches important life skills. I benefitted most from the positive self talk and about not using labels.

-15 years old

You Will Remember This

    

I will remember this! I want to remember everything I learned here!

-14 years old

Very Interesting

    

It was VERY interesting! I liked all of the techniques I learned.

-14 years old

Helpful and Relevant

    

I liked that it was helpful and relevant. The tools I’ll use are posture and confidence.

-14 years old

Great Relationship Advice

    

The relationship goals personally helped me. Thank you so much!

-17 years old

Dr. Paula is Amazing!

    

I loved everything. Dr. Paula is amazing! This has helped me so much, and also, Dr. Paula is amazing! 🙂

-17 years old

I Liked Everything

    

I liked everything about this, and really the self-confidence and self talk!

-16 years old

Self-Confidence and Body Image

    

Oh my gosh! Dr. Paula and her crew taught us sooooo many ways to grow our self-confidence! I have noticed so many ways the retreats have changed my life already, and it is truly empowering.

-Keana Gill

Great Relationship Advice

    

I liked the parts about managing burnout and stress management. Also all the relationship discussions.

-17 years old

Relatable and Taught Really Well

    

It was relatable and taught really well. My take-away was the positive self-talk.

-16 years old

Dancing Was My Favorite

    

The dancing was my favorite part!

-17 years old

Loved the Yoga

    

Yoga. I needed yoga. I’d never done yoga. I love yoga.

-16 years old

Be Back Next Year

    

I will definitely be back next year for more!

-15 years old

Lifelong Lessons

    

You learn things that can be used throughout your life, not just one time.

-18 years old

I Loved Everything

    

I loved everything, everything, everything! I’d like to keep doing yoga.

-16 years old

So Helpful

    

I found this so helpful, especially the part about letting go.

-15 years old

Useful Now and in the Future

    

I thought it was very useful for now and the future. I want more yoga, meditation, and nature walks.

-18 years old

Self-Confidence

    

I have way more self-confidence now!

-16 years old

Awesome!

    

Skin care! Awesome!

-15 years old

Take Better Care of Yourself

    

I feel like I know how to take care of myself better now.

-15 years old

Loved the Dancing

    

The dancing made me so happy! I want more dancing!

-17 years old

Taught Me Anger Management

    

It helped me a lot with my anger management issues and understanding how to handle a conflict. I feel calmer.

-16 years old

Loved the Yoga

    

I loved the yoga and meditation the most.

-15 years old

Very Helpful and Applicable

    

This was very helpful and applicable for everyday life. I want to do more nature walks, meditation, and yoga. I’m ready to use what I learned about posture and positive self-talk. Overall, I loved this program. Thank you Dr. Paula!”

-16 years old

I’m More Relaxed

    

I’ve been more relaxed with the tools I’ve learned. My favorite was the yoga and dancing and nature walks and skin care.

-18 years old

Calmed Me Down

    

The meditations helped me calm down my anger.

-15 years old

Different Views on Life

    

It gave me different views on life.

-18 years old

Valuable Lessons

    

It teaches you valuable lessons and gives you tools for life.

-17 years old

Tools for Life

    

This really teaches you valuable lessons and gives you tools for life.

-17 years old

I’m More Confident Now

    

I learned to be more confident on what I want to accomplish. The last day’s activity was my favorite!

-14 years old

More Dancing

    

It was fun and I liked the positive self-talk. I want to do more dancing!

-14 years old

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