Short eBook novel for anyone wanting to see Adolescents become the best they can be

Short eBook novel for anyone wanting to see Adolescents become the best they can be

AVAILABLE AS AN eBOOK  – PROMOTING THE SPIRIT OF MENTORING The impact of social media on our young people concerns me greatly. Yes, we need to educate them on how to use social media responsibly, yet many parents of teenagers are not role-modelling this use themselves. Just check out comments from time to time on Facebook if you don’t believe me. The real challenge, as new inventions occur in the field of technology, is how to encourage our young people to build meaningful relationships with peer and adults, helping them appreciate that ‘instant gratification’ and ‘entitlement’ thinking will not enhance their relationship building skills. So, after eight or so years of writing, rewriting, rewriting, I finally produced a novel with the most powerful message of unconditional love and what it looks like that every honest human being hankers after and can attain, believe it or not – no, I am not saying or implying that it is easy, but, as the teenage characters in this story discover, anything is possible, particularly when it comes to contributing towards creating a more tolerant, loving global community. How do we cope, as teenagers, with the peer pressure that confronts us day in and day out, in our relationships, via social media etc.? How do we handle the daily challenges, as teenagers, that often leave us questioning who we are, why we have to deal with the ‘stuff’ life deals us, handle the times we feel lonely, different and even insecure? How do we, as educators, move alongside students who are at the most confusing time in their lives and speak to the...