By Trace Embry
This week we give you a collection of the Top Five Blog Posts as of October, 2013.
Below, we give you easy access to the most favorite blog posts that Insight Readers found most helpful.
3 Problem Areas in America’s Youth Culture
Who would of thought…? Abandonment, Over Indulgence in Media, and a Postmodern Worldview are three of the things the American teenager struggles with the most. We discuss it in-depth in this post.
This post outlines the implications of what I call 21st Century anhedonia. It is brought on largely because of the constant multitasking that today’s fast-paced and “pleasure me into imbecility” society has produced by way of screens, keyboards, and a multitude of other digital devices.
1 Reason Teens are Misdiagnosed with Depression
Anhedonia can manifest symptoms similar to that of depression; yet, it’s not depression. Doctors are dispensing depression medications for it and exacerbating the problem! This post offers additional resources for parents to help identify anhedonia in their teen.
The Effects of Music on Today’s Teens
Not all art and not all talent is Holy Spirit inspired—regardless of how intriguing or entertaining or deep and mysterious the message is. Some of the world’s most gifted artists have no idea how damaging their “art” can actually be. In this post we take a look at how harmful certain music can be to young impressionable minds.
Sin-An Irrelevant Word in Today’s Society
Deep inside all of us is that spark of the Divine that knows right and wrong and that there is a God. We are hardwired for Him. Kids are no different. This post talks about sin as being looked as “old fashion,” even though it is a spiritual thing – the thing that helps us follow the high ground when confronted with moral and ethical situations.
What are some other areas of interest we can help you address in parenting your teen or gain Insight for Today’s Culture?