Most parents want their children to be happy. In fact, we are willing to do almost anything to Happy Teensensure our kid’s safety, success, and happiness.

We struggle to protect their safety, do all we can to educate and motivate toward success, and we work hard to provide for their happiness.

However, the reality is that the things we fight against – risk, vulnerability and failure – are necessary factors on the journey toward success. And happiness is not something we can provide or something to be achieved once and for all.

Happiness is tricky. Pursuing happiness is like chasing your own shadow. You know it’s there, but you can’t seem to grasp it. One moment it’s in plain sight and the next you’re not sure where it’s at.Read More