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Youth Motivational Speaker -  Is it Possible for to Build Self-Esteem?

Youth Motivational Speaker - Is it Possible for to Build Self-Esteem?

Our students today suffer from low self-esteem, and sometimes it almost feels like an epidemic. Many students suffer from poor self-esteem, which causes any number of negative consequences, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, substance abuse, and in the worst-case scenarios, suicide. It should be our goal to stop this epidemic. We need to determine how to best help today's young people build positive self-esteem. A youth motivational speaker is the best option to address this topic and provides an excellent method of communicating with your students.

Can a Youth Motivational Speaker Help?

Can a Youth Motivational Speaker Help?It is essential that teenagers be taught to balance self-acceptance and self-improvement. While we want them to strive to be the best they can be, we also want their goals to be at least somewhat realistic. We must direct their progress to be successful in their goals.

We must remain positive and encouraging when working with the students. We want them to understand and accept their flaws but also continue to work towards becoming better people.

A youth motivational speaker, with his or her unique set of life experiences, has the skill set necessary to reach the young people. Students are more willing to listen and become energized and hopeful for a better future through these meetings.

A Youth Motivational Speaker Will Provide Strategies to Improve Self-Esteem

A Youth Motivational Speaker Will Provide Strategies to Improve Self-EsteemA youth motivational speaker understands that students must be taught strategies to improve their self-esteem. The youth motivational speaker uses their life skills in a manner that inspires students to implement those strategies in their own lives. Teachers, staff, and parents can follow up by supporting students in the process.

One essential component of encouraging self-esteem is to learn assertive skills. Students must know and understand how to stand up for themselves. This must be taught in an appropriate manner, so they will understand how to use this new skill. Students using this assertive skill will ask for help when they do not understand something or are having problems.

Students who understand how to be assertive will stand up to bullies, either in their own defense or in defense of friends and classmates. Learning assertiveness helps students confidently push forward to achieve their goals and may allow them the opportunity to set appropriate goals for their lives.

Part of improving self-esteem is building confidence. A youth motivational speaker exhibits this confidence through their life story and how they were able to overcome difficulties. In allowing your students to hear these stories and learn how another individual managed to overcome barriers, will encourage your students to become more confident in their own abilities.

Brad Hurtig is a youth motivational speaker who can reach students and inspire them. His unique story of losing both hands in an accident during his high school years, and later becoming a defensive leader on his high school football team, demonstrates to students that every individual can do extraordinary things. To learn more about Brad or to have him speak at your next assembly, please contact us today!


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