Hear from teenagers how they feel about social media sites and how these sites contribute to anxiety and depression among teens.
Hear from Chandler DeWitt about quitting competitive basketball after playing for six years and why it was the right decision for her.
Among young people depression and anxiety are three times higher than in the 1930's. Hear about the cultural shift from intrinsic to extrinsic values in society today.
Kids need to have the opportunity to explore and find their passion. In this segment John Gramlich discovers his love for performing and chooses to leave sports behind.
Parents and teachers have the challenge of finding a balance between extrinsic values (grades, test scores, building a resume) and intrinsic values (character, kindness, respect).
Living from the Inside Out
Grade Level: Elementary, Middle & High School
About the Program
Test scores. Team Sports. Technology. Teens face a competitive, complex, 24-7 existence. Experts believe a cultural shift — with values placed by parents, school systems and communities on external outcomes and material success — may be the fuel for undue stress and anxiety. How can educators, parents and kids themselves redefine this race for reward?