Advice for Youth – Say NO to Drugs

biz11.       During your junior and senior high school years, you are going to be faced with the choice of whether or  not to try drugs. Your parents have done their best to make sure you will make the right choice but it is up to you at this point. My advice is to say NO to all drugs. They will ruin your life just as they have ruined many other lives. Teenagers are becoming addicted and dying every day from drug use. Some die from using drugs just one time. Don’t be one of them!
2.      Many teenagers feel that bad things only happen to other people, not them. Think again! No one ever thinks they will become addicted to drugs and die, or that they will die from trying drugs one time, but they do. Below are photos of some young people who have died. They never thought it could happen to them. They were just out for a good time but it ended very badly because they chose to use drugs.

3.      Drug dealers are not who you think they are.

15 Best Leadership Books Every Young Leader Needs To Read

youth3Reading is an essential life skill. It’s how we record our history and share stories. Sure, there are countless books jam-packed from cover to cover with valuable facts. But there are also limitless volumes containing invaluable insights on the human experience. Generations of people have scribed their experiences and struggles, their emotions and confessions onto blank pages, thereby transforming them into rich resources. Given this truth, it’s disheartening to report that global literacy rates are in decline. Individuals young and old all around the world are reading less, less absorbedly.

According to author John Coleman, this lack of literature extends into the business world and all the way up the corporate ladder. In his experience, “business people seem to be reading less.” Which is bad news considering the fact that “broad reading habits are often a defining characteristic of our greatest leaders.” Perhaps it’s because reading has been shown to improve communication, emotional intelligence, organizational effectiveness, and to reduce stress. All of which are critical requirements for an effective leader.

Now that you’ve been sufficiently convinced of the importance of reading, especially for would-be leaders, you’re

Six Steps to Leadership for Young Professionals

youth2As a young professional, you may think you can’t lead or advance because of your youth or short tenure in your company. Think again.

In fact, youth and short tenure can be assets. Young professionals may not bring years of experience to a company, but they bring energy, exuberance, a fresh education and knowledge of new technologies that others in the company may not have. They also bring a fresh perspective — a new look at old problems.

As a young professional, you can still be a leader even if you’re not in a position of power. In fact, if you exercise your leadership skills as a young professional, your road to a more desirable position can be much shorter. Follow these six steps to cultivate and exercise your leadership skills without having positional power:

1. Do Good Work

It is a cliché, but it’s true — lead by example. Do the best you can do, ask questions and try to exceed all expectations. Winners are seen as leaders.

2. Get a Mentor

A mentor is a trusted advisor with more experience or status who teaches you in a

The gateway for the Teaching Profession

A teacher who wants to continue their education and earn higher wages must consider M.Ed. as the only measure that can bring the ambition of reality. As a matter of fact, in many educational systems worldwide, a higher degree of education is necessary to maintain the level of education qualifications. You can make online education programs, while teachers continue with their regular work or teaching job.

Online education is necessary that the master teacher is employed who wish to benefit from education or educational institution. Attend master classes can be difficult if your job does not allow you to go to college or university classroom-based campus to attend lectures. But in the age of online courses in india program run by the best colleges and universities around the world, you can do postgraduate courses in various fields such as curriculum theory The development of children, public policy, School of Management, etc. in their own time.

Online education programs offer masters degrees in education for positions as administrators or teachers in the public school system and private. Luckily, as an administrator, teacher or master degree graduates, a lot of opportunities that await you in the field of public or private education. Online education

At menopause, weight, exercise, education, income play big roles in metabolic risks

At midlife, overweight and obesity, lack of exercise, less education, and low income put women at much higher risk of having metabolic syndrome, the cluster of conditions predisposes people to diabetes and heart disease, shows a large study published in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society.

The researchers from Yonsei University in Seoul and Hallym University in Chuncheon, Korea, analyzed four years of data from the Korean Genetic Epidemiologic Survey on some 1,200 healthy women 45 to 55 years old who did not use hormones and looked for characteristics that predisposed the women to having metabolic syndrome or developing it as they went through menopause.

Metabolic syndrome includes excess body fat around the waist, increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, and abnormal cholesterol levels. Weight gain and a higher risk of metabolic syndrome are known to be common at menopause. But what has not been as well understood is how much social and economic conditions and the transition through menopause influence that risk.

For the women overall in the study, transitioning through menopause or becoming postmenopausal (reaching or exceeding 1 year after their final period) during the study did not significantly increase the risk of metabolic syndrome.

Why Youth Leadership is Important?

10 reasons why young people can lead us to a healthier future:

  1. Young people are best poised to advocate for their needs in creating and implementing policies and programs to ensure youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services are free from coercion, discrimination, and violence.
  2. Young people are more receptive to change and have a large stake in creating a strong future. Youth involvement facilitates positive social change, including structures, policies and procedures that are demand-driven to address the health needs of their communities and countries, now and in the future.
  3. Adolescents make up 1/4 of the world’s population, but were left out of the Millennium Development Goals. Young leaders can guarantee that youth and their priority to have affordable and quality healthcare are part of the post-2015 development agenda.
  4. According to a consultation by Restless Development with young people in 12 countries, overall, governance is the most important issue that should be addressed in the post-2015 dialogue. Strong youth leaders can increase accountability and encourage good governance for health.
  5. Meaningful youth participation at all levels of government results in responsive health systems that take advantage of new innovations and technologies.
  6. Investing in young people increases their knowledge and practical skills, strengthening their social interest, and nurturing

Why Youth Unemployment Is Still a Huge Problem

Consistent with past studies, the new study finds little evidence that summer job programs increase future employment or earnings among participants. Indeed, for reasons that are not yet clear, their results suggest that participants may actually earn less than nonparticipants in the three years following summer employment. Given that improving young adults’ labor market prospects is often an explicit goal of these programs, this finding is, to put it mildly, disappointing.

But there’s more to the story. Youth who participate in summer work programs are less likely to end up in jail. They’re even less likely to die.

Summer jobs save lives. That’s not a bad tagline.

The Troubles of Youth

To see why youth employment is important, today’s jobs report is a good place to start. With unemployment at 5.6 percent, things are continuing to look good for the workforce as a whole. But those top-level aggregates tell us nothing about how various subgroups are faring.

If we parse the data by age group, we see that young people by far are the most likely to be unemployed. At 12.4 percent, the unemployment rate among 16-to-24-year-olds is basically triple the rate faced by 35-to-44-years-olds (4.3 percent) and those 45–54 years of age (4.0 percent).


Why Youth Strength and Conditioning Matters

The Path to Performance
All athletes have one thing in common – they either are, or were, youth. The youth strength and conditioning programs in which these athletes participate have long-term performance implications. So, whether you are a RSCC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, sport scientist, or other allied strength and conditioning professional, here are three important youth strength and conditioning concepts:

  1. Develop physical literacy for youth by promoting a long-term approach to quality daily physical education and daily intermittent moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.
  2. Promote positive mental and psychosocial development as well as physical development with a properly designed strength and conditioning program.
  3. The Youth Resistance Training: Updated Position Statement Paper from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (2009) for guidelines on strength and conditioning programs that emphasize a long-term approach to developing strength and power.


A Model for ALL Youth
At the foundation of training youth is the philosophy that ALL children should be provided the opportunity to develop their physical, mental, and social skills. These physical, mental, and social skills must be considered simultaneously. Coaches must be aware of the nonlinear path of youth development and how this considerable variability of developmental stages has physical, mental, and social implications.

Training strategies for