What is something that you can do for someone else that will automatically help you out as well? Mentoring. If you don’t see the connect, understand that teens with mentors go on to become happier, stable, well-functioning adults who contribute to society. See, it’s a win-win. In addition, you’ll get to hone your listening skills as mentees tell you where they need guidance, stay current as teens expose you to their world, and polish your leadership skills. So go see where you can volunteer and pass along knowledge, knowing your mentee will pay it forward one day.
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Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.Read more articles by this author