Article by Stephanie King
HOW WE CAN ALL WORK TOGETHER In her second column, Stephanie King looks at what you expect from a ‘normal’ teenager.
What Is Normal Teen Behaviour?
Normal does not exist because it relies heavily upon perception, but perception varies from person-to-person depending on likes and dislikes, personal tolerances, upbringing, objective viewpoint, as well as what is or is not playing out.
Let’s take another look from an overview angle.
Life ticks past in seconds, minutes, hours and days. Before we know it, large chunks of time have passed. Not everything we do stems from conscious behaviour, indeed much more occurs automatically than we feed our conscious attention to. How we respond and interact with one another often falls right into this trap.
From a very early age children learn to respond to life...