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What Do You Do With Your Time?

A couple months before Youth For Freedom, the staff and I met to have a 3-day training, and I was asked to give a presentation. I decided to tell them to do what they want for 10 minutes. When I asked them how they felt about how they used their time, most of them...

Being a Leader

Being A Leader What does it mean to be a leader? Have you ever given someone directions? Have you ever stood up for yourself or for others against the odds? Have you ever made a choice? If you have done any of these, then you are a leader. Are you human? Then you are...

The 4 YFF Sessions

The 4 YFF Sessions At our Youth For Freedom Conferences, the youth are divided into four different sessions. Each session has a unique motto and leadership skills that are primarily focused on. Session one is specifically for our younger youth, ages 12-13 and youth...

Learning to Trust Myself

Have you ever trusted someone? I believe that everyone has trusted in something and or someone at one point in their lives. Here’s another question, have you ever trusted yourself? I don't know about you but I haven't ever thought about trusting myself until just a...

Integrity

I read an article a few years ago, that was shared with me through Youth for Freedom called "Integrity; Without it Nothing Works". After reading this, I had a major shift of perspective and since then I have been much more serious about my habits, my patterns, and...

Leadership

A new approach to leadership: Leaders who’ve learned to let it go. Old school leadership took on a “Do as I’m doing! Follow, follow me!” mentality. Success being determined by quality and quantity of sheep. A “Mother knows best”, from the movie Tangled approach with...

Boundaries

At the Freedom Extreme in St. George, I participated in a simulation involving creating boundaries. We paired with partners and each partner would instruct us how to move. If they gave us the hand motion to stop, we stopped. If they gave us the motion to move...

Awkward Sharks

Two years ago, I stumbled into an emotional circus called Youth For Freedom (YFF). I had signed up to be a counselor with no foreknowledge of what YFF had to offer. I found myself at a training surrounded by people I didn’t know, using a jargon that was completely...

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