Dr. Jordan’s fascinating interview with 3 high school girls about what it’s like to be an old soul:
Questions the girls answered:
Describing “old souls”
What does it mean to be an “old soul”?
When did you 1st notice you were different/ saw things different/ noticed and felt things different
Ever get overwhelmed with emotions b/c feel so deeply?
Was it hard to stay out of dramas? Feel alone or different? Out-of-the-loop?
Sometimes get into judging peers as immature, stupid? Cost to you?
Using the concept of “I’m an ass, you’re an ass”
“I’m an ass, you’re an ass” concept: understand peers vs. judge; most people sleep walking thru life, don’t expect more from them or will be constantly disappointed
Understand and accept them where they are
Different levels of friends: acquaintances vs. BFF’s; not write people off
How “Old Souls” find their tribe
Find tribe! How Camp Weloki helps them, Safe spaces, like minded friends, older friends, job
Fully engaged in passions: Smart Girls Gifted Women book
The benefits of being an old soul
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If you’d like more info on how to create a safe environment so that girls will share more with you, click on this link to sign up for Dr. Jordan’s online course, Parenting girls: The challenges girls face today with their feelings and friends and what they need