7 ways to quiet your teen’s negative self-talk
With a new brain comes a new world. Neuroscience finds that our brains never stop growing – that’s the essence of adolescence!
Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. Positive mental health is a combination of feeling good and functioning well.
Although most mental-health disorders arise during adolescence, only one-third of investment in mental-health research is targeted towards young people.
For many parents, the truth is hard to admit: Adolescents begin to rely less and less upon adults in their lives and more heavily on their peers. Starting to let go is difficult. But teens’ reliance on buddies is good for their development and sense of belonging.
Emotionally resilient people handle stress and crises more effectively and calmly. Fortunately, emotional resilience is a trait that can be developed.