That feeling of emptiness. Is it sadness? Melancholy? Boredom? It may be a little of everything.
Close to 40 percent of students in the U.S. have been exposed to some form of traumatic stressor in their lives.
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.
Feeling lost is something that every person will likely experience at some point. Remember not to blame yourself and that there are ways you can cope.
Struggles can take us by surprise. Learning healthy ways to move through adversity can help us cope better and recover more quickly.