Tips to Help Out Your Stressed-Out Teen
RelaxationHow people find relaxation is different for everyone, but you should encourage them to do something that will distract them from their worries and focus on something that calms them down. Going for a walk with the dog or fishing with you are all things that will take them out of the busy world for a bit into a more tranquil setting.
PositivityInstead of having anxiety waiting for the other shoe to drop, lead them to look at situations with the glass half-full. Instead of feeling defeated when something does not go the way they want, teach them how to turn lemons into lemonade and how to make their inner dialogue speak to them in a kind way.
ReliefA teen does not have to wait until they are an adult to find the practice of meditation or the use of therapy as a stress reliever. There are apps that provide guided meditation and there are counselors and therapist that can help your teen alleviate their stress.
LifestyleYour teen needs exercise, a good night's sleep, and healthy meals to assist in their overall health. By staying healthy during this instrumental time of growth, they can benefit from reducing stress with better choices regarding their health. Stress affects everyone including teens. In order to give your teen a way to be rid of their stress, your direction can be the guiding force with the techniques that will prove to be conducive to less stressful daily living.
Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center leads the way with progressive, evidence-based programming to most effectively treat each individual adolescent while focusing on the uniqueness of each client. Healing the mind, the body, and the spirit as one in the same can make the biggest difference in staying sober.
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