For Teens

This section is just for teens! It includes thoughts from other young people as well as tips from experts. You’ll find easy strategies for communicating more effectively with parents and ideas for managing stress and staying healthy.

Essential Reads

Help Parents Know What You Can Handle

May 01, 2019

Teens -- partner with your parents to work towards the privileges you want.

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The Power of Exercise for Teens

Sep 04, 2018

One stress management technique teens can try is exercise. Learn why it’s so powerful.

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Category: Managing Stress

Teens, Conserve Energy to Manage Stress

Sep 04, 2018

How to save energy so you can tackle problems more effectively.

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Category: Managing Stress

Why Parents Can Be Overprotective

Sep 04, 2018

Teens: teach your parents when to worry and when to trust that you've got it.

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Teens Can Take Instant Vacations to Relax

Sep 04, 2018

Take an “instant vacation” -- a brief time-out for the mind and body to relax and rewind.

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Category: Managing Stress

Avoid Conflict With “I Statements”

Sep 04, 2018

A smart conversation strategy to circumvent unhealthy communication patterns.

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Avoid What Stresses You Out

Sep 04, 2018

A good stress management strategy for teens is to avoid stress whenever possible.

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Category: Managing Stress

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