Helping Teens Learn to Cope
Coping with life’s inevitable hardships is key to health and well-being. Learn how to guide your teens to adopt positive ways to deal with stress. When they can cope with challenges in positive ways they will be less likely to turn to quick, dangerous, fixes and will instead be prepared to become their best selves.
Exercise is a powerful strategy in learning to manage stress effectively. It’s important that parents teach this to their children and practice it themselves. Here’s why.
An overlooked strategy towards helping manage stress is to encourage them to contribute. Teach teens they can make a difference in another person’s life. That sense of purpose helps build resilience and gets them through life’s challenges.
Parents must ensure that tweens and teens possess healthy ways to manage stress. Learn about some key strategies to prevent risk, promote healthy choices, and strengthen relationships.
One effective way to manage stress is to learn how to properly manage emotions. Find out how you can support your tweens and teens to release their emotions in healthy ways.
We teach teens stress management when we help them learn to conserve energy. This involves separating problems into those that deserve energy from those that don’t. By doing so, they will be able to more efficiently take on challenges. Learn more.
One way to support teens to learn to manage stress and avoid problems is to teach them to avoid what stresses them in the first place! Help them learn to identify the people, places, and things that trigger their stress.