From Anxiety to Wellness
We get it – it’s tough to raise a teen in today’s social media-obsessed rat race of a world. It can be even tougher to actually be a teen today.
That’s why at NorthStar Academy we teach our teens mental and emotional resiliency through positive coping skills. These teens are our future – so we show them that not only do they have potential, but can reach theirs through the healthy therapeutic foundation we offer. We owe it to them – and to ourselves – to change the narrative for this upcoming generation to a holistically healthy one.
10 Reasons Why American Teens Are More Anxious Than Ever
(via Psychology Today).
Electronics offer an unhealthy escape.
Happiness is all the rage.
Parents are giving unrealistic praise.
Parents are getting caught up in the rat race.
Kids aren’t learning emotional skills.
Parents view themselves as protectors, rather than guides.
Adults don’t know how to help kids face their fears the right way.
Parents are parenting out of guilt and fear.
Kids aren’t being given enough free time to play.
Family hierarchies are out of whack.
With all the above reasons, it’s no wonder our teens are so anxious. Let’s change the narrative of anxiety to wellness – and we can do that together.
Comment below with your family’s Top 3 Tools to combat anxiety and stress.