A healthy response to stress (Part 8 of 10)

Parents – you can have an impact on how your teenager deals with life. Remember that you are the models for them. Try not to get caught up in the fast pace. You can help them with:

#8– Physical Fitness: Physical activity reduces stress, and helps teens sleep and maintain focus.  Support your son or daughter in participating in sports or exercise at the gym or school.  Going for a walk together after dinner can be good for both of you and give you special time together.

Commentary by Laurie Linscheid, LMFT