A healthy response to stress (Part 3 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 –
#3– Making conscious choices: Help them choose to do something rather than feel a force outside themselves is making the decision. Help them be pro-active.
Commentary by Margaret Murchan, LCSW
Resources and recommended readings on this topic:
The Hurried Child by David Elkind
Doing School: How We are Creating a Generation of Stressed Out, Materialistic and Miseducated Students by Denise Clark Pope
The Price of Privelege by Madeline Levine, Ph.D