7 Ways to Help Build your Teenagers Self Esteem
May is National Teen Self Esteem Month. Teenagers are struggling, and we need to help them. 7 in 10 girls believe that they are not good enough or don’t measure up in some way, including their looks, performance in school and relationships with friends and family members. Low self esteem in teens isn’t only with girls. 38% of boys in middle school and high school reported using protein supplements and nearly 6% admitted to experimenting with steroids.
There are so many factors that play into the daily life of a teenager- Social media, bullying and a general unease about being safe in their own environments. There are lots of ways to help the teenagers in your life with their self esteem.
Here are 7 Ways to Help Build your Teenagers Self Esteem: (view the full article HERE!) 1. Set Boundaries 2. Be Generous with Praise 3. Encourage Decision Making and Opinions 4. Stay Connected 5. Be Supportive 6. Criticize Constructively 7. Encourage Individual Talents
Check out these websites for more resources on helping the teens in your life with their self esteem: