August 20, 2019

Is Your Anxious Parenting Giving Your Anxious Teen Anxiety?

“The notion of anxious, stressed-out teenagers has become so commonplace that it is almost a modern-day stereotype.

But mental health concerns do seem to be on the rise.

So, what’s behind this phenomenon and how can parents help their kids navigate the brave new world in which we now live?

The biggest generational shift facing teens today is the rise of digital media and portable technology. Sure, this has some benefits. But it has also created problems that were not faced by generations before.

Where once the other kids in our year level at school were our points of comparison, teens today are now able to compare themselves to an unlimited number of peers and models via social media.”

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