What is Going On in Your Teen’s Brain?

What is Going On in Your Teen’s Brain?

Although children’s brains reach about 90-95% of adult size by the time they are six, their brain development is far from over. A teenager’s brain still intensively transforms before it starts functioning as an adult brain. In other words, your teen’s brain is still under construction, which strongly influences their thinking, behavior, and emotional reactions.

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Why Self-Compassion is Important for Teens?

Why Self-Compassion is Important for Teens?

Being a teenager has never been easy. Adolescence is a period of growth and change. Teenagers naturally go through a phase of self-discovery and this often causes teen rebellion and confusion. For many teenagers, challenges of adolescence lead to disconnection, isolation, anxiety, and depression.

Thus, teaching teenagers self-compassion is vital in helping them understand themselves, the world around them, and their place in that world.

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