DAILY SELF-CARE FOR TEENS
9 hours Nightly
Stop using all electronics (TV, computer, phone, etc.) at least 60 minutes before you try to go to sleep.
Read a book or magazine just before going to sleep (to get your mind off the concerns of the day).
Healthy food at least
These are collected wisdoms I gathered from various mentors, friends, and teachers in 2017. I encourage you to write down your own list of wisdoms, lessons learned, and deep truths gathered along your way. They can become the principles upon which you live your life.
1. When the pain begins, Fall
When a mom looks at her baby and smiles, you often see the baby smile. When you see a dad hold his baby and frown, you see the baby frown or make an unusual face. When you see a skateboard crash-video on YouTube, you wince in pain as you somehow
Make the most of your high school experience (academics, teacher/mentors, activities, sports, arts).
Make the most of this time in your life.
Only engage in healthy friendships.
Treat your body with great respect (exercise, eat good food, no sodas, eat breakfast, wait a while to have sex, get 9
Label feelings in order for your child to develop an emotional vocabulary, promoting an understanding of self-experience, as well as “other” experience.
Another way to teach your child to understand and define their emotions is to have a "feeling of the week." Each week, put up on the refrigerator