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  • Dealing With Difficult Teenage Behaviors as a Parent – Setting Boundaries and Offering Love

    When dealing with a teenager, you will see disrespectful behaviors such as door-slamming or eye-rolling. Sometimes, however, they may be more concerning, such as withdrawal, rebellion, or patterns of defiance. These behaviors can leave you helpless, frustrated, and sometimes lost. Yet, in this confusion, you must balance offering love and setting healthy boundaries. At Nexus Teen …

  • Social Media & Teen Self-Esteem - Navigating Our Digital World

    Social Media & Teen Self-Esteem – Navigating Our Digital World

    As a parent, you must understand the effects of social media on your teen’s self-esteem. This means going beyond mere screen time monitoring; it involves examining the link between your teen’s mental health and the digital culture. As we go deep into the ins and outs of social media and reen self-esteem, we will explore …

  • Learning Positive Self-Talk for Teens - a Parent Toolkit

    Learning Positive Self-Talk for Teens – A Parent Toolkit

    Research shows learning positive self-talk for teens positively impacts teenagers’ development, helping them cope with their emotions and stress. Whereas positive self-talk can breed a growth mindset, resilience, and confidence, negative self-talk can be the cause of anxiety, a sense of inadequacy, and self-doubt. This means that as a parent, you must teach your teen to …

  • How to Help a Teen Build Self Confidence - Parent Strategies

    How to Help a Teen Build Self-Confidence: Parent Strategies

    Low self-confidence in teens rarely gets the attention it deserves despite having several detrimental effects. Lack of self-confidence can hinder teenagers from forming meaningful connections, engaging in social activities, or participating in school. It can also contribute to heightened anxiety or depression and make teens vulnerable to peer pressure.  At teen mental health treatment center …

  • How To Guide an Anxious Teen Calmly as a Parent

    How to Guide An Anxious Teen Calmly As A Parent

    Anxiety is one of the most common disorders among teens. The World Health Organization estimates that 3.6% of 10-14-year-olds and 4.6% of 15-19-year-olds struggle with at least one anxiety disorder. Such teens often look up to their parents for support and guidance. Unfortunately, how parents react to their conditions may end up escalating them.  At Nexus Teen Academy, …