How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms

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“It’s critical to recognize that when we react to psychological distress as though it’s a fire that needs to be put out, we frighten our teenagers and usually make matters worse. Reacting instead with the understanding that emotions usually have their own life cycle — coming as waves that surge and fall — sends adolescents the reassuring message that they aren’t broken; in fact, they’re self-correcting.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/12/well/family/how-to-help-teens-weather-their-emotional-storms.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&fbclid=IwAR2KbNxXtwzkUeun9D8xgIBIsd-CbPaeEZEB2govRCqcWVIat9TSK8JX0pY

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