for TEENS ... resources with YOU in mind
The Teenage Years
Please take what you like from these resources and leave the rest. If something here is helpful, please use it.
Apps are another way to be kind to your mind. Below are some apps that may help you.
One of my all time favorite books is Mans Search for Meaning
Caring and compassion make a difference. Self care even more so.
Helping others helps you to focus on others, not on your own problems. Volunteer with other students with special needs. You will not only feel better , you will make a difference.
Care about yourself. Write a positive message to yourself on a mirror with an erasable marker. Write a positive note to yourself on a card and carry it around in your wallet.
Creative The Future You Want
Decide to reach out
Express your feelings .
Focus on your strengths
Failing Does Not Mean You Are A Failure
watch this video:
Invite others to help you ...
Just be yourself.
Kindness is always a good thing .
Let go of past hurts
After any betrayal it is common for you to feel hurt and it is ok to feel those feelings. You want to protect yourself from hurting again. Be kind to yourself. Free yourself to trust and accept others as they are not as you wish them to be. Don't let anger define who you are.
Talk it out with someone or write it out in a journal. Keep a visual journal. That in itself can be a healing process. You can let it all out there.
Let it go ... one day at a time
Listen to music
Positive self talk
Quiet your mind
Toxic stress is not good for you. Get rid of it. Train your brain to go to a safe place. Your safe place might be a beach, a room that you like to go to. Your space is unique. Find one that works for you.
Trust: that your negative feelings will not last forever. Develop positive connections with people that heal and help not hurt and harm.
Watch a funny show
Write a letter to your problem
Share the letter if you like ,but if you don't that is ok too!
eXtra special . THAT's YOU!
YOU MATTER . Remember this always.
- I will engage in my life
- I will create the life I want
- I am getting better every day in every way
- My self-worth is not determined by others, but by myself
- I matter
- I am confident about solving life’s problems successfully
- If I can conceive it and believe it, I can achieve it
- I look forward to the future with hope and happiness
- I will follow my dreams
- I am not trying to fit in, because I was born to stand out
- I am good enough
- I will surround myself with people who treat me well