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Build Your Teenager’s Self-Esteem



The teenage years can be a time of turmoil as the young person begins to develop their sense of identity and wonders where they belong in the world. Add to this the emotional roller-coaster that are teenage hormones, plus the stresses of school and exams as well as dealing with parents and friends, and we can begin to understand why many teens feel they are lacking in confidence.

Do you wish your teens could believe in themselves, deal more confidently in situations and not let fear and self-doubt hold them back? People with high self-esteem achieve more, develop better relationships and generally make the most of themselves in life. Positive self-esteem is important because when people experience it, they feel better about themselves, they are effective and productive, and they respond to other people and themselves in healthy, positive ways. They know that they are lovable and capable and they care about themselves and others. They don’t have to build themselves up by tearing other people down or making others feel bad.

Here are some tips to help you build your teenager’s self-esteem:

Article written by Niamh Hannan, Registered Counselling Psychologist, on behalf of www.Helpme2Parent.ie. Niamh has designed and will be presenting a course for teenagers to help them to improve their self esteem and self confidence. See our website for more information and booking facilities.


Article Provided by Help Me To Parent Ltd

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce
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First Aid For Parents & Carers of Children
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