Teens go through a lot of changes and have a lot of pressures put on them from different groups. It is not uncommon to have low periods or feelings of depression during this time. According to Mental Health America, if you are experiencing a loss of interest in activities you normally enjoy, irritability, tiredness, and… Continue reading 8 Natural Remedies for Teen Depression
Every parent with teenage children worries that they aren’t getting a good night’s sleep most nights, but staying up late and not getting enough sleep are generally considered to just be one of those “things teenagers do.” When you add to that the fact that research has shown that teenagers are biologically hardwired to stay… Continue reading Does Lack of Sleep Affect Mental Health?
Although most teenagers would likely disagree, it simply isn’t true that teenagers need less sleep than their parents. According to the National Sleep Foundation, most teens need at least 9 hours of sleep every night which is slightly more than their parents need. Unfortunately, today’s teens often struggle to get the sleep they need. It… Continue reading How to Help Your Teen Get a Good Night’s Sleep
When we are overtired, everything in our life suffers. We are moody and irritable which affects our personal relationships. Our ability to concentrate and focus is compromised, making it difficult to learn, retain, and recall information. We lack energy which makes exercise and physical activity difficult. We drive when we are drowsy which endangers our… Continue reading How Sleep May Be Impacting Your Teen