Stressed Out Teen? SpongeBob SquarePants to the Rescue! by Nicole DeAvilla
If you see your teenager watching their favorite show from when they were young, such as SpongeBob or a Disney movie, they may be recharging themselves to relieve the stress that accompanies being a teenager. Reading juvenile books, shooting baskets and organizing closets were some of the other activities to release stress that teenagers reported to The New York Times reporter, Lisa Damour.
If you see your teen is stressed should you send them to watch SpongeBob or read Percy Jackson? No. Each teen is unique in how they cope with stress. Some find yoga or mindfulness most helpful, while others will talk it out with friends. Suggest ways to release stress, but let your teen decide what works best for them. Read the full article here.