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Teens Can - Optimistic Thinking

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The Basics

  • As part of a teen’s normal development they often see problems as being worse than they are. They need to hear that you agree that things can be difficult but that you have confidence in them.
  • Negative thoughts can be reframed into positive ones plus icon
  • Giving praise to your teen helps build their confidence to take on challenges
  • Your teen needs you to be their cheering section and their biggest fan
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