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Parenting in the Most Challenging Years of a Child’s Growth: The Adolescence

July 3, 2016 By admin

Parenting practices generally have three main goals. First is to ensure the safety and the health of the child. Second is to prepare the child for future life and third is to ensure that as an adult he transmits good cultural values.

A superior quality relationship between the children and parents is extremely essential in order to achieve the above mentioned goals.

During the development span of a child, it is the adolescence or the teen years that pose great challenge to both the parents alike. There is a huge confusion because there are numerous hormonal changes going on and the world around them is becoming even more complex. The children themselves are confused and unable to understand their own feelings and parent’s feelings too.

As a result, the children feel easily irritated, angry and lonely too when they are accosted with such complicated issues of growth and development. There are issues about peers, drugs, identity, sexual behavior and many more. They no longer are interested in responding to parental authority.

Parents too are perplexed because their earlier parenting methods are no longer working now. The parents are also in a helpless situation and often end up in arguments with their child regarding the choices that he is making in life. Hence, the teenager ends up becoming the focal point of conflicts at home.

Here are the areas that conflicts between parents and adolescents generally arise:

  • Time spent with family vs.

Better Mental and Emotional Health: For a Psychologically Fitter YOU

July 3, 2016 By admin

Mentally and emotionally healthy people have a fairly good control over their behavior as well as their emotions. They are in a position to face the different challenges that life poses them. They are also able to build strong relationships with people whom they come across. Just as it is important to maintain good physical health, it is also equally important to maintain good emotional and mental health as it helps you lead a good quality of life. When your mental health is improved, you experience a great sense of satisfaction and achievement in your life.

What is mental health?

Well, it refers to the psychological well being of a person. It encompasses the feelings you hold towards your own self, your ability to be able to manage a myriad range of your feelings, your ability to deal with challenges and your ability to deal with relationships in life.

It is not the absence of any kind of mental health problems that reflects your mental health. It is a lot more than just being free of different kinds of psychological issues. It refers to the kind of positivity that you experience as an overall being.

People with good mental wellness experience:

  • A great sense of happiness and contentment.
  • An enthusiasm for living life to the fullest
  • An ability to bounce back after experiencing a setback in their life
  • Strike a perfect balance between work,