The Importance of Positive Thinking!

The Importance of Positive ThinkingWhy Positive Thinking is Important for Teens

You hear about positive thinking a lot these days, but what does it really mean? Everyone likes to be happy, but positive thinking goes far beyond what is in the forefront of our minds. Along with maintaining a good attitude, positive thinking is also about growing self-awareness and clearing negativity from the subconscious mind.

For many adults who are working through this process, it becomes clear that much of their negativity was formed during the teen years, when many people begin comparing themselves to their peers and feeling that they aren’t good enough. Therefore, working on developing positive thinking habits during the teen years can be incredibly valuable.

It’s the Perfect Time to Practice

The teen years are an excellent time to practice positive thinking because there are so many opportunities to see it work. From tests to athletic events, teens have one chance after another to see their new self-actualized attitudes improving things for them. Not only is this good practice when it comes to positive thinking, but it can also simply help them do better in school and get on a better track toward the future overall.

This isn’t to say that positive thinking can end every teen issue that will come up. It’s natural for life to have ups and downs. An important aspect of positive thinking is the understanding that it’s okay to still express sadness and other negative emotions. A healthy mindset isn’t about being giddy 24 hours a day. It’s about maintaining a belief in oneself and the goodness in the world around them. It’s about believing that it’s possible to get through hard times and come out ahead.

It Creates Habits that Could Last a Lifetime

While the teen years are some of the toughest to get through, adult life brings even harder challenges. If a teen can learn to stay positive through the ups and downs of high school, they will be much more prepared to face the hardships of adulthood.

For more information on teens and positive thinking, please contact me today. My online retreats can help teens and their parents come together to set goals and maintain a positive attitude about life.

If you are interested in learning more about creating a better relationship with your teen, please contact me today and we can discuss a variety of issues related to teen self esteem and explore healthy coping mechanisms. Call me at  928-300-0447 or

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