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Staying in control: Self regulation makes self control in teens possible

Staying in control: Self regulation makes self control in teens possible

Is your teen impulsive? Do they have a hard time controlling their anger or frustration? A lack of self control in teens can lead to a whole bunch of problems down the line. Self control in teens lies in your teen’s ability to self-regulate. Self-regulation is the reason self control in teens can occur at all.

New studies have emerged which indicate that when a teen is screaming at you about one thing or another, it’s usually because their brain has switched into “survival mode” due to their stress load being too great. In order to prevent the explosive outbursts you may be experiencing with your child, help them to understand what triggers this behavior. What exactly stresses them out so much to cause these outbursts? self control in teens

Understanding self control in teens

By identifying stressors and helping your teen build self control skills, you can help your teen achieve academic and social success.

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