In order to teach teens resilience we need to model it. Practice these 10 steps in order to build your sense of confidence, well-being, and acceptance of challenging situations.
We appear to be devolving into our reactive emotions a lot these days: venting on social media, choosing to pay attention to media outlets that regurgitate our positions back to us, all of which further attaches us to our own views in a dangerous configuration that can fuel the flames of outrage, violence, and hate. The Southern Poverty Law Center found that the number of likes and comments on hate group accounts increased by 900 percent between 2015 and 2017. It seems we are ignoring the crucial difference between speaking up for ourselves and speaking out harshly against others.