Fully developed conscious mind and independent thinkers.
Like adults, teen brainwaves are in the highest level of brain activity and are active and focused. The subconscious falls to the background.
Teens are developing a natural independence and questioning and rejecting authority. Expressing feelings to parents at this time is unlikely and uncommon.
As a parent or caregiver, the best you can do is direct them to and provide resources to help them. Working 1:1 with a good practitioner, or learning for themselves online.
I humbly acknowledge the land and water that sustains us, where I work, play, create, and live is on traditional lands, referred to as Treaty 6 Territory encompassing the traditional territories of numerous First Nations, including the Cree and Métis homeland.
As a white, heterosexual woman, I am committed to educating myself and investing in education about racial, systemic, discriminatory and social justice issues.
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