Coping Strategy #2: Help them develop their emotional awareness.

Written by Violaine Guéritault, Ph.D.

Emotional awareness will develop your preteen’s or teen’s capacity to relate to their emotions in a more constructive manner by developing their awareness of what they are feeling and why. This way they will become more aware of what their needs are, what they want or do not want, and they will also be able to recognize the powerful impact their emotions can have on their body. To read our article on Developing Emotional Awareness, click here.