Family Addiction Recovery: A Blog
According to a recent study, training teens in a "growth mindset" can reduce their stress and improve their grades.
The hallways of high school often feel like battlegrounds—with potential social stressors lurking around every corner. When teens get ditched by their best friends or teased for their looks, the sharp pain of exclusion feels like it will last forever. But what if we could help teens take a different perspective?
In a recent study, psychologists at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Rochester set out to see if a small shift in mindset could reduce teenagers’ social stress. And they found that with a simple, half-hour training, they could help teens cope better, keep their bodies calmer, and even do better in school.
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Timothy Harrington is passionate about helping family members of the addicted loved one awaken to their own power and purpose.