May is Teen Self- Esteem month. What does it exactly mean and why is this month so important?
What is self-esteem? Well self-esteem according to the dictionary is confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect
This month raises awareness for parents, guardians, teachers, etc. anyone who plays a role in a teens life. It can be very easy for a teenager to not know their self-worth and be critical of themselves. Low self-esteem can lead to a wide range of health problems. Getting more involved in a teen’s life can stop issues before they even begin.
There are many ways one can help with a teen’s self-esteem like just listening to them, letting them vent with no interruptions, giving them compliments, reassuring them that they are enough!
We have put together a list of things you can do to make that teen in your life feel special!