Untangling Our Emotions
Strategies for unraveling those emotions that have our girls all twisted up inside.
Emotions, feeling them, expressing them, or not expressing them, influence behaviors and actions; it is imperative to learn how to cope with emotions and how to express emotions in productive and positive ways so our actions can be aligned with how we wish to behave.
Recognizing the power of forgiveness helps young people maintain healthy relationships, build strong friendships, and think before they act.
Relaxation of the body is important to maintaining wellness. When your body is tense or tired, problems appear to be magnified and decisions can be made without proper thought. Relaxation enhances clear thinking.
It is important to teach young people how to manage stress in healthy ways. Teaching stress relief skills can help them avoid conflicts with others, self-harming behaviors, and violence.