Ten Ways to Help Your Children Look After Their Mental Health
Here are some tips from the website www.believeperform.com:
- Be a role model
Demonstrate positive behaviors your children can learn from you.
Support your children. Talk about their problems and how they’re feeling.
- Coping skills
Help your children acquire skills such as problem-solving and thought-challenging.
Promote healthy eating and physical activity.
Develop a good sleep environment and help build positive sleep habits.
Promote play and creativity; allow your children to explore.
Teach your child relaxation skills such as deep breathing.
Involve yourself in your children’s hobbies. Allow them the time and space to look after themselves.
Help your children build resilience by allowing them to make their own decisions.
Help your children build positive relationships with friends and family.