Why Todays Young People are Going Crazy
This is a long, but really good article about the challenges today’s children and young adults are facing and why genuine heart presence, guidance, and connection is so vital to return back to, as it not only affects our relationship to our children, but also to self, every relationship we have with others, and to our relationship at large with Earth and all of life.
If you’re a parent, parent-to-be, care-giver, or simply want to enrich your relationships and gain better understanding and compassion, then this article will shed some helpful insights to be present with in your life.
Of course these are just part of the story, but the more you engage making changes on these levels, the more likely you’ll start to become more in tune with the other levels that are also operating, and come to understand things more deeply.
Constant distraction creates an insecure attachment with kids, which can lead to addiction and mental health issues.
Over the past decade or two, seasoned therapists who treat young people have been seeing some increasingly worrisome trends. Although solid statistics are hard to come by, one indication of a surge in troubled young adults comes from the reports of college mental health services. A 2010 survey by the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at the University of California, Los Angeles of almost 202,000 incoming college freshmen at 279 colleges and universities showed a shocking decline in self-reported mental and emotional well-being
—at its lowest level since 1985, when HERI began conducting the surveys. In this recent survey, the percentage of students who rated their emotional health “above average” fell from 64 percent in 1985 to 52 percent. According to the…
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Posted on November 19, 2014, in Uncategorized and tagged advice for parents, challenges of young adults, how to be better parents, issues young adults face, parenting, raising children, supporting your children. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.