9 Tips to improve your child’s mental well being - Medicircle

Here are a few parenting tips to improve your child’s mental well being

When it comes to our child’s health, we want to give them the best. We all want them to be happy and healthy, healthy in terms of physical and mental health. Physical health can be measured easily in terms of height, weight, disease, and illnesses but mental health, we can’t measure or define. Here are ten tips to improve your child’s mental well being

Spend quality time together – Spend time with your child, and make them feel that they are important to you. You can play games with them or watch TV. You can have an outing in the form of a day picnic.

Listen to them – Give them your full attention and listen to them. Ask them about their friends, teachers, or activities they do in school to find out how they are coping. Advise them whenever you feel they require it.

Praise for their good deeds – Children are rarely praised for good behavior. They feel that they can never be good enough. Admire them whenever they do any good thing.

Focus on their strengths - Help your child explore their strengths. Encourage them to try different activities and hobbies. Knowing their strengths is important for your child’s mental well-being.

Encourage physical activity – Physical and mental health are interconnected. Encourage your child to eat right, exercise right, get some sunlight. These all things will boost their energy. Mood and mental health.

Be a positive role model – Children and teens often watch their parents. You can be a role model to teach them the right way to deal with stress. Show them that stress is normal and can be handled in a calm and effective manner.

Teach them to build meaningful friendships – Encourage your child to make good friends at school, and in society. Show that you care for their friends by inviting classmates to your house to know more about them.

Build positivity in your child - It is important to teach your child to be positive and remain optimistic when faced with difficulties. This will boost self-esteem and self-confidence as well as help them to recover from setbacks and failure.

Encourage your child to be independent – Praise them for completing their tasks and if they face troubles, support and acknowledge their efforts. Teach them where they were wrong.  

(Disclaimer: The content on this site is for informational purposes only, and should not be taken as professional medical advice.  Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other health professionals for any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.)

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