Peer pressure is a topic that we are all familiar with. Regardless of age, the urge to change our behaviour to fit in with a certain group of people will always be present. For teens, this may be more visible as they navigate through life, build relationships and try to fit in. Research has shown there are not only different types of peer pressure but that peer pressure can affect a child differently based on their gender. Although we always look at peer pressure as a negative influence, this is not always the case.
Dr. Michael Eason shares his thoughts on peer pressure, its positive side and tips on how you can help your teen manage their experience. Download the article, Helping Teens Cope with Peer Pressure, as featured on Expat Living and find out how the MindnLife team can help your teen flourish into the best version of themselves.