Parenting - Teens | 13-18 yrs

Tips To Teach Contentment To Your Teens

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“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are.

When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu (Chinese philosopher and writer)

Children crave and wish for a lot of things. Also, they often think that having more of what they want can make them happier. In such a situation, it becomes challenging for parents to convince their children to be satisfied and happy with what they have; that being content is truly a blessing and is more valuable than riches; that a content individual is able to live his life to the fullest, as his thoughts aren't occupied by what he doesn’t have.  

The benefits of being content are many. According to the article, 'Contentment – Definitions, Attributes & Importance Of Contentment', published in schoolmattazz.com,

  • Contentment helps to eliminate jealousy and envy in people
  • It leads to peaceful and developed society
  • It promotes tolerance in the country
  • It reduces the feelings of inferiority among the people
  • It gives a person a peaceful heart

Starting to teach contentment to children from an early age is the right way to help them grow up into satisfied adults. And, as parents, it’s your responsibility to teach your children how to be content. But how can you do this? 

To know more about how to teach contentment to your children, flip through the pages of this ClipBook.

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