Tips For Troubled Youths

2 Memory-Enhancing Tips For Forgetful Teenagers

The lame excuses that parents get from kids who always come late are enough to make you want to sign up for therapy. Say, when teenagers are supposed to be home by seven o’clock in the evening, and they fail to follow the curfew, the standard reply that you will get is “I’m sorry, I forgot.” If you ask why they have not called or texted their reason beforehand, you may hear them utter, “I did not think about it.”

Considering you no longer want to lose your temper over the forgetfulness of your teens, here are a couple of memory-enhancing tips you can recommend to them.

Sleep

“Sleep helps your brain work properly. While you’re sleeping, your brain processes complex stimuli,” says Staci Lee Schnell, MS, CS, LMFT. If you think that two or three hours of sleep is enough for any person, think again. Even if someone who gets very little rest can be called as nocturnal already, you …

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