Lacking Motivation | Troubled Teens

One of the main issues parents struggle with their troubled teens about is their lack of motivation to take action. It can be very difficult to understand why troubled teens are lacking motivation to try and fix their personal struggles that are making it almost impossible to insure positive growth into adulthood. Parents often look towards treatment centers or counseling options to assist their troubled teen in finding the motivation needed to make necessary positive changes in their lives. Liahona Academy is a residential treatment center that helps teens realize their potential and rise to meet the expectations they can set for themselves. When troubled teens realize their self-worth and understand that they have what it takes to be great, they are able to develop the motivation they are currently lacking to obtain. If you are the parent of a troubled teen that is lacking motivation to makes these changes, call Liahona Academy today at 1-800-675-8101Lacking Motivation | Troubled Teens

Common Reasons Why Troubled Teens Lack Motivation

Low self-esteem - Troubled teens with low self-esteem usually feel that they are incapable of succeeding in life. They often put forth little to no effort to complete their responsibilities or tasks such as homework, chores, or quitting negative habits. Because of this, they tend to beat themselves up and often self-sabotage.

Depression - A common symptom of depression in teens is a lack of interest or motivation in activities or responsibilities, specifically ones that they once enjoyed. Finding treatment for depression will create more success in finding the motivation troubled teens are lacking.

Feeling overwhelmed or stressed - When teens feel stressed or overwhelmed, a significant amount of their mental capacity is focused directly on whatever issue is causing their discomfort. They often will have a lack of sleep, their appearance will deteriorate, or (in extreme cases) will engage in hazardous activities such as substance use.

Fear of failing - Sometimes, troubled teens are lead to believe that making mistakes means that they have failed or something is wrong with them. They will often develop of fear of failure and ignore their work or responsibilities. This way will feel safer than attempting to achieve a goal and failing to succeed.

Liahona Academy Can Help Troubled Teens That Are Lacking Motivation

Liahona Academy is a residential treatment center has helped many troubled teens that are lacking motivation to make necessary positive changes in their lives. Our professionally trained staff has experience in their personal lives and working with troubled teens lacking motivation. We can assist you and your teen in addressing the underlying issue that is the root cause of their lack of motivation. Allow us to help your troubled teen get back on track in life, and continue positive a growth into adulthood. Call Liahona Academy today at 1-800-675-8101 and speak with us about your teen that is lacking motivation.  

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