Five Ways to Help Teens Think Beyond Themselves

The Greater Good Science Center states these five research-based ways to inspire teens to connect with something larger than themselves:

1) Support teens’ beyond-the-self interests
2) Discuss values and character strengths
3) Facilitate activities that enhance empathy/perspective-taking
4) Expose teens to diverse perspectives
5) Model empathy and prosocial behavior as an adult

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