Aromatherapy – Helping Teens Grow Up Healthy and Wise
If there is one group of people that the process of aromatherapy can
help, it is the teenagers that may benefit a lot by undergoing such. As a
teenager, you go through many stages of problems and travails. This is a
phase where you want to achieve a lot and can break down the instant you
don't get what you want and what you expected to attain.
The lifestyle is different at such period in life because you seem to
have so much energy. Most teenagers think that they can do it all. You
join in many groups, expecting to excel and show off your abilities and
what you can do to prove yourselves to people around you.
If adults enjoy the massage to alleviate the stress that their usual days
bring about, teenagers need the massage to assure them that everything is
going to be all right. As teens, you have sensitive hormones. You must be
regularly assured so that you will not lose your confidence and fighting
spirit that you need so much in order to obtain whatever you have set
your minds to do.
A Caution to Parents
Parents of teens have to very careful with the essential oils that they
use on them. They are open to have mood swings and uncontrolled anger
that may even lead to depression. That are some of the factors that you
have to take note of in dealing with these group of people. Here are some
guides to help you face the situation if you are a guardian of a growing
1. Boys. This is the time when teenage boys only want to play and exert
all their strength in physical activities. A good massage can help them
recuperate from feeling tired. It will also help them deal with stress
cause about by the conditions that they may have subjected themselves
with. This is also a phase when their hormones are raging. It will help a
lot to provide them with solutions on problems that they don't even
consider as such.
They may feel awkward at being subjected to massages that they may have
seen their parents do. So you have to make them feel like this is a
trendy thing to do. They may not listen to you if you will narrate all
the benefits that they can obtain in the process. Let them experience it
for themselves. Let them tell you how they have become more calm and
relaxed by undergoing such massages.
2. Girls. Teenage girls deal with more emotional kinds of dilemmas at
this phase of their lives. They are also undergoing physical changes that
they need to be ready to cope up with. They will be an easier bunch to
convince to try such trick. You can introduce it to them as part of
bonding activities that they do with their other friends.
They will love the scent that this method involves. And they will also
marvel at the benefits that the massage can provide. They will be able to
think straight. This will help them cope with other types of problems and
insecurities that they may be faced with in the days to come.
You can have you teenagers benefit from aromatherapy through massages or
by having your teens smell the scent of the essential oils. You have to
try to help them deal with the problems that they may not be even aware
This way, you are also preparing them for adulthood and the bigger
challenges that they have to be ready for when that time comes.