Being yourself should be the primary lesson that every parent instills into their child’s existence. Throughout childhood, a kid is going to come face-to-face with peer pressure and other uncertainties that are projected onto a child’s self conscious. As parents, we must constantly reassure our children that their individuality is what makes them special. Even though others want them to be something else, we must reinforce their good nature and ensure that they understand it’s okay to be different. Instead of following others, teenagers should find the strength within and be a leader based on their own principles. If teenagers can accept and embrace adversity, then they’ll possess the tools necessary to get through anything life throws at them.