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As such, for many parents it can turn into a power struggle when they suggest that their teens turn off their phones — or, even more challengingly, leave their phones outside their bedrooms — before hitting the hay. The paradox of phone attachment: A validation study of this scale suggested that some youth experience a heightened sense of safety in the presence of their phones, and, contrarily, feelings of separation anxiety upon its removal. Moreover, the former youth reported significantly lower levels of wellbeing than their classmates. It can be helpful to encourage adolescents to engage in a quiet activity before bed that works for them — be that reading, taking a shower, or writing in a journal. At the same time, some teens use mindfulness apps or listen to music on their phones that help them relax before bed, and these can be helpful tools.