Teen Guide: 6 Tips for Reducing Stress

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From academic demands to social pressures, the modern teen’s life can often feel like a never-ending race to catch up. Stress, while a natural response, needs to be managed effectively to prevent it from taking over and affecting one’s mental and physical health.   Stress can manifest in various ways such as losing interest in hobbies,…

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Psychology Principles to Improve Your Unspecified Anxiety Disorder

Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. Certain events, situations, or even people result in a twinge of fear or discomfort about what is to come—job interviews, big tests, first dates, new schools, etc. The list of potential anxiety-producing circumstances is long. For most people, the feelings of anxiety that result from day-to-day events subside…

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How Mental Health Affects Students

Mental health challenges can affect many areas of your teen’s life. It can reduce their overall quality of life, impact their physical health, and negatively impact their relationships with friends and family members. In addition to all of the above, mental health problems can affect their education and academic achievements while they are in school.…

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How Are Stress and Anxiety Related?

Stress and anxiety are a common element in our day to day lives. Most people will experience stress and anxiety to varying degrees at some point in their lives. Depending on how severe the levels of stress and anxiety are, they can have a detrimental impact on one’s quality of life. While stress and anxiety…

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How Divorce May Affect Your Teenager

Divorce could be a challenging time for a family. Not only do the parents realize new ways of relating to each other, however, but they’re also learning new means to parent their kids. When parents separate, the impacts of divorce on kids, especially teenagers, can vary. Some teenagers react to divorce in an understanding and…

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9 Unexpected Signs of Stress

Stress can reduce our quality of life in unimaginable ways. It is a human experience and one of the few things that bond us all together. We all experience stress. The magnitude of those stressors are different, but it is something we can all relate to. Even infants feel stress as they cry waiting for…

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How Meditation Can Improve Stress Levels in Youth

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There is no doubt that we live in a stressful world. The fight or flight response that served our ancient ancestors so well, protecting them against predators, has many forces working against it in our world. All of the noise and motion and constantly blinking lights can serve to amp up a system meant to…

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