Pressure or tension exerted on a material or object.
Examples of teen stress:
- Grades- you're expected to get good grades and not fail a class most of the time that's a lot of pressure
- Tests-Your'e expected to get all good grades
- Expectations-you have a lot of things you're expected to be good at and if you don't then it will start to stress you b out.
- Lack of sleep- You don't get enough sleep because you have a bunch of stuff to do
- Extracurricular- it takes over and you have no time to do homework
- Friends- you have to make time for everything and everyone
10 Positive ways to manage stress:
- Find out what you can do about the sources of your stress.
- Keep a positive, realistic attitude.
- Stand up for yourself in a polite way. Share your feelings or opinions.Instead of becoming angry, defensive, or passive.
- Learn and practice relaxation techniques. Try breathing exercises or meditation.
- Exercise regularly.
- Eat healthy.
- Try to manage your time wisely.
- Say no, where you can, to things that would add more stress to your life.
- Make time for hobbies and interests.
- Get enough rest and sleep. .
10 Negative ways to reduce stress:
- Self harm
- Drinking to much caffeine
- Compulsive spending
- Emotional eating
- Excessive sleeping
- Getting angry over nothing
- Not doing anything at all
10 Effects of stress:
- Headache or muscle pain
- Chest pain
- Sleep problems
- Lack of motivation
- Over eating or under eating
- Drug or alcohol abuse
- Suicidal withdrawal
- feeling fatique
4 statistics of teen stress
- 16% of teens say their stress has declined over the year
- 31% of teens stay their stress has inclined over the year
- 34% believe their stress will increase in the next coming year
- 42&% of teens believe they are not doing enough to manage their stess
4 facts of teen stress
- Most teens consider cheating OK
- One in five teens qualifies as clinically depressed
- Stress ups the suicide rate
- Female students feel it harder than their male peers