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Too Stressed For School Success?
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Too Stressed For School Success?

Hello everyone there,
"All the teachers care about is if I did my homework. They don't even ask me about my life. My dad lost his job and my mom has cancer. Homework is the last thing on my mind." Lori, age 13, is stressed and it's not about school.

Everyone has personal problems sometimes. Some are serious like Lori's, others not so serious. Sometimes minor problems are blown out of proportion and appear to be more important than they are, impacting on more important things such as schoolwork.

Some minor issues come and go. Maybe your child had an argument with a friend or a teacher, or he can't decide what to wear so he'll fit in. She's worried about whether to join a sports team. Some issues, while not catastrophic, are more persistent. For example, some kids worry so much about grades they can't think about anything else.

It doesn't matter how important these issues are in your eyes, they can cause real stress. An over-stressed child may have trouble concentrating, relaxing, studying properly, sleeping and, as a result, achieving in school. Research has shown that stress actually changes the way our brains function. When we're stressed, we can't think very well. In many ways students have more stress than adults, even though adults seem to think today's kids have it easy.

Since most parents aren't trained psychologists, it's normal if you don't know what to do when you think your child is "stressed out." Don't be embarrassed to seek professional help. After all, mental health professionals seek help themselves when they are stressed out.
05-01-2011 08:27 AM
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Re: Too Stressed For School Success?

I don't think it's your problem if school is making you stresed. THEY ARE THE PROBLEM!

To be an anarchist, is to suffer greatly. To be a black woman is to suffer secretly. To be the earth, is to suffer silently.

I wish no harm on anyone, but those whose harmful ways will not stop without the same harm.

It's time we kill this cancerous system, before it kills us and everything left of gaia. Rise from our immaturity and take back our autonomy!

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05-01-2011 08:45 AM
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Re: Too Stressed For School Success?

Yeah schools normally tend to put you through retarded shit....
05-04-2011 01:52 AM
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