What Is Stress?
Nov02

What Is Stress?

  Everyone gets stressed, even your teachers! It’s not a great feeling, in fact in severe cases it makes you really sick. But do you know why your body reacts so dramatically or what causes the stress response? It has to do with that age old instinct: Fight or flight. When your body feels pressure or a threat it, no matter how real or imaginary that danger is, it goes into that mode. When you feel stressed or nervous, as...

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6 Easy and Healthy Ways to Combat Stress
Oct25

6 Easy and Healthy Ways to Combat Stress

Exercise Exercise causes your body to release endorphins which are chemicals that fight pain, help you go to sleep and make you feel more positive. It also helps you relax your mind from the day’s stress as you focus on the exercise. Don’t start out with 20 minute run, if you don’t exercise a lot already. Start with a daily walk and work your way up to daily jogs. And if that’s not your thing, find a type of...

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Easy and Healthy Stress Coping Strategies
Oct17

Easy and Healthy Stress Coping Strategies

Being a teenager can be stressful. Friends, school, relationships, and family can all lead to stress in your life. But dealing with stress isn’t about making huge changes but rather small tweaks that can help you deal with your everyday stress. Here a few coping strategies to deal with stress in a healthy way, because the more important thing is that you try to work through your stress and find healthy strategies that work for...

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How Coloring is Beneficial to your Health
Aug02

How Coloring is Beneficial to your Health

Happy National Coloring Book Day! Adult coloring books are on the rage right now and everyone is curios to why, well believe it or not coloring is good for your health. Especially your mental health, coloring has stress relieving benefits. Why? Coloring is said to calm the amygdala, the part of the brain related to the fear/stress response while stimulating the parts of the brain responsible for creativity and logic. Just like...

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