By: karengray | April 09, 2019

Teens and college students can easily feel anxious trying to juggle school, work, friends, and family while trying to figure out the rest of their life.


According to the ADAA and the APA

  • 20% of college students say they feel stressed “most of the time.”

  • 80% of college students say they sometimes or often feel stressed.

  • 34% of college students report feeling depressed at least at one point within the last 90 days.

  • About half of surveyed college students felt overwhelmed with anxiety at least once within the last 12 months.


Stress

Stress is the body’s reaction to a challenge. The right kind of stress can sharpen the mind and reflexes. It might be able to help the body perform better, or help you escape a dangerous situation. The wrong kind of stress...

By: karengray | April 09, 2018

“Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.”

~  Rose Kennedy


What is Stress?

Stress is the body’s reaction to a challenge. Though stress is often perceived as bad, it can actually be good in many ways. The right kind of stress can sharpen the mind and reflexes. It might be able to help the body perform better, or help you escape a dangerous situation.


Stress produces a physiological reaction in your body. When a stressful event is perceived, the subconscious mind directs the release of certain hormones, which results in a physical reaction. These reactions can include slowed digestion, shaking, tunnel vision, faster breathing and heart rate, dilation of pupils, and flushed skin. This process is often re...