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HIGH SCHOOL STRESS
Why Our Kids Don't Need Any More Hoops to Jump Through
Behavioral Science Therapist and Professor, Recovering Perfect...
Instead of creating more hoops for our kids to jump through and wondering why they are so anxious, depressed or constantly acting out, here are three things we need to repeatedly tell and show them.
Sorry Teachers, But My Sleep Is More Important Than Homework
Freshman at Tufts University from Chicago.
Let me ask you all a question: Doesn't it seem more humane to assign a teenager perhaps two hours of homework each night?
3 Easy Steps to Shift a Student From Struggle to Success
Educator and coach passionate about teaching overwhelmed stude...
The motivation was fear induced and devoid of a plan. I wasn't learning for the sake of learning. I was learning so my mom wouldn't yell. Not exactly fostering natural curiosity.
I'm Guilty Of Being Competitive At School -- And You Are, Too
15-year-old junior in high school
I am, too, very guilty of seeing school as a competition that I must come out on top in, but after many steamy showers spent contemplating life's issues I have decided to try and stress less about my grades and simply enjoy the experience as a whole.
7 Secrets To Help You Stop Stressing Out Over School
High school senior
Sometimes, when the workload seems endless, we can't even imagine how we will survive the week. Although stress is inevitable, there are a few steps you can take to make it a little more manageable.
The Moment I Knew I Had To Slow Down
Neuroscientist & Journalist
I am busy in the pursuit of success, but what is success if I am miserable and exhausted all of the time? While wealth and power do traditionally create success, they do not guarantee a happy life.
Why I Really Don't Want to Go to School
18 from Chicago. Happier than a camel on Wednesday.
University of Pennsylvania Class of 2019
We have to acknowledge the things that could derail us in life or stymie our goals, because the very fact that we're a part of this greater community means we are capable of doing something great.
College Timeline for Neurotic Parents
TV Writer, Lyricist, Author www.TheNeuroticParent.com
You know the drill: Rural or Urban? Large or Small? Rah Rah or Nerdy? Come up with a dream college list and go on an eight-state bonding tour with your teen, who will rarely want to leave the car.
Resolution Kept: The Relief of Having Planned Ahead for College Costs
Passionate Advocate; College Savings Plans Network Corporate A...
Resolving in the first year of my son's life to diligently save for his higher education is one of the wisest and most valuable commitments I've ever made.
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The Emotion Revolution: What We Learned from the Young People
Lady Gaga's mother; Co-founder and President, Born This Way Fo...
The Emotion Revolution was launched on the basic belief - supported by a growing body of scientific research - that emotions are fundamental to a young person's decision making, academic achievement, and overall well-being.
An Open Letter To High School Graduates
Eva Lesko Natiello
Author of NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestseller, THE MEMORY BOX
While I wish you a great future, what I really wish for you is a great summer. Because if you learn to appreciate the now, you'll always have it to reflect on. If you forever focus on tomorrow, you'll never truly have today. Congratulations and good luck!
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