Tag Archives: Stress

True to Your Heart

Applying to colleges is already stressful enough, so when you add the stress from family, friends, and teachers you can become very overwhelmed. Everyone has a different opinion on how you should edit your college essay, or on the timing to apply to a certain…

Dealing with Stress

When Worrying Turns into Panic

A few days ago, I had a panic attack. For those of you who don’t know, a panic attack is a sudden rush of intense fear or discomfort, which reaches a peak within 10 minutes. My peak was not being able to breathe properly and…

High School Graduate

How to Deal with Senioritis

Are you a freshman dreading the next four years of high school? Or are you a sophomore taking practice SATs in order to prepare yourself for next year? Maybe you’re a junior who has started going on several college tours in preparation for your final…

Don’t let tests get you down!

Testing is right around the corner and I’m stressing out even though all of my teachers are trying their best to prepare us. I personally am not a testing kind of person. I prefer to do lots of classwork and homework rather than sit down and…

Waiting for that College Letter – Part 1

The mailbox. The old, rusty thing you’ve walked by on your way home from high school for the past four years. The thing you hardly ever paid attention to unless it was your birthday and your grandparent was known to send a card with some…

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Keep Calm and Conquer Your Mid-Term Exams

With a new semester starting, and mid-term exams to study for, it can be a very stressful time of year. It’s easy to fall into an anxious mindset, but it doesn’t have to be all bad. A little anxiety can help motivate you to study…

Learning to Feel Through Yoga

Entering my senior year of high school, I had the suspicion that my year would be extremely stressful and hectic. Long days full of classes, homework, practice, college applications, and struggling to manage my endometriosis. Naturally, I sought out healthy ways to cope with the…

Dealing With Academic Pressure

Academic pressure is something that we all deal with. Ever since I was 14, I have known that I wanted to go to a good college and become a doctor. Sometimes the pressure to succeed seems overwhelming. Many teens feel the same pressure. Getting into…