Tag Archives: Stress

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting College

The start of freshman year can be both exciting and daunting. Despite what I’ve seen in movies, I had no idea what to expect my own experience to look like. Right away, I started to feel overwhelmed by all the information being thrown at me…

Lessons Learned

As I transition from high school to college, I find that more and more young students look up to me for advice on how to fulfill their four years of high school. Being a mentor in a youth group for kids ages 12-16, a peer…

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Martie’s Tips for Preparing for Final Exams

While I look forward to the end of year to enjoy a break from school and beautiful weather, I, like most other students, dread final exams. However, whether you too are studying for end of year exams or preparing for an Advanced Placement test, I’m…

Taking Stress Off Your Plate

Have you ever felt so stressed that you just wanted some time for yourself to relax? Have you ever put so much on your plate that you didn’t know whether to go to sleep or stay awake and deal with all of your responsibilities? These…

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…