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A Discussion About Stress

With the high expectations that are set for students to excel in every area of their life comes stress— arguably one of the strongest emotions that teenagers experience on a day-to-day basis. Whether this feeling is rooted from demanding and watchful parents or the pressure of future college acceptances, students hold a large amount of unnecessary and heavy weight on their backs. Managing this invisible, yet very impactful weight ultimately causes mental and sometimes physical … Read More

Talk and Solve

In the distraction-filled environment of the 21st century, society has fallen to a state where emotions and opinions are not fully expressed by a person in fear of rejection and conflict. With the dominant and false stereotype of vulnerability being stereotypically correlated to weakness, people are continuously discouraged in speaking out their minds and practicing what they value. Despite the argument of this action being a dependable way of protecting oneself and one’s relationships, it … Read More

The Transition

From high school to college. From childhood to adulthood. From immaturity to responsibility. These are some of the changes I encountered upon moving into a dorm in order to begin a new chapter of my life. No one to wake me up in the morning, make breakfast, or do my laundry, among other things. While the sense of independence may seem refreshing, it certainly comes with various demanding responsibilities and subsequent consequences. Without adequate social-emotional … Read More