Learning how to handle anxiety in the teen years can make it easier to deal with challenges as an adult.
Entering high school can be an exciting experience, but for some teenagers, it can also be scary, intimidating, and confusing.
According to one study, approximately half of all high school students feel a great deal of stress on a daily basis. As author and film producer Vicki Abeles writes, there’s a “nationwide epidemic of school-related stress.” The cause? Abeles says that “expectations surrounding education have spun out of control,” with excessive loads of activities, homework, and sports.