Stressed Out

I’m feeling really stressed out and overwhelmed with school. When I get home, I just want to go straight to bed. What can I do to feel better and have more energy?

Eat some good food before you sleep. Wash your face. Take care of the basics.

Vicken, 10th Grader

Hang out with friends or listen to music.

Cheeseburger King, 12th Grader

Try taking a break every now and then. Don’t procrastinate. It’s a bad habit and hard to break. Work hard and then reward yourself with fun!

Lealoa, 11th Grader

Instead of going straight to bed, try taking a walk to relax yourself. Some time spent outside in the fresh air can do wonders. If you don’t want to go outside, partake in a hobby of yours or spend some time talking to your friends.

Rosie, 11th Grader

Eat the right kinds of foods. Try to take one thing at a time. When you are feeling stressed, try doing exercise to get your body back on track!

Evontay, 11th Grader

Sometimes sacrifices are necessary. As much as you don’t want to cut back on activities, in the end it can help. Forcing yourself to do it all, will only make you feel worse.

Wendy, 11th Grader

Going out for a jog can give you more energy! Also, talking to other people is a great way to de-stress.

Winnie, 11th Grader

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Didn’t find the answers you were looking for or need a little extra support?

Stop by the Galileo Wellness Center in Room 151 Monday-Friday during lunch or after school (drop-in hours) and we will hook you up with honest answers to your health questions.

We can also help you schedule a confidential appointment with one of our Wellness Counselors.*~

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*Also, check out the following teen-friendly sites:

www.abovetheinfluence.com

www.bam.gov

www.commonsensemedia.org

www.freevibe.com

www.goaskalice.com

https://kidshealth.org/teen

www.mediafamily.org

www.mypyramid.gov

www.natracare.com

www.plannedparenthood.org/teen-talk

www.sexetc.org

www.thetruth.com

www.youthresource.com

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