All Blog Posts Tagged 'stress' (3)

Redefining "success" to raise heathier, happier kids

I recently authored this piece for the SmartBean magazine, and thought I'd share it here - Redefining “Success” to Raise Healthier, Happier Kids. I think it's an important message that needs to get out, so that everyone can work together to de-stress our middle and high schoolers - not just parents, but teachers, schools and communities as well.

Added by Shuchi Grover on October 7, 2009 at 9:51am — 1 Comment

Survivor's Guilt and Teaching--Why Me?

Being laid off is one of the top five stressors, along with:



* Death of a family member or friend

* Economic hardship

* Marrying or divorcing

* Having a child



The American Psychologic Association says this about stress:



* 62% of Americans say work has a significant impact on stress levels. (APA Survey 2004)

* 52% of workers are more stressed because of work than home. (APA Survey 2004)

* 54% of… Continue

Added by Jacqui Murray on July 16, 2009 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Laughter The Best Medicine?

Cross posted on educatorslog.in

Exams have just got over for most of the children around the country. And what a load off their shoulders!! What serious faces! And on the last day of the exam? PHEW! IT'S OVER!! I wonder how many teachers noticed that.



It made me wonder at the enormous stress our children carry on their shoulders. How much they are subjected to varies from one school to the other, and also from one child's ability to take stress to the other, but we as… Continue

Added by Varnika Kapoor on April 28, 2008 at 2:30am — No Comments

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