One-third of all teens feel some negative stress on a daily basis. But not all stress is bad. A young gymnast describes how a certain amount of stress helps him perform better. Peter Montminy, a child psychologist and wellness coach, explains how too little stress makes us bored and listless, whereas too much stress can lead to burnout and exhaustion. The program shows students the importance of achieving the right stress balance.
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I was overbooked with a lot of things I
was in so many clubs I was taking really
hard but sometimes I felt like I was
having a panic attack like that I was
going into shock because it was just so
much I couldn’t even wrap my brain
around we’re not going to eliminate
stress it’s how do we live
healthy and happy with stress and we
want to find how to get optimal
simulation or stress in our lives that
works for us when we’re aware of what
stresses us and we can accept that then
we can align our actions to respond to
it in a healthy happy way
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