What causes teens to feel stressed?
You feel stressed because you are under pressure or anticipate a future event that you find threatening. Teens and children can be stressed by school, home situations, or taking on too many responsibilities.
Is stress bad for you?
Stress creates a surge in adrenaline, a hormone that prepares you to take action. Your heart beats faster, and you become more alert. This change in your body is important when dealing with threatening situations.
Everyone feels stressed at times. In the short term, stress is useful in getting you to take action. If you feel stressed most of the time, it is a well-being issue and can be detrimental to your health.
What can I do to reduce stress?
Firstly, it is important to take time to relax mentally. Balance your thoughts.
Take care of your responsibilities; do not put them off.
Also, ask for help when you think you need it.