Is Classroom Stress Contagious?

Is classroom stress contagious?  Researchers have discovered that yes, stress is contagious, and when teacher feel burned out, their students have elevated stress levels. Canadian researchers discovered that when teachers in 4th to 7th grade said they felt...

Laugh Your Way to Better Grades

As a student I had an on-going “love/hate” relationship with school. I loved  the exposure to new information and ideas and was fortunate to have decent teachers, but dreaded trying to recall what I heard in lectures or what I  had read after I studied. It was...

Chill Out With The Neutral® Tool

OK, it’s not likely that many of you parents will come right out and tell your sons and daughters to chill out with the Neutral® Tool. That’s fine. I’ll get to the tool shortly, but stay with me while I explain some things. You love your children and do whatever you...

High Achieving Students Combat Stress with Balance

Students who juggle sports, advanced placement courses, honors classes and other things are under enormous stress, but are finding that high achieving students combat stress with balance. At Nicolet High School senior Sammi Castle is one such student.  She juggles...

Best Five Teen Stress Reduction Strategies

Teens stress rates are higher than ever but they can lower anxiety and increase heart coherence by learning the best five teen stress reduction strategies. stress – n. psychol. a condition typically characterized by symptoms of mental and physical tension or strain,...