Mental Health

Hello,

Each week I get to walk through the hallways just as the bell rings at a local middle school.

As I was walking down the stairs a flood of students were walking up. Some yelling, some walking silently and others with their eyes glued to their phones with ear buds in.

I saw the student on her phone with earbuds in today and thought… I totally get it. We need to be able to tune out distraction and release anxiety when we are constantly overstimulated- especially when the bell rings!

I enjoy teaching tweens/teens because they have a very clear voice on what they want to learn. Today I asked them what they wanted our last class to look like next week.

A few said watermelon and ice cream and then the girl next to me said, “I want to learn tools to manage stress and anxiety.”

The time is now.

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Photo Courtesy of Unsplash: Carlos Martinez

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