Help teens cope with stress

Adolescence is a difficult time in a person’s life. Although some may claim that these are the ‘best days of one’s life’, it is also a time of immense pressure, what with all the changes going on in one’s body, environment, and life in addition to what the University of Minnesota’s Joyce Walker calls “negotiating a path between independence and reliance on others”. All of this adds up to one big word: stress. Continue reading

What does Self-Esteem mean to you?

“I think Self-Esteem depends on what kind of person you are. I think everybody should have some sort of good self-esteem because it affects how a person thinks, does things, reacts to things, etc. For some people, it is more hard-work. For others it is more on doing something you like. For others it’s based on who you are as a person, whether you are a [good person or a bad person]. Everybody takes pride in self-esteem because it represents, who you are as a person that makes you special.” — By Kevin Huang, AACA Youth Council Leader “I think … Continue reading