As adults, we know what it means. We feel it every day with deadlines at work or home issues that need resolving or it might be an internal battle we are facing.
Kids also deal with stress. It might be due to exams or something that is going on at home which they cannot make out or some issue in their friend circle.
Is there harmony?
When I was growing up, we used to do many sleepovers in high school. I used to either sleep over at my friend’s house or she at mine. Mostly hers. I can remember riding with my bicycle from the old part of town to the new part of town to her house, as if it was how it should be. There was no other choice. If we wanted to be somewhere else, we had to take our bicycles or we walked.
Teenagers and homework...
It is a love-hate relationship. Perhaps more bitter-sweet in some cases.
I remember when I was doing homework, some days I would love the homework because I enjoy the subject or I understood it, other days I used my master qualification in procrastination to help motivate me to start and finish the homework.
Are you trying to figure out the teenage brain?
It is a little confusing at why teenagers are so emotional or why they make decisions on things that you think is not logical. There’s a lot of door slamming and very sudden emotional outbursts. Their superpower at this stage is having all sorts of emotions on repeat, all day.
The percentages of teens with negative feelings and responses in the quest to find, what they believe a better person must be, is absolutely shocking. They are high, some almost 100%. These research statistics are taken from heartofleadership.org, but they are repeated on so many other websites.