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Help Students Deal With Stress

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Stressed student

Stress Impairs. Stress Damages. Stress Kills.

Stress stinks really bad.

Fear, anxiety, shame, powerlessness, hopelessness. These are all feelings that can lead to stress.

But are they real? 

And, can we control them?

Let's find out.

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Remember these 3 choices when facing stress:

  1. Change It. Exert influence wherever and however you can.
  2. Leave It. While walking away may be painful, sometimes it's best to let it go.
  3. Accept It. Often, the situation is out of your control, so choose not to complain or make demands. Just roll with it.

I hope you enjoyed this edition of Brainhacking. My recent book "Crush School" contains many more brain based tools to help students learn and is on sale right now on Amazon. I also send a free newsletter with tips, articles, and brain based learning infographics for educators, so Sign Up if you'd like to start receiving it.

Thanks for reading. And remember...

You have the power to change the world. Use it often.

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Oskar is a teacher and and an author of "Crush School: Every Student's Guide To Killing It In The Classroom." Oskar specializes in brain based teaching and learning strategies to help students become better learners. The book can be used by Teachers to help students learn more effectively, and Parents to help their children become more aware of how they learn.


 


Oskar has a BS in Earth and Environmental Sciences and an MA in Teaching. He teaches high school Chemistry and Principles of Engineering. His professional interests are brain based learning, flexible seating in middle and high school (#StarbucksMyRoom founder), social-emotional learning, social justice, and using technology to enhance learning.


 


He is also a fan of the Jedi order (and uses DA FORCE frequently), ninjas, and the superhero in all of us. He is on a Quest to Change the World, because he can. We all can.


 


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