Standardized tests, college admissions requirements, and scholarship applications are all matters of major importance for today’s college-bound student. Competition to get into a good school is fierce, and many adolescents feel the pressure to earn top grades, ace their state tests, and balance their extracurricular activities and social life as well.
Some students are being urged to decide their future career path as early as age thirteen, a task that can easily stress out an adult!
It’s no wonder, then, that so many kids are complaining of school-induced anxiety. Some children and teenagers are becoming so anxious when faced with an exam that they are feeling the physical effects.
Nausea and stomach pain, shaking and perspiration can indicate an excess of anxiety. Some students also experience stress headaches.
An article from a clinical hypnotherapist describes how anxiety works and how it is treated. She also makes recommendations for how parents should guide their children through their anxiety and how to help keep them calm.
You can read about it by clicking on the link below this article.