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Feeling Stressed

Stress & Expectations
teen faceEveryone goes through times when they feel expectations or pressure to achieve certain things, behave in a particular way, or even look a certain way. Expectations and pressure can be positive, helping you to challenge or motivate yourself to do your best. But unrealistic pressure can have a negative impact on your thoughts, feelings, and behavior.

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Kyle's Story
Kyle’s parents want him to do everything and do it all perfectly so he can get into an elite college. Kyle feels he has to do anything to succeed, even if he knows it’s not right.

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