Stress is familiar to many upper secondary school students. Stress means that there are challenging things happening in your life that are requiring your attention and activating your body for action. Your heart and blood circulation, lungs and respiratory system, muscles and nerves, as well as your brain are preparing for the incoming situation. Your body is preparing to act as well, fast and strongly as possible.
Life is a balancing act
Studying in upper secondary school is one part of your life. You decide for yourself how important it is and how much time you spend on it. You need to divide your time between many aspects of life. Where you are present and what you spend your time on tell about the things that are important to you. For example, if you contact your friends often, it says that friends are important to you.
Studying is a student's job, and while an employee may suffer from work fatigue, the student may be threatened by study fatigue.
An active lifestyle and regular exercise keep a student's brain in shape and functional.
As boring as it may sound, sleep is one of the cornerstones of our well-being – also for students.
Nutritional therapist for children and adolescents Saara Karjalainen from the Welfare Division says that appointments are now avai