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Coping with Fear and Stress
Li’s story (You Aren’t Alone)
People feel stress and fear - it is a normal part of our life. Sometimes fear and stress can become more intense and lead to feeling dizzy, shaky, or can cause us to have a hard time breathing. If fearfulness starts affecting your school performance, everyday functioning, relationships, or holds you back from the things you enjoy - it’s time to seek help.
Tips for Managing Stress
There are techniques we can use to manage our stress. These include deep breathing, journal writing, gentle movement and meditation. You can find all kinds of videos that decrease stress in the nView app.
What if my worry is about a social situation?
Many people avoid social situations that make them feel uncomfortable or nervous. You can also learn tips and tricks for managing these stressors in the nView app. In this quick video, therapist Courtney Bergen talks to kids about anxiety.
What if I’m so worried, I’m having trouble sleeping?
It is so important to try to get between 8 and 10 hours of sleep, but there are many factors that might be getting in our way of those goals. There are all kinds of tips for helping improve your sleep in the nView app. For example, did you know that doing a relaxing breathing activity can actually decrease your stress levels and improve your ability to rest?
We have put together all kinds of videos, tips and tricks to improve your mental well-being in the nView app.
If I had known that what was happening to me was not uncommon and wasn’t strange … it would have been a catalyst to seek help.”
If you are in a crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-8255