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Stressed out kids


April 13, 2018

“Today’s kids are too stressed.”

We hear that with each succeeding generation. The stressors today are not that different from those of a century ago if you look at the classic pressure to succeed. But now we add the crazy-busy schedule that seems the norm and the stranglehold that technology imposes.

It’s hard to shield kids from the unexpected when they know the minute something happens. As Kate Hurley, adolescent psychotherapist from L.A., says, “The landscape of fear has changed.” Even positive events posted on Instagram or Facebook feed the constant pressure to succeed....

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