Even the chillest girl has the occasional morning where she just doesn't want to face the day. But if you're repeatedly feeling too freakin' drained to rip yourself from the covers a crazy combo of physical exhaustion and emotional NOOOOO! Ed, a behavioral health specialist at Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute. D, a psychologist in Santa Cruz, CA. And when you're experiencing that crap-night-of-sleep cycle on repeat?
Homework vs. Sleep: A Major Cause of Stress in Teens
Does homework cause tension in your house? Is the sense of frustration becoming too much to take? If so, you are not alone. Every day, I receive calls from parents who are fed up with the homework battles.
School Stress Takes A Toll On Health, Teens And Parents Say
After a long and tiring day of classes, I sat on the campus bus as it rode me back to my dorm room. I have so much homework this week. It's unbelievable," said one of them. It just never seems to end. I honestly just want to kill myself," responded the other.
A Stanford researcher found that students in high-achieving communities who spend too much time on homework experience more stress, physical health problems, a lack of balance and even alienation from society. More than two hours of homework a night may be counterproductive, according to the study. Education scholar Denise Pope has found that too much homework has negative effects on student well-being and behavioral engagement.