Signs of Stress Checklist for Youth

Posted by on Mar 30, 2008 in Youth | No Comments

Instructions:  Look at the following symptoms of stress.  Score each between 1-5. (1=rarely; 2=monthly; 3=weekly; 4=several times a week; 5=almost daily) _______1. Headaches _______2.  Stomach problems – pain, diarrhea, constipation, nausea _______3.  Fast heart beat _______4.  Pain in body –legs, neck, lower back, shoulders, jaw  ______ 5.  Muscle jerks or tics _______6.  Eating problems-no appetite, […]

Grief and Youth

Posted by on Mar 29, 2008 in Youth | No Comments

What does grief mean to youth?  Some youth describe it as the “seasons”. Seasons are the natural part of nature.  Well, people are something like nature.  They also have seasons, such as:  birth, baby, toddler, preteen, teenager, adult, and geriatric.  Change is a natural part of the cycle of life.    Loss is a part of […]