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Stress: How to help the young person in your life
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Stress: How to help the young person in your life

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National (Canada)


Stress is a response to the demands of everyday life. Stress is common and can be positive, because it can bring energy and motivate you to do things. However, too much stress, or feeling stressed all of the time, can take a toll on mental and physical health and well-being.

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