Poetry and stress relief for teens

Essay by grace_lynn_11College, UndergraduateA+, February 2007

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Stress Relief

The I-search question I choose is How can Adolescents Experiencing Stress Due to

Family Problems be Prevented or Helped? This topic seemed like it would be a wonderful

subject for myself to write and acquire knowledge about because I have experienced colossal problems with my own family. Not only do I feel that this is a great issue that will greatly coincide with my senior project (creating a collection of student artwork), but I feel it's a fantastic subject which everyone should know more about. One main purpose of my research on this subject is because hopefully I will be enlightened in some ways to teach myself how to relieve or reduce stress, that has been occurring in my everyday family life. I feel that all people should know more than one way to ease or prevent their stress. Through my research I have found plenty of useful and reliable tactics to relieving stress.

Before starting this paper, the only thing I knew about stress was that everybody deals with some type of stress in their everyday lives, whether it be in work, school, or sports. However, in my case, I was personally dealing with stress in my family life; therefore, I decided to research how children dealing with a dysfunctional family can relieve or reduce the stress they are dealing with. When I began my research, I wanted to learn healthier and more beneficial ways in which I could alleviate the stress that was cause by my family's problems. By the end of my research journey, I found plenty of paths, which I could take to cut down on the stress that was on my shoulders.

My search for information, started on one of the computers in the highschool's library. My main research method was utilizing my...