KEYNOTE: THE ROOT CAUSE OF COLLEGE STRESS THAT NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT AND HOW TO LET IT GO
When most college kids were young, they were told that they could be whatever they wanted to be. When they got into high school and started expressing who they wanted to be and what they wanted to do, they heard things like, “You can’t make money doing that. That’s going to be super hard. That’s not going to work. Is that even a thing? If you’re not going to go to college, you’re on your own.” And just like that, their dream of being who they want to be and doing what they want to do is crushed. Just as quickly, they’re expected to come up with Plan B and be excited about it. The tell tale signs of stress, anxiety and low levels of depression started to surface.