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Anxiety disorders are often generalized simply as stress, when the two are actually very different from each other. The Sidekick advertising/communications manager Manasa Mohan explains why people shouldn’t lean into the stigma surrounding mental health disorders and how harmful it can be to those with them.

Please don’t tell me to calm down

Manasa Mohan, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 22, 2022

Fear.  Restlessness.  These are normal feelings that most people experience throughout their life. But for me, those feelings don’t occur every once in a while.  Ironically, those feelings...

Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has worked at Coppell ISD since 2014. Leyendecker was inspired to get her teaching degree through her nine to 10 years of working in municipal government in Illinois, responsibilities in Human Resources and teaching Bible study.

Teacher of the Week: Leyendecker normalizing mental illness through caring guidance

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager January 22, 2021

For the past five years, Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has educated students about the importance of caring about mental health. Leyendecker began teaching as a substitute...

Being happy requires more than smiles

Being happy requires more than smiles

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer November 5, 2016

A good start to the week is very important and everyone starts their week in differently. Last week, I started my week by locking myself in my car at 11 p.m. and screaming from a stress-induced panic attack....

Synopsis of a stressed young girl

Synopsis of a stressed young girl

December 12, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Stress is a ball and chain to our self-esteem, and I will never be the same since it was a part of me and who I was for a while. With stress, sleep only makes you...

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