The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Encouraging people to suppress their emotions results in a dangerous internal buildup, at which point the person struggling is bound to erupt

There’s silence before the eruption

Aashi Venkat September 2, 2022
How I am unlearning the so-called “emotional maturity” I was trained to display as a child
Living with depression and anxiety

Living with depression and anxiety

Shivani Madhan March 21, 2022
My experiences being diagnosed with mental health challenges
Illustration by Iman Malik. This is a fishbowl that represents a fishbowl discussion. The six other fish are talking while one of them is lonely.

Speaking up: How teachers work with students with speech anxiety

Sophia Chen and Alyssa Hui March 11, 2020
Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class
Sleep deprivation is a common problem across FUHSD schools.

Stressing the numbers

Anoop Iyer, Robert Liu, and Sean Yagi August 26, 2019
Exploring the results of wellness surveys in recent years
The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health

The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health

Annie Zhang April 27, 2019

omanticization is a complexity — it unveils the allure in beliefs that are less than ideal. Series of “cute and psycho” posts on Tumblr and flurries of quotes bunched under the “pretty and dying”...

What I’ve learned from performing in piano recitals

What I’ve learned from performing in piano recitals

Brian Xu March 15, 2019

’ve been playing the piano for eight years now — at this point, I’ve been playing for half my life. Every week consists of practicing scales and technique, learning etudes (practice pieces) and...

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Stanford counseling professionals hold presentation on stress and anxiety

Hannah Lee April 1, 2018

On March 27 and 28, two Stanford postdoctoral counseling professionals, Michael Sasiain and Erica Jung, presented a workshop on stress and anxiety in the MVHS auditorium during lunch. The speakers emphasized...

Anxiety disorders: Diving into the domain of a mental disorder

Anxiety disorders: Diving into the domain of a mental disorder

Becca Zheng May 24, 2017

nxiety affects nearly 40 percent of Americans. Learn what it means to struggle with anxiety in this podcast which focuses on someone who copes with an anxiety disorder, and hear what a psychologist has...

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