El Estoque

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”...

Silence isn’t awkward

Silence isn’t awkward

Robert Liu March 31, 2019

We’ve all experienced it. One moment, we’re cheerfully talking to our friends and the conversation is flowing, and the next, there’s an uncomfortable pause in the conversation and pressure begins...

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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