A Teenager Has Been Experiencing A Lot In High School. Recently,…

A teenager has been experiencing a lot in high school. Recently, his mother left the country to work abroad and brought him extreme sadness. He went to his peer group and do smoking, drinking liquor, and sometimes taking drugs. Later, he realized his wrong actions. To keep himself busy, the teenager learned to read a lot of books. He promised to his Nanay, he will do good in his studies so Nanay’s hardwork and sacrifice will be worthy. In the last quarter exam, the teenager scored the highest in Mathematics, Araling Panlipunan, and MAPEH. This made him and his mother very happy.

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Eustress

  1. The teenager’s motivation to do good in his studies to make his mother proud and show her that her hard work and sacrifice were worthy.
  2. His interest in reading books to keep himself busy and to distract himself from engaging in negative behaviors.
  3. His achievement of scoring the highest in Mathematics, Araling Panlipunan, and MAPEH, which brought him and his mother happiness.

Distress

  1. Extreme depression experienced by the teen when his mother left the country to work overseas could have influenced him to participate in undesirable habits.
  2. He indulged in unhealthy and damaging substances, such as tobacco, alcohol, and sometimes narcotics.
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