Strestress: a Burning Issue for Indian Students

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What does it mean being young? Does it mean that your age should be between 16 to 35 or you should be sexually matured and active? To me “being young” is not a physical state, it is a state of mind. It is immensely deep pschycological, almost touching the peak of your consciousness. It is the level and depth of consciousness that makes you young. It is the horizon of your thinking that makes you young. It is the mental ability to withstand all the hardships of life without any condemnation anywhere.

About 40 million people in India comes under the age of 15 to 35, means theoretically they should be considered as youth but today Indian youth is the most vulnerable group among all the individuals and most of them are suffering from many kinds of pschycological problems like Alcoholism, Unemployment, suicide, sex-related offences and other general adjustment problems. The groups, who on the one hand are expected to be leaders, are expected to lead the nation, and determine the destiny of the nation, are on the other hand demodulated, vulnerable, confused and the most exploited group.

This is an article to address the “Problem of Stress” which is prevalent in Indian youth. Here are some reasons for this stress problem:
(a) Pressure for performing well in schools and colleges: the population of India has gone up to more than 100 crores, with the increase in population the opportunities in every sphere of life has decreased drastically. Now days it has become pretty hard to get admitted to a school or college of your desire. Today parents make higher demands on their children right from their nursery to study hard and to get good marks and good ranks. Besides this parents are investing a lot of money in their education and they want good returns of their invested money along with the interest. Their expectation to their children has increased so much and due to this they start discriminating their children with other, so called successful children. They...
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