Becky Beacom, manager & health educator at PAMF, asked adolescents what they found most stressful, & these are the things they mentioned. Teens and stress: How to keep stress in check. Move your body. Physical activity is one of the most effective stress busters. Get enough shut-eye. Between homework, activities and hanging with friends, it can be hard to get enough sleep, especially during the school week. Strike a balance. Enjoy yourself. Let yourself.