will be impacted by the opinions of others. Routine schedules such as eating habits, workout schedule, and places people decide to spend their time are greatly impacted through social support. Poor social support has been linked to depression and loneliness has been shown to increase the risk of depression, suicide, alcohol use, cardiovascular disease, and altered brain function. Teacher emotional support comprises teachers' demonstration of genuine concern for and care about their students, respect for their students, desire to understand students' feelings and points of views, and dependability ( Patrick, Anderman, & Ryan, 2004 ; Pianta & Allen, 2008 ; Pianta & Hamre, 2009 ).
Social support has made a huge difference in my educational matriculation. The most important aspect of social support was having educators there that pushed me and didn’t allow me to give up. Social support is important for students because it creates and fosters an environment for student comfortability and growth. Social support may come from a number of sources including family, friends, teachers, and organized programs. I have always had strong personal connections to my teachers. I enjoyed talking with them frequently. I usually received more constructive guidance and praise rather than just criticism. This in turn helped me trust them more, show more engagement in learning, behave better in class and achieve at higher levels academically. “Positive teacher-student relationships draw students into the process of learning and promote their desire to learn (assuming that the content
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