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7 Crucial Steps to Minimize Drama in Your Life

Well into my twenties, all of my friendships with women looked a lot like junior high. One day, we’d be codependent and attached at the hip, sending incessant play-by-play emails throughout the workday like one too many notes in class. The next day, we’d be dragging each other by the hair into a heap of combined emotional issues, complete with …

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Recognize that Your Body is Your Own

Ever feel like you wish you were thinner? Had less pimples? Wore “cooler” clothes? Then congrats, you’re among pretty much everyone else. That might seem comforting, but it’s frustrating too. As a teenager whose body is growing, developing, and changing, insecurity might be at an all time high. Maybe you feel like everyone is looking at you, or judging you. …

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“Sad Girls Club” Helps Teens with Depression Find A Community

via YouTube When you’re experiencing issues with mental health, some days feel like you’re stuck on the struggle bus going no where special. And 27-year-old mental health activist and filmmaker Elyse Fox knows EXACTLY what you’re talking about. Before she was diagnosed with depression at the age of 12, Elyse felt like something was wrong, but she couldn’t quite explain …

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Your Guide to Choosing the Healthier Option at Restaurants

Eating out every now and then can be special! Sharing meals with close ones in a setting where someone else does the cooking can be a great experience. However, it might be a little trickier to make a healthy food choice without knowing the behind the scenes of the cooking. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be that hard! If you’re …

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Grab and Go: Breakfast Edition

Did you eat breakfast this morning? If you’re like 30% of teenagers your age, then the answer is no. However, skipping breakfast in the morning can leave you with low energy, low blood sugar, and a foggy mind. By lunch, you’re as hungry as a bear. Even worse, those who skip breakfast tend to overeat later in the day. Don’t …

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Boyfriend’s Affirmation Jar Helps Girlfriend With Anxiety & Depression

An image of a jar of popsicle sticks has gone viral on the internet— mainly, because it serves an important purpose. A young teenage boy took the time and wrote out a multitude of different things on the sticks and put them in a jar to help his girlfriend better deal with her mental health struggles. WHAT A DUDE! In …

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6 Scary Things that Happen To Your Body When You Skip Meals

Listen, there is not a girl in this world who hasn’t run out the door without breakfast or chosen to spend lunch-hour finishing last night’s homework instead of eating a lame cafeteria meal. And you know what? That’s probably NBD, because life is hectic. And sometimes, you’re legit not hungry. But when your decision to bypass breakfast or ditch out …

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10 Things to Consider Before Your Senior Year

By Riley Griffin, 17 Having reached the final chapter of my high school existence, I’ve spent the end of summer reflecting on my last three years and predicting the months to come. As application deadlines loom in the distance, I’ve compiled countless of “could have beens” and “should have dones” into a pile of regrets. Here’s to moving past the past and …

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Why Friendship is So Important

Some of the greatest people I know happen to be some of my best friends. That’s not to say that the other people in my life aren’t absolutely wonderful people, I’ve just had more time with and experienced some of life’s most significant milestones with those whom I call friends. These milestones have in one way or another shaped who …

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8 Money Tips For Teenagers

If you’re a teenager, you are in a very powerful position. Starting good money habits now will put you ahead for the rest of your life. Here are 8 money tips for teenagers. I was not good with money when I was a teenager. I spent it on stuff like clothes and eating at the mall. If I knew as …

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