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The Big Risks When Teens Are Sleep-Deprived

As a teen, you are likely familiar with staying up late finishing homework or talking to your friends. Whether you’re staying up late by choice, or because you are extremely busy with sports, extra-curricular activities and schoolwork, the reality is that most teens are simply not getting enough sleep. Between busy schedules and the biological […]

My Parents Want Me to Play a Sport I Hate

This is one of those questions that’s tough to answer without knowing your parents. Are your parents good listeners? Do they typically value your opinions? I hope that you have at least one parent who will listen to you if you approach them the right way. Think about who that is–or who is closest to […]

Who Are You – And How Do Others See You?

Do you ever wonder who you really are? Maybe you feel like many different people all trapped in one body. Sometimes, you enjoy being very social, fashionable and extroverted, while other times you might think this really makes you feel uncomfortable and realize you’d rather be with people that are more mellow, quiet and chill. […]

How To Get The Respect You Want and Deserve

Respect is something everyone deserves. It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, black or white, gay or straight, educated or not, rich or poor…you deserve respect. It is not unreasonable to expect this from others. Respect simply means “to show regard or consideration for” (dictionary.com). How hard is that really? The alternative to […]

The Side Effects of Social Media

Why does my dad keep saying not to put pictures of myself partying on my Instagram page? When I was in high school, my mom always said never write anything down that you wouldn’t want to see published on the front page of the newspaper. Of course I found that annoying then, but her point […]
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