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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
True grit: How to push through and move forward

True grit: How to push through and move forward

Rate this article for a chance to winAs a student, you’re probably pretty familiar with stress. You might also have wondered why some of your peers seem to handle their challenges relatively easily while...
How to be happy: Why your experiences matter most

How to be happy: Why your experiences matter most

Rate this article and enter to winWhen stress runs high and cash runs low, it’s reassuring to know that our experiences, not our possessions, are our main source of happiness. The emotional boost we...
Can’t say no? 8 ways to take back your time

Can’t say no? 8 ways to take back your time

 Feeling overwhelmed has become an integral part of being a teenager. Why is it so tempting to take on more than we can reasonably manage? Saying “no” is crucial for our time management, healthy...
Anxiety attack? How to know and what to do

Anxiety attack? How to know and what to do

 Anxiety is a normal phenomenon; it’s something we all experience. Anxiety is “just our body’s way of letting us know it is uncomfortable,” wrote Dr. Robert Myers, an adolescent psychologist and professor at the...
Bicker better: The constructive approach to arguing

Bicker better: The constructive approach to arguing

 Most of us are pretty bad at arguing. We tend to react rather than respond, often mocking and caricaturing our opponent. As a result, we don’t hear, and vice versa, we aren’t heard.Dealing with...
Don’t believe everything you see: How to filter the Instagram effect

Don’t believe everything you see: How to filter the Instagram effect

Rate this article and enter to winThat fashion blogger posted a shot of her gorgeous designer dress. The trainer you follow has been Snapchatting his perfect body during his trip to the Caribbean. And...
Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Rate this article and enter to winWhen did you last talk about race? Chances are, it was within recent days (maybe hours). Racism is a major element of national and lunch-table discussions, and a...
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Dealing with depression: Student stories, expert strategies

 Everybody has bad days. Hey, between disappointing grades, arguments with your parent, drama with your friends, and rejection from your crush, you’ve probably experienced a few bad weeks.“We all experience sadness—when we lose someone,...
Best friends for never? “How I handled my frenemy”

Best friends for never? “How I handled my frenemy”

 Ever had a friend who routinely made you feel unhappy about yourself and your life? Just as positive relationships are known to be good for our emotional and physical health, unsupportive friendships can be...
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Social anxiety and your social life: 5 ways to deal

Rate this article and enter to win“Social anxiety has always been a large part of my life. I hear people saying bad things about others, and it creates this sense of paranoia. I definitely...