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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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4 easy ways to set positive standards in your online world

Rate this article and enter to winWhether we’re catching up with friends, reading the news, checking Snapchat stories, or watching videos of baby pandas sneezing, we all spend a lot of time online. Our...
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8 research-backed ways to build friendships that matter

Rate this article and enter to winFriendships are important to our health and well-being—research proves it. In fact, an analysis of 148 studies showed that people with strong social relationships actually live longer. “Friendships...
4 reasons to prioritize laughter

4 reasons to prioritize laughter

Rate this article for a chance to winHumor isn't just a nice to have; it's a need to have. Humor makes us happier, healthier, more resilient, more successful, and improves our relationships, according to...
Quiz: What’s your bystander style?

Quiz: What’s your bystander style?

 Bystander intervention is about the small things we all do for our friends and communities. When we see that someone is experiencing unwanted attention or pressure, we have a variety of ways we can...
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...
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...
Is your friend in a toxic relationship? How to know and how to help

Is your friend in a toxic relationship? How to know and how to help

Rate this article and enter to winYou care about your friends—a lot. So if you see that they’re dating someone who may not be treating them the best, you probably think they deserve better....
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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Should you do it yourself or call for backup? Take the quiz

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re smack-dab in the middle of your transition between the carefree days of childhood and that whole “adulting” thing. Along with prepping for the inevitable (e.g., college, career,...
Thumbs doing all the talking? Five ways to manage your messaging

Thumbs doing all the talking? Five ways to manage your messaging

Rate this article and enter to winWhich would you go without for a week: your cell phone, your best friend, or good food? Chances are, it’s not your phone.Half your waking lifeHigh school students...