Mindful Journaling

Updated: Apr 24, 2020 I find that whenever I’m sad or confused or even bored, it helps to write. According to The Huffington Post, there are many benefits of mindful journaling. It helps boost IQ: Writing often correlates with intelligence. According to the Facile Things blog, writing every day can help you understand your emotions better.Continue reading “Mindful Journaling”

5 Ways to Be Productive During The Quarantine

Updated: Apr 12, 2020 Lately, I’ve been trying to find new things to do every day. I tried reading, writing, baking, cooking and even studying. I spent hours on the internet trying to find a suitable project for me to do. This blog actually became one of them. After days of endless boredom and hours ofContinue reading “5 Ways to Be Productive During The Quarantine”

Maintaining Mental Health While Quarantined

This coronavirus pandemic is stressful for many of us. We are living in a time that is chaotic and dangerous, whether we are affected directly or indirectly. In this time of distress, we often forget what really matters to us. This is a situation that is impacting not only every person on the planet butContinue reading “Maintaining Mental Health While Quarantined”

The Art of Balance

Updated: Apr 7, 2020 “Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create.” – Jana Kingsford Sometimes we feel as if everything is coming at us all at once. The math test, the birthday party, the English exam, the fro-yo date. It can be overwhelming and quite uncomfortable. Between schoolwork, extracurriculars and maintaining an activeContinue reading “The Art of Balance”

5 Ways to Study Hard Without Burning Out

Studying is hard. It’s not very fun and takes up a lot of time and effort. You might be studying for hours only to realize that you’re receiving the same test scores as your friends who didn’t put in much effort. So how? How do you study more efficiently, use less time, and achieve more?Continue reading “5 Ways to Study Hard Without Burning Out”

Why You Are Not a Failure

In today’s day and age, it may feel almost impossible to stop comparing yourself to others. As we’re constantly surrounded by picture-perfect ideals and expectations that are almost burdening, it seems like being a failure is inevitable. But before we discuss anything else, we must define failure. A quick google search has taken me toContinue reading “Why You Are Not a Failure”

The Battle With Anxiety

Often times, being a teenager can feel like you’re fighting everybody, when what you are really fighting is yourself. It’s exhausting! Anxiety disorders are a serious matter. 60% of children with anxiety disorders and clinical depression go undiagnosed. Perhaps it’s because we’re scared to talk to people, or that people are too scared to listen.Continue reading “The Battle With Anxiety”

What to Do When You’re Lost

No, not physically lost, mentally lost. How do we get back on the railroad track that takes us away from the bumpy past? Here is the thing. In order to be lost, you need to recognize it. Don’t lie to yourself. You won’t be able to fix something unless you realize it is broken. OnceContinue reading “What to Do When You’re Lost”

Learning to Love Yourself: 4 Ways to Discover Self-Worth

Let’s face it. So many teenagers are struggling with self-acceptance: 78% of girls in America are unhappy about their bodies by the time they reach 17, according to the Park Nicollet Melrose Center. That’s an incredible number. When we’re caught up in comparing our bodies to others, our worth to others, it’s hard to findContinue reading “Learning to Love Yourself: 4 Ways to Discover Self-Worth”

How to Fight Against Insecurity

We’ve all had moments where we felt like we weren’t good enough. Especially as teenagers growing up in a modern world, resisting the urge to compare ourselves to others has become a major challenge. When people around us are sharing all about their latest achievements and posting pictures with their perfectly content family, is itContinue reading “How to Fight Against Insecurity”