Category Archives: Teen Life

5 Ways to Avoid Stress as a Teenager

5 Ways to Avoid Stress as a Teenager

by Gianella Ghiglino They say your teen years are the best years of your life. You are young, carefree, and have all the energy in the world. However, they forget to mention all the stress with school, hormones, crushes, and peer pressure. I, however, will say your teen years are for the most part pretty… Continue Reading

How To Get Over A Breakup and a Broken Heart

How To Get Over A Breakup and a Broken Heart

Dealing with a breakup and a broken heart is not easy. It’s normal to feel heartbroken and lost, but it’s important to give yourself time to heal. Ever heard of, “no feeling is final?” It’s TRUE. The next few weeks  of your life will feel like they’re going by so slowly and every song you… Continue Reading

Dear High School Self

Dear High School Self

Dear High School Self, Hello my friend. I see you will be graduating in the spring. You’ve had trials, drama and success the last few years. I know you still aren’t quite sure where you fit or what part you will play in life. Be patient, it will reveal itself along the way. It has been… Continue Reading

Becky G Joins Yoobi to Donate School Supplies to Thousands of Students

Becky G Joins Yoobi to Donate School Supplies to Thousands of Students

Inglewood native Becky G and Yoobi joined forces to donate thousands of school supplies to every single elementary school student from the Inglewood Unified School District, over 7,800 kids! The Yoobi Give Event took place at the Frank D. Parent Elementary School in Inglewood where Becky spoke to kids during a morning assembly, inspiring them… Continue Reading

How to Handle Your First Kiss!

How to Handle Your First Kiss!

So you’ve never kissed a guy…but you’ve watched kissing scenes on TV and almost every movie and it looks pretty easy. But remember, those scenes are absolutely rehearsed! Watching someone kiss doesn’t mean you know how. First kisses can be awkward but they don’t have to be. Follow this wonderful guide to handle your FIRST… Continue Reading

Need a Scholarship? There’s an App for That! Interview with Scholly Founder Christopher Gray

Need a Scholarship? There’s an App for That! Interview with Scholly Founder Christopher Gray

College application season is in full swing.  One of the biggest questions on students’ (and parents’) minds besides where they’ll be enrolled this time next year is how they’re going to pay for it all.  Unfortunately, many families cannot afford to pay for college out of pocket and their institution of choice can’t provide adequate aid. The… Continue Reading

Easy Recipes for Teens To Make from The Twin Chefs Lilly and Audrey Andrews – Plus Interview!

Easy Recipes for Teens To Make from The Twin Chefs Lilly and Audrey Andrews – Plus Interview!

Lilly and Audrey Andrews started watching the Food Network at three because most of the cartoons on TV were frankly too frightening. They saw eggplants being featured and their curiosity grew. They went with their mom to the market, brought some eggplant home and learned to sauté that very night. One day their mom overheard the girls arguing about whether… Continue Reading

Top 10 Biggest Myths about High School

Top 10 Biggest Myths about High School

High School! Looking back at those years, I am filled with bittersweet agony. I, like so many millions, looked forward to entering high school and did so with the best of intentions. However, I made a few missteps — a lot of which were a result of pressure built on by the numerous myths which… Continue Reading

Suicidal? Self-Harming? Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services  Can Help

Suicidal? Self-Harming? Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Can Help

One topic which continues to rear its ugly head in the news and across social media is teen self-harm, which includes things such as suicide, cutting, intentional alcohol and drug overconsumption, and more. While bullying is often cited as a cause of the depression which leads to self-harm, the roots can stem from anything from family… Continue Reading

Fight Back Against Bullies with Krav Maga Expert Jarrett Arthur

Fight Back Against Bullies with Krav Maga Expert Jarrett Arthur

Are we teaching teens and kids to become a nation of victims that cannot stand up for themselves? That’s one question we posed to Krav Maga instructor Jarrett Arthur, creator of the M.A.M.A. self defense system. Arthur provides some practical communication tips for dealing with bullies, and also covers some awesome self-defense techniques to use… Continue Reading