Category Archives: Growing Up

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

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

How to Break Up With Mark Zuckerberg (and Other Social Media Stalkers)

How to Break Up With Mark Zuckerberg (and Other Social Media Stalkers)

Guest Post by Emma Fuller, Omlet At first, Mark seemed like the perfect guy:  He “shared” regularly, “checked in” often, kept you “fed” with the latest news, and paid attention to what you “liked.” But before you knew it, Mark began to change:  He invaded your privacy, started keeping tabs on everything you did, he manipulated… Continue Reading

Stop Bullying – One Teen’s Story

Stop Bullying – One Teen’s Story

We reached out to teenage anti-bully crusader Rebecca Parkin, from England, to write a piece for us on her experiences and to talk to a few adults about the subject. Here is her article: Living in a society is very hard for everyone. However sometimes people take being ‘normal’ too seriously and bully or harass… Continue Reading