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  • 5 Facts About Goal Setting

    Here are 5 practical tips on goal setting that can help make it easier to set and reach goals.

  • Asking for Help: Getting Past Obstacles

    Sometimes our ideas and beliefs stand in the way of asking for help. Here are ideas for teens on how to get past 5 common barriers to getting help.

  • Assertiveness

    Assertiveness is the ability to speak up for yourself in a way that is honest and respectful. But it doesn't come naturally to everyone. Find out if you're too passive, too aggressive, or just assertive enough.

  • Choosing Your Mood

    Choosing your mood means being in control of it instead of feeling like it's controlling you. Here are tips on how to create the right mood to help you succeed at what you're trying to do.

  • Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up

    Everyone struggles with staying motivated and reaching their goals. Just look at how many people diet, lose weight, and then gain it back again. But it's still possible to stay motivated if you take the right approach.

  • The Power of Positive Emotions

    Scientists are learning that positive emotions have a powerful effect on our brains and bodies, helping us feel, and act, our best. Let this article help you tap into the power of positive emotions.

  • Back to School

    Dread it or love it, you gotta go to school. Looking for ways to make the first day a little less painful? Here are some tips.

  • Extracurricular Activities

    Joining a club or team is a fun way to try new things, meet people, and be active. Learn more about the basics and benefits of getting involved.

  • Getting Along With Your Teachers

    Teachers can look out for you, guide you, and provide you with an adult perspective. Many are willing to answer questions, offer advice, and help with personal problems.

  • Starting High School

    The transition from middle school to high school is an important one. Here are a few topics that commonly worry incoming freshmen and some things you might want to know about them.

  • Alcohol

    Deciding whether to drink is a personal decision that we each eventually have to make. Get the facts about alcohol.

  • Asking for Help: Getting Past Obstacles

    Sometimes our ideas and beliefs stand in the way of asking for help. Here are ideas for teens on how to get past 5 common barriers to getting help.

  • Coping With Cliques

    Are you on the outside looking in or the inside wanting out? Find out how to deal with cliques in this article for teens.

  • Cyberbullying

    Using technology to bully is a problem that's on the rise. The good news is awareness of how to prevent cyberbullying is growing even faster. See our tips on what to do.

  • Dealing With Bullying

    Bullying has everyone worried, not just the people on its receiving end. Learn about dealing with bullies, including tips on how to stand up for yourself or a friend.

  • Drugs: What to Know

    It's not hard to find drugs, and sometimes it may seem like everyone's doing them or wanting you to do them. But there are downsides (and dangers) to taking drugs.

  • Getting Along With Your Teachers

    Teachers can look out for you, guide you, and provide you with an adult perspective. Many are willing to answer questions, offer advice, and help with personal problems.

  • Making Friends: Answers for Teens With Autism

    You might want to make new friends, but aren’t sure how to do it. This article for teens with autism can help.

  • Peer Pressure

    Responding to peer pressure is part of human nature — but some people are more likely to give in, and others are better able to resist and stand their ground. Find out how to make the right choices for you.

  • Someone at School Has a Weapon. What Should I Do?

    If you think that someone is bringing a weapon to school or threatening someone else's life, it requires immediate attention. This article offers some tips on getting help.

  • Test Anxiety

    Everyone feels a little nervous and stressed before a test. And a touch of nervous anticipation can actually help keep you at peak performance. But for some people, this normal anxiety is more intense.

  • Backpack Basics

    Backpacks help you to stay organized. They're also better for carrying school supplies than messenger or other shoulder bags. But can they cause health problems?

  • Balancing Schoolwork and Hospital Stays

    Every student finds it hard to stay on top of schoolwork sometimes. So what happens when you have to miss a lot of school? This article for teens offers tips and advice.

  • Build a Healthy Breakfast

    Use these breakfast planning ideas to select healthy foods that satisfy your taste buds and get you on your way fast.

  • Cancer: Readjusting to Home and School

    If you've just finished a long hospital stay, you may have questions about reconnecting with friends and family. Get answers in this article for teens.

  • Figuring Out Health News

    News reports on health and medicine can be confusing —and sometimes downright scary. How do you know what is important and accurate?

  • How Much Sleep Do I Need?

    Teens need about 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night. But you might not be getting it. Here's why - and tips for getting more shut-eye.

  • Is it OK to Sleep Less on Weekdays and More on Weekends?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • School and Asthma

    Lots of teens have asthma. Here are tips on keeping it under control so you can prevent (or manage) a flare-up at school.

  • School and Concussions

    A concussion can affect you at school because it's a type of brain injury. Doing schoolwork and being in a classroom can sometimes make things worse. Here's what to know about school and concussions.

  • School and Diabetes

    You probably spend more than a third of your waking hours at school. Chances are you'll need to check your blood sugar levels or give yourself an insulin injection during that time. So what do you do?

  • Sports Physicals

    Just as professional sports stars need medical care to keep them playing their best, so do student athletes. That's why it's important to get a sports physical.

  • Study Drugs

    Some people use certain medicines without a prescription because they think these meds help with focus and concentration. If you've heard of "study drugs" and wonder if there are any risks, find out in this article for teens.

  • When Can I Go Back to School If I Have the Flu?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • 5 Ways to Beat Pre-performance Nerves

    Stressed out about speaking or performing in front of people? These tips can help you cope.

  • 5 Ways to Make Online Research Easier

    When researching school projects, it helps to know how to evaluate and choose online resources. Here are tips.

  • How to Make Homework Less Work

    Having trouble getting a handle on all of your homework? Get your work space set, your schedule organized, and your studying done with the help of this article.

  • Note-Taking Tips

    Want to stay on top of your schoolwork by taking great notes? Here's how!

  • Online Safety

    Whether it's protecting yourself from hackers or cyberbullies, these tips for teens will help you navigate the digital world safely.

  • Organizing Schoolwork & Assignments

    It's not just for school: Mastering the skills of getting organized, staying focused, and seeing work through to the end will help in just about everything you do.

  • Studying for Tests

    You have a history test tomorrow, a math test the next day, and weekly French pop quizzes. Don't panic - our article provides tips on how to study.

  • Test Anxiety

    Everyone feels a little nervous and stressed before a test. And a touch of nervous anticipation can actually help keep you at peak performance. But for some people, this normal anxiety is more intense.

  • Test-Taking Tips

    Do you sweat, chew your pencil, and feel butterflies in your stomach as your teacher hands out a test? Study these test-taking tips!

  • Writing a Paper

    Writing a paper can seem intimidating at first. But putting together a good paper really just involves a combination of things you already know how to do. Here are some tips.

  • 5 Ways to Prepare for Your Sports Season

    How can you get ready to play your best season ever? Read these tips for teen athletes.

  • A Guide to Eating for Sports

    You've prepared for the game in almost every way possible: but now what should you eat? Read about performance foods, nutritional supplements, and more.

  • Choosing the Right Sport for You

    If you're having trouble choosing a sport, this article can help!

  • Concussions

    In a concussion, the brain shifts inside the skull. This can cause a sudden - but usually temporary - disruption in a person's ability to function properly and feel well. Here's what to do if you suspect a concussion.

  • Concussions: Alex's Story

    Alex plays high school football, track, basketball, and lacrosse. He's had two concussions. Here, he talks about his experience and what he learned.

  • Dealing With Stress In Sports

    Winning is all that matters when you play sports, right? Not when that means you can't even enjoy the game. Read about how to handle sports pressure and competition.

  • Sports and Concussions

    As long as people play sports, there will be concussions from time to time. Find out how to protect yourself and what to do if you get a concussion playing sports.

  • Sports and Exercise Safety

    Playing hard doesn't have to mean getting hurt. The best way to ensure a long and injury-free athletic career is to play it safe from the start. Find out how.

  • Sports Physicals

    Just as professional sports stars need medical care to keep them playing their best, so do student athletes. That's why it's important to get a sports physical.

  • Sportsmanship

    Some people define good sportsmanship as treating the people that you play with and against as you'd like to be treated yourself. Learn more about what good sportsmanship is all about.

  • Strength Training

    Is working out with weights safe for teens? The best way to build muscle tone and definition is to combine aerobic and flexibility exercises with the right kind of strength training.

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