The year 2015 is in full swing, and it’s time to welcome a new group of cool kids to the blog. But first, let’s give a shout out to Chris, Erin, Kristin, Jesse and Yordy who spent the fall writing about how to become a straight ally, stand up to bullies, and help a friend with […]
About six months ago that AJ discovered that she has both anxiety and depression. Since then, her mental health has become easier to understand in general.
Leelah represents many in the transgender community who face hate, inequality, and loneliness simply for being who they are. Leelah’s life mattered.
One particular night, YM Blogger Heather wanted to take her own life. Instead, she called the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Here's what happened next.
If cats can do yoga, then maybe Brynn can too.
This time of year is hard for a lot of people for lots of reasons. There is the stress of the holidays. There are the challenges of coping with family. For many people this time of year is tough because of fewer daylight hours and less exposure to the sun in general. This lack of light in the winter season sometimes causes people to have symptoms of depression. We can write these feelings off [...]
It can be hard to balance the stresses of school and sleep. This school year I have been working very hard and I am struggling to get enough sleep. The truth is sleep deprivation can cause serious damage to your both your mental and physical health. Here are some tricks I use to manage sleep and stay healthy.
Why do women feel like we have to change our appearance to fit with society's standards of beauty? Why do we buy into commercials that tells us to hide our flaws with concealer or try this miracle weight loss supplement? Let's stop!
I know it can be easy to be a bystander to bullying. But, I challenge you to stand up and stop bullying. You really can make a difference and maybe even save a life.
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