Body Under Pressure
The Body’s Response to Stress
We teens all know that stomach clenching, neck cramping, finger twitching feeling of stress. It creeps up on us before a big exam or when there’s too many...
Man, I Can’t Stop Eating
Guys Can Have Binge Eating Disorder, Too
Ever feel like you sit in front of the TV with a box of cereal and, before you know it, you’ve eaten at least half the cheerios? Overeating happens to all of...
Not All Confident
6 Questions Guys Secretly Have About Body Image
Okay, so there’s a lot of attention given to teen girls and body image, but what about guys? It’s not like guys don't worry about how they look or how...
What’s Going on Down There
Getting Your First Period
When girls on TV get their periods, it’s a whole big ordeal in which their mothers take them out to ice cream, they buy fancy new bras and they finally feel...
Understanding Organic Foods
Everyone has been saying that we should eat only organic food, but I know I’m not the only teen who has no clue what that really means. I mean, I guess...
My BFF Has Depression
Helping to Get Her Smile Back
Learning about depression can be scary enough, but having a friend diagnosed with it can really shake any teen. I would know – it happened to me.
Ugh, I Don’t Run
Fun New Fitness Trends to Try!
I don’t know about you, but most days it’s a struggle to motivate myself to workout! With work, school and the daily responsibilities of teen life, it...
Big Teen Sex Question
Safe Sex = Smart Sex…When You’re Ready
Sex is everywhere. It’s on TV, in the movies and in magazines, and because of all this, we teens can’t help but start to wonder about whether we should...
Getting the Glow
Is Your Tan Worth It?
We all want to be a little tan, even if it’s just to get that glow. Especially during the summer or right before a big event like prom, we all lay out by the...
The Mirror as the Enemy
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Most teenagers, myself included, spend at least some time looking at themselves in the mirror. We use the mirror to inspect our outfits or hair or the newest pimple...