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We are more comfortable doing when doing familiar things. Familiarity make us feel safe. Consider the way in which you drive to familiar places: when the route between point A and point B is known, we are unlikely to try a new route. After all: if there were a more efficient way of getting home,
We thought something inspiring would serve us well this week! Watch this Commencement address from the University of Texas given by Admiral William McRaven. He teaches us lessons about how to make the world a little better by doing the little things well. Enjoy! And remember, you have the power to make a difference in
Whenever I make a commitment for a specific period of time, like my 4 years of college, for example, I like to think about where I might be at the end of the commitment. Four years is going to pass me by. No matter what. And, unless I die before the time passes—which I never
Things may feel tenser than ever before. With the Coronavirus pandemic surging and the upcoming Presidential election, lots of what you see on Facebook, Instagram, and television is likely to feel polarized. Some folks are likely very worried that if next week’s election does not turn out how they hope, the next four years will
Youth suicide is rare, but when a young person does end their own life it devastates families, schools, and communities. And while deaths by suicide are, indeed, rare, the percentage of young people who report feelings of hopelessness, sadness, and even suicidal thoughts is alarmingly high. Over a third of high school students in the
95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly.’ This quote is taken from a recent study by the Pew Research Center called Teens, Social Media & Technology, 2018. Smart phones and social media are now ubiquitous to life as a teenager in 2020. It might even seem
The ultimate helpline. The Stand 4 Kind app gives schools, students, and parents
easy access to various tools and resources to ensure a safe and positive environment for all.