Category Archives: Facing Challenges

Customer Service

Being a Polite Customer

Have you ever walked into a store and witnessed a customer yelling at a sales clerk? Do you think that yelling does any good? I don’t. I think being nice and calm helps you get a better result. A couple of weeks ago, I went…

Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence

Making School a Priority

Being a teen isn’t easy. Balancing school, friends, a social life, and maintaining a good relationship with your family can get hectic. Trust me, I know. High school can be one of the most dramatic chapters of someone’s life. It’s really tough balancing all of…

Kerrin

Being Bi-Racial

I’m half African American and half Caucasian. However, most people assume that I’m of Hispanic or Cape Verdean descent because I’m light-skinned and have curly hair. They misunderstand my appearance. Honestly, I find it ignorant how people can be so narrow-minded. Sometimes I’ll be walking…

Coping with Loss

Like I told you a couple months ago, one of my really good guy friends passed away. This was really hard for me. I had lost other people in the past, but I was too young to be affected by it. So, I didn’t know…

Procrastination…

I’m a sophomore in college and I honestly think that I’ve never been this busy. I believe that I have good time management skills and always get my assignments done on time. I also feel like I’m not a really big procrastinator. However, I still…

Girls Talking

Talking about Relationships

When you’re in a relationship, it’s normal to have arguments and get mad at each other, but how do you know when things are out of hand? I’m not talking about abusive relationships. I’m talking about everyday communication issues between couples. When teens face problems…