Category Archives: Facing Challenges

Girls Talking

Trust Issues

Do you have any trust issues related to your family, friends, or a significant other? If you answered yes, it’s okay. Trust doesn’t just happen – it must be earned. However, even when it exists, it can sometimes be broken. Just remember it’s not the…

Being Bullied

About Bullying…

Unfortunately, bullying seems to be a part of growing up. In a sad way, it almost seems like a natural evolutionary instinct for some people. It’s like they need to be mean to make themselves feel better. People who bully others are sad individuals, and…

Carrying Books

AP Classes

Hey guys, are any of you HS juniors that are nervous about taking Advance Placement (“AP”) classes in high school? If you are, it’s totally fine because it just so happens that I’m in the process of preparing to take AP classes during my senior year…

Prom Dress

Get the Dress – Without Breaking the Bank

Hey girls, I know that prom is just around the corner, and from what I remember, I was a little stressed out about what hair style I wanted and what dress, shoes, and accessories I was going to wear. I also remember everyone talking about…

Dealing With Your Mom's Boyfriend

Dealing With Your Mom’s Boyfriend

Has your mom ever dated a guy that you despised, or who made you wonder why she was even attracted to him in the first place? Well my mom has. Recently I’ve been thinking about this particular subject, and I think it’s true that a lot of…

Jamaica

Family Values

Have you ever felt as if there’s something missing from your daily life and it’s the only thing that can keep you going no matter what the situation? Well, that’s how I’ve been feeling lately about my family back home in Jamaica. I left Jamaica…

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…