Resources for Navigating the Time of Coronavirus

These have been emotional, trying, intense, confusing, and uncertain times. There is a lot to navigate right now-- individually and collectively. Thus, I wanted to offer just *some* of the resources available to teens and young adults during this global crisis.

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How To Be A Positivity Dork

If I see another t-shirt tell me to force a smile on my face, it’s on. The only thing worse than having an awful day is spending energy pretending it isn’t one. Today’s trends of relentless positivity not only irritate me, but wickedly twist what a positive outlook on life can actually be.

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Saying “I Need Help” is the Bravest Thing I Have Ever Done

Emotions and feelings that you’ve never experienced before can overwhelm you. That’s okay. Let them run their course. Feel your feels. But on the other side, there is always going to be a way to get the help you need.

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How to Free Yourself from Diet and Wellness Culture

You were born knowing exactly how much fuel your body needs to grow, develop, and stay healthy. As humans, we have an amazing regulatory system (our bodies) that helps us to maintain health through the automatic functioning of our different organ systems.

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Practicing Self-Love on Valentine’s Day and Every Day

As a parent, you are constantly modeling self-love to your children and teens. You want them to love themselves, therefore your self-love is the best way to teach. Do not strive for perfection here; seek only to improve and grow each day. Notice the thoughts you are choosing today. Observe with compassion.

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