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Chill-Time: Ways to Stress Less

Just relax! Easier said than done? Being a teen today you know there is plenty to worry and stress out about. Even so, you can fit some chill-time into your day. Use these tools when you’re stressed out AND BEFORE you get overwhelmed. These tips can help prevent the stress from building up. 1. Seek…

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For Girls who Love Sports

Here are some websites to explore: http://www.mgaa.com: Multicultural Golf Association of America, Inc. This organization partners with schools and community-based programs to help inner-city youth. Young people between the ages of 8 and 17 get a chance to learn the sport and its lessons about leadership and discipline. http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org: Learn what the Women’s Sports Foundation…

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Fun Stuff for Girls who Like Science!

Here are some books and websites for you! You can find these books at your school or community library. Or, click on the books to order them through Amazon.com. Girls Who Rocked the World by Amelie Welden Published by Econo-Clad Books Girls Who Rocked the World 2 by Michelle Roehm McCann, et al Published by…

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Helping Kids to Confidently Ride the Waves of Big Feelings

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HELPING KIDS TO CONFIDENTLY RIDE THE WAVES OF BIG FEELINGS   By Jessica Fisher, Psy.D. Post-Doctoral Fellow / Dialectical Behavior Therapy Specialty Supervised by Vicki Chiang, Psy.D, PSY21136   How do I know if my child could use support?  Some kids are born into the world with big feelings! This is both a gift and…

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Inspiring Books about Girls’ Lives

Check these books out at your school or local library, or ask for your parents’ help in ordering them (just click on the pictures to go to their ordering pages on Amazon.com). Selections and narrative descriptions from 100 Books for Girls to Grow On by Shireen Dodson Alanna, the First Adventure  Tamora Pierce The first in…

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Journaling Ideas

Journals are awesome for expressing our creativity, learning about ourselves, venting feelings, and working towards our dreams. Many girls enjoy keeping journals. When I asked some girls I know what they thought about having a Journaling Idea section here, they asked me to include some of their ideas. So, here goes: What kinds of journals…

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Make Friends with your Body

Let’s get real!  Make friends with your body! Making Friends with Your Body: Introduction “Are you friends with your body? You may be asking, “what does that mean?” Well, for example, do you like being in your body? Do you like how your body feels when you do some fun physical activity? When you relax…

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Resources for Media-Savvy Girls

Here is an excerpt from an awesome book called Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers’ Schemes, by Sharon Lamb and Lyn Mikel Brown: Packaging Girlhood: 10 Tips for Girls 1. FACE THE FACTS. Most girls want to believe that they are independent thinkers and that marketers and media won’t be able to influence them. But realize…

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Resources for Middle School Girls

Are you in middle school? Then you know, middle school can be both exciting and stressful. You’re navigating a lot: new friendships & social relationships, more academic demands, exciting after-school activities, new feelings and body changes, and lots more decisions. Here are some books and websites that might help. They’ve got lots of information about…

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Want to De-Stress?

Chill-Time “Just relax! Easier said than done? Being a teen today you know there is plenty to worry and stress out about. Even so, you can fit some chill-time into your day. Use these tools when you’re stressed out AND BEFORE you get overwhelmed. These tips can help prevent the stress from building up…” Take…

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