Things We Say

When I feel Down

I like to consider myself a happy-go-lucky sort of guy. I try to see positivity, and I make a point to enjoy as much of life as I possibly can. This is not to say, however, that I have gone through life without hardship, without getting down from time to time. It is...

Why Should You Volunteer?

Everyone always tells you that you should volunteer because it looks good on college application and all of that jazz. While that’s true, it’s so much more satisfying when you are doing it because you want to help people and for a larger cause. In college, it was a...

Make an Impact

Be kind—because everyone is fighting their own battle. Life can be so tough sometimes and no matter how tough we think our life is, there is always someone who is going through challenges that are tougher than ours. Giving back is when you give and nothing else...

Giving Back

Not every person has a knack for philanthropy. Even so, when you can find something that you care about, something that you’re passionate about, giving time and energy to a cause can be extremely rewarding. Every community needs people who are willing to put...

Making Healthy Choices

Making healthy choices is as easy as eating a good breakfast to as difficult as saying no to friends when you know what they are doing is wrong. Every day of our lives involves choices that we must make and it is up to you to take the time to determine whether or not...

Why Should You Make Healthy Choices?

From all your youth specialists you always hear, “Make Good Choices!” or something similar. Being young adults, you always think “Yeah, right!” or actually tell us “I’ll try!” Maybe another thing you’re thinking is “why should I make healthy choices?” or “why do they...

How do I make healthy choices?

Some decisions you make aren't terribly important. For example, you might decide to have chocolate ice cream instead of vanilla. But other decisions may involve a choice between right and wrong, and sometimes it's not easy to know what to do. Whenever you aren't sure...

Your Stress, Your Brain: A Video

Usually we hear how stress is bad for you because it can cause health problems and can have negative effects on relationships. Truth is, stress is bad for you, but it can also be good for you. Check out this video to learn more about how you can use stress to your...

School Matters

Have you ever thought about what you want to be when you grow up? Most people think about this question a lot and even if it is not something that comes up there is only one sure thing when it comes to this topic. Most of the professions that anyone could ever think...

Why Does School Matter?

School takes up a lot of your time, I know it does. You get sick of it, and everyone does. Going to school from 1st grade to 12th grade is a loooooong time, and this doesn’t even include college! I know that a lot of you ask me, “Why do I have to go to school?”. Other...

Don’t Miss out on $400,000!!!

Four hundred thousand dollars, say what?!? High school graduates will make an average of $400,000 more than a non-graduate over the course of their lifetime according to a study put out by Georgetown University.  That is the cost of a house!  On top of that, students...

What is the point?

Why does school matter? The answer to this question depends on YOU! What do you want to do with your life? What are your passions and goals? What do you think is your purpose? Reflecting on each of these questions can help you figure out why school matters. School...

How to be yourself

Be confident in who you are. Don’t let others make you feel bad about your interests or your appearance. You are perfect the way you are. Be happy to express your opinions. Never hold back just because you are worried about what others might think. Let others know...

Be true to yourself

Is there anyone like you? The real you, not this face that we all have put on for people to be cooler, badder, or worse version of yourself; I want to know if you really know who you really are, what you are passionate about, if you actually like being a bully, or...

Be the better you!

Don’t ever compare yourself to others & if you do-stop it. You’re not a copy, you’re an original! BE YOURSELF, because life is too short to try to be someone else. Show everyone the Real, Flawed, Original, Beautiful, Strong, & Awesome person you are!...

Shine Bright Like A Diamond

  My favorite quote in one of my favorite movies? Talk about a win-win situation! Follow the link below to watch a clip from Coach Carter or read the quote below, or both! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xq6Kn7nYW-M “Our deepest fear is not that we are...