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Massachusetts Teen Creates PIC MY PLATE Photo Contest
Local high school junior Chloe Rosen just launched a contest for to encourage kids to eat and live healthier. Check out I PIC MY PLATE (www.iPicMyPlate.com) and start posting.
A Damaging Trend Emerges: Thigh Gaps
A new trend is popping up everywhere: Thigh Gaps. This (for most) is an unrealistic physical trait and has teen girls obsessing over whether or not their thigh touch when standing straight and...
4H Teens Take on Health: Video Contest
National 4-H Council has just launched a Video challenge and we wanted to share it with you our readers. They are challenging teens to make a 90-second video to show how they would take on health...
Gaining Awareness About Sexual Assault Prevention
Warmer weather means adventures, fun times with friends, and enjoying time off from school. Stay safe this summer and be aware of how to protect yourself from sexual predators at night and at parties.
Finding The Healthy You!
The thought of stepping out of your comfort zone and living a healthy lifestyle can be overwhelming to some and can lead to a lot of questions: "What do I eat?", "Is this healthy?", "Am I going to...
Happy International Happiness Day!
In honor of this awesome day, here's an equally awesome list of some of our positive attitude/happy blog posts to help you turn that frown, upside-down! Enjoy!
Spring Into Action- Spring Cleaning Tips
The temperature is slowly creeping up and that means one thing: SPRING! Find out some tips on cleaning out the winter clothes from your closet so you can get ready for warmer weather.
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Did you know that HIV/AIDS is a real risk for girls and women? March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Learn how you can raise awareness with your friends.
Ask A Girl: My Secret to Surviving Freshman Year
Surviving freshman year of high school can be a challenge for teenagers. At the half way mark Sophie shares how time management is key to keeping up with school grades, sports, and friends.
Staying On Top of Your Game
When you become passionate about something, you want to give it your all, but that can be difficult at times. Our teen contributor, Grace, shares with us how she stays motivated on the tennis court.
Two Simple Strategies to Stay in Shape
Not all teens play sports, so getting in exercise can be a challenge. Not for this teen girl: Taylor shares two simple strategies for staying in shape and loving every minute of it.
A Valentine to Self
Valentine's Day may be more of a marketing gimmick than a moment in the calendar to reflect on love or romance. This year we share the heartfelt advice of a 16-year old girl recovering from...
Ask A Girl (and A Guy): Studying for Exams
It's that time of year for midterm exams. BodiMojo asks a girl and a guy how they deal with test taking in freshman year of high school. Notice any similarities? Differences?
Hunting for the Perfect Summer Job
It's only February, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about and hunting for your summer job. Here are some tips on how to land the perfect job for you to make your summer that much better!
High School Seniors: Make The Most Of Your Final Semester!
The last semester of high school comes with many exciting opportunities and changes that can be a little scary too. Don't let your nerves get the best of you! Here are a few ways to make the most...
It’s Time to Get Some Zzz’s
January 3rd is the Festival of Sleep Day and even though there is a day dedicated to catching those zzz's, you should be getting the proper amount of sleep every night for your growing mind and...
Dealing with Grief: How Friends Can Help Friends
Tara Cousineau, PhD, founder of BodiMojo, and mom of teen girls, reflects on the tragedy of the recent school shooting in Newton, CT, and how teenagers can help each other cope with grief, loss,...
Ask A Girl: How To Deal With A Bad Roommate
We all have had one: a roommate who got on our nerves and drove us nuts. Dealing with a person who isn't that great of a roommate can be tricky; no one wants to run the risk of hurting another...
Get Moving This Winter
When it's cold outside, motivation to stick to your fitness goals sometimes seems like summer....long gone. Don't worry though, there are some great tips in this article to get yourself motivated...
The SAT’s – Not Something to Fear
SATs can be overwhelming to even think about, let alone actually prepare for. Do not fret though! Jessie lets us know how she managed to survive the SATs and shows us that they aren't as scary as...
Top 5 After-School Snack Ideas
When most teens get home from a long day at school, the first thing on their mind is finding something to eat. In this article, Katie shares with us her top 5 after-school snack ideas that are...
Ask A Girl: How To Take A Compliment
It's hard to stay positive about ourselves and our bodies, especially when we are surrounded by friends who aren't always the most positive people. Marthe explains how contagious negative thoughts...
Giving Tuesday: What will you give?
Girlfriends, how are you going to make a difference? "Giving Tuesday" is just days away and wonderful way to usher in the spirit of holiday season. Read on to help launch #GivingTuesday.