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Period Troubles

Hey there! I need some advice. So close to a month ago, I got my period. It lasted for literally 20 days. Then it took a break for three days and came back yesterday. Then nothing else happened the rest of that day or today. Not sure what's…

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5 Replies · Reply by Elle Jul 1

Inner stuff

Anxiety, depressed, angry for no apparent reason. Here is a place to discus our major [or minor] emotional swings, share your experiences, your advice and your questions on how to deal with the whole inner strugle thing. It's not an outer thing,…

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Worried About a Parent's Mental Health

“My dad has this obsession with cleaning, and It has gotten to the point where it has affected family life, and cleaning is the first thing he thinks of when he comes home. I am trying to help him, but every time I broach the subject, he changes the subject to "me helping him with cleaning". He won't admit he has anxiety and perfectionism. He says no to a therapist and he won't let me help him, so I don't know what to do. I'm worried that he is making himself really unhappy.” -Kate Oh man I’m…

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Dealing With Stage Fright

I really like to sing and act. People say school musicals are super fun, but whenever I sing in front of an audience I stink. I really wanted to try out for a part but I was too nervous. What do I do about my stage fright?  - EV   Oh geez, I know how you feel. Stage fright can be very frustrating - nothing throws a wrench into plans like getting the jitters right before a performance or audition. Maybe before you have to perform or audition, try to take a few minutes to do something that calms…

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1 Reply · Reply by Aurora Jul 31
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Letting Go Of The Past

I sometimes have trouble letting go of things that I regret. I'll spend days just worrying over what I should have done better. How can I let go of the past and move forward? - Anonymous   Oh goodness, I can relate to this so much that it’s almost painful. The past—especially the parts of the past that we regret—does have a way of overstaying its welcome in our minds; I think it’s a somewhat universal difficulty, or at least one that many of us (including me) struggle with. The good news is…

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3 Replies · Reply by Virginia The Musician Aug 9
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When Friends Are Ignoring You

“At school, I feel like my friends are ignoring me, and don’t really want to be with me. Sometimes I don’t want to hangout with them because all they talk about is boys and crushes. So I feel like feeling left out and alone makes me a hypocrite, because stuff like that doesn’t interest me. But when I think about it, I think that all my friends have more friends they’d rather be with than me. Sorry if this is tedious. Any advice?” -Anonymous Gosh, I know almost exactly you feel. Especially with…

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