Dealing With Anger
Do you wonder why you fly off the handle so easily sometimes? Do you wish you knew healthier ways to express yourself when you're steamed? Check out this article for help with dealing with anger.
Shyness is extremely common, especially among teens. But lots of mild to moderate shyness melts away with practice and familiarity, making social situations easier and easier to handle each time.
Body Image and Self-Esteem
When your body changes, so can your image of yourself. Find out how your body image affects your self-esteem and what you can do.
How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem?
We all experience problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives — especially during our teens when we are figuring out who we are and where we fit in the world.
Going to a Therapist
Getting help with emotions or stress is the same as getting help with a medical problem like asthma or diabetes. This article explains how therapy works and how it can help with problems.
Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up
Everyone struggles with staying motivated and reaching their goals. Just look at how many people diet, lose weight, and then gain it back again. But it's still possible to stay motivated if you take the right approach.
A Guy's Guide to Body Image
Many people think of guys as being carefree when it comes to appearance. But guys spend plenty of time in front of the mirror. And some worry just as much as girls do about their looks.
Making a Change in Your Life
This interactive feature guides you in setting a goal and coming up with steps to reach it.
Can Stress Affect My Weight?
Find out what the experts have to say!
Dealing With Feelings When You're Overweight
If a person is struggling with extra weight, it can add to the emotional ups and downs of being a teen. Get some tips on coping here.
What Should I Do About Stretch Marks?
Find out what the experts have to say.
We've all eaten a whole bag of chips out of boredom or while cramming for a big test. Learn more about emotional eating, and how to manage it, in this article for teens.
Rejection and How to Handle It
Rejection hurts. But it's impossible to avoid. Life is about going for things. And when we do, rejection is always a possibility.
Yoga for Stress Relief
Yoga can help reduce stress because it promotes relaxation, which is the natural opposite of stress. These tips for teens can help you tap into yoga's stress-reducing benefits.
Yoga: Meditation and Breathing
Breathing and meditation techniques can have subtle but powerful effects on everything from stress to sports performance. Try these four techniques.
Stress & Coping Center
Visit our stress and coping center for advice on how to handle stress, including different stressful situations.
Asking for Help: Getting Past Obstacles
Sometimes our ideas and beliefs stand in the way of asking for help. Here are ideas for teens on how to get past 5 common barriers to getting help.
Losing Weight: Brandon's Story (Video)
Brandon, 17, has lost 70 pounds through better eating and exercise. In this video he talks about what inspired him and how he stayed on track.
Weight Loss Surgery: Stacie's Story (Video)
After struggling with weight her whole life, Stacie decided to look into weight loss surgery in her late teens. Here's her story.
Assertiveness is the ability to speak up for yourself in a way that is honest and respectful. But it doesn't come naturally to everyone. Find out if you're too passive, too aggressive, or just assertive enough.
Therapy and Weight Management
Losing weight can feel like a challenge, no matter how much we want it. It can sometimes seem like our minds are working against us. That's where weight-management counselors can help.
3 Ways to Increase Positive Emotions
People feel and do their best when they experience at least 3 times as many positive emotions as negative ones. This article offers ideas on how to build these powerful emotions.