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Uncovering the Real You

|Christina R., 18, Arizona| When I went into Junior High my mom allowed me to start wearing makeup. She bought me some basics and sat down to talk with me. She said that makeup was meant to enhance one’s…

Stage Fright and The Sound of Music

I woke up with a start, head pounding and hands shaking. I sat up slowly and crawled out of bed. It was the morning of an event I’d been dreading for weeks – my orchestra concert.   Although I…

Back to School: A Survival Guide

I heard the front door open and ran to meet him.  The knots in my stomach had been swirling all day until my insides felt like a tangled mess of anxiety and pain. The look on his face told me…

My Name’s Blurryface And I Care What You Think

The older I get, the less I care what people think. (Or at least, I’m trying!) My husband once told me of the 20/40/60 rule: At 20, you are constantly worrying about what other people think of you. At…

If the Shoe Fits

Cinderella is one of my all time favorite fairy tales. But an honest look reveals, Cinderella has more issues than Vogue. She never stands up for herself to her wicked step-family, she waits around for her fairy godmother to get…