How to Handle Halloween Stress

I’ve received so many SOS texts about Halloween that I actually feel bad that I’m just doing this video now. Between group costumes and parties the drama has been all over the place. Halloween is a holiday that brings up a lot of issues around inclusiveness, which is HUGE and important to middle and high school girls. Today I’m talking about my two approaches to Halloween stress. 

 

If you Don’t Ask the Answer is Always No

Asking for what I want is scary for me. I’m afraid of imposing on someone. I’m afraid of getting rejected, but at the end of the day, if I don’t ask the answer is always no.

To ask for something I want or need is an act of self value and love.

 
Check out the video for more!

 

 

 

Conditional Friendship

Do you have conditional friendships? If you feel like someone is only friends with you based on certain terms then this video is for you!

 

 

 

 

 

Why Smart Kids do Dumb Things

In one of my grad school classes last week, we learned about dopamine in the adolescent brain. It was so enlightening that I wanted to share! Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate emotional responses. Its production is naturally lower in adolescents which may lead to impulsivity, feeling of bored, being overall blah, and makes kids more susceptible to stress. Check out today’s video for more on dopamine and why it’s important! I wish I had known about this when I was a teen!

 

 

 

 

Stay in your Own Lane

The phrase “stay in your own lane” can be another way to tell someone to mind their own business, but today, I’m talking about it as if you’re saying it to yourself. It’s this phrase that I repeat when I find myself putting a lot of energy into others, which inevitably takes away from some of my own magic. Check out today’s video for more insight!

 

What to do if you feel like you don’t look like everyone else

Over the last two weeks, I helped a lot of girls through back-to-school shopping breakdowns. What to wear on the first day of school can bring up a lot of questions:

What do I want to look like?
What if I don’t look like everyone else?
What looks good on my body?

Check out today’s video for advice on what to do you’re worried you don’t look like everyone else!

 

Do you have the Fall Scaries?

Over the weekend, I met with my mentor and told her I was feeling so sad about summer ending. Similar to Sunday scaries, where I would get anxious about the week ahead, I had the fall scaries. For me, it’s all about dealing with the new and the unknown. Check out today’s video for the trick that got me out of my funk!

 

How to Prevent Fights with your Parents

It can be super uncomfortable and stressful to argue with your parents. Today I’m giving advice for what to do to prevent fights for this upcoming school year!

 

What to do when you’ve said Something Stupid

There’s not a person on the planet that hasn’t had the experience of feeling like they’ve said something stupid. I know I overthink what I say a million times over. In today’s video, I’m giving advice on what to do when you torture yourself by replaying a conversation in your head over and over and over again.  

 

 

 

A Gabby Bernstein Trick for Getting What you Want

Last night I attended my mentor Gabby Bernstein’s new book event. Knowing that she always has the best advice, I waited a day to do this video blog. Today, I’m sharing the trick she gave when it comes to creating what you want in life. This is so perfect for kicking off a new school year. Check out today’s video!