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Doing Remote Learning When Your Friends Are Going In Person

All of my friends are going back to school for part of the week, doing hybrid learning. I have to do remote, and I am afraid that I will miss out on so much stuff with my friends and with my school. How do I make sure that I'm not left out when I come back? -Anonymous    Hello!  It’s totally understandable that this would be something you’re worried about, I think a lot of people are feeling the same way.  My dad is a high school teacher, so I know a lot about what’s going on ‘behind the…

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2 Replies · Reply by Molly The Creepy Dolly 💜 Sep 15
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Shyness

I’m really shy. Even around people I know/have known for a long time. How can I be less shy around those people? -Amelia  Hi Amelia!  Oh boy, I feel you! I’m also a naturally very shy, quiet, and introverted person, so I totally understand this. I think that it's really important to understand that it's OKAY to be shy. Everyone is different, and there’s nothing wrong with that. That being said, being shy can also make some things a lot harder, such as talking with people and going out of your…

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2 Replies · Reply by Lily ~ BLM Sep 10
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Being An Activist

Hi Mentors, In school and by myself, I learn about a lot of bad things happening in the world (the environment crisis; food apartheid; wars; etc.). I want to do things on my own to help combat these issues, but I just don’t know how and then I don’t do anything. I know that I am in a place of privilege, and I want  my impact on the world to be a positive one. Do you have any ideas for how I can be more of an activist for issues I care about? - Anonymous  Hi there! This is an excellant question,…

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3 Replies · Reply by 🎃MARIE THE PERFECT PUMPKIN🎃 Sep 14
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Dealing With A Bad Influence

This is kinda complicated. I have this one friend who is like a TROUBLEMAKER. Like a major trouble maker. She also curses every five seconds But I really like her. I know she might be a bad influence on me, but she is SUPER nice and she’s the only person who lives near me. So basically if I stop hanging out with her, I don’t hang out with anyone. I’m just so confused. On one hand, she constantly curses (and I am only 10) and she is a huge troublemaker. And I don’t want to be like that. On the…

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3 Replies · Reply by ✰ BlueWillow ✰ Sep 4

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