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Being Artemis Teen: Take a Break and Have a Cookie

We all deal with stress from one thing or another, no matter how unbreakable you pretend to be. So many just put on a brave face, say “Oh, I’m fine.” then go home and cry themselves to sleep. Some days you just need time to disappear, but not in a bad way. First find a… Continue reading Being Artemis Teen: Take a Break and Have a Cookie

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Being Artemis Teen: Bullying

We hear a lot about bullying, these days.  When the subject is brought up many  shrug and say, "I survived. It taught me to stand up for myself in a cruel world."  Or, "Get over it!"  It's not that easy for everyone. When I was 4 years old, I was the go-getter. I was the… Continue reading Being Artemis Teen: Bullying

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Being Artemis Teen: High School Never Ends

There's a sad lie you're being told. It's about "the real world". There is no real world. You're in it. No. We aren't always crowded into classrooms for a hour at a time and, most of the time, we don't have to pee on a schedule. But, the social aspects. The cliques. The "mean girls".… Continue reading Being Artemis Teen: High School Never Ends

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Being Artemis Teen: Three Things Every Teen Should Know

There are three things I know that so many hear every day. First : “You're not good enough.”   Not good enough for what? Not good enough to stand here? Not good enough to be graced by your presence? If someone thinks you're not good enough just to be around them, then they must not be the kind… Continue reading Being Artemis Teen: Three Things Every Teen Should Know