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DIY Christmas Decorations

Welcome to a festive world of creativity and cheer! The holiday season is here. See our favorite DIY Christmas decorations, and how to make them yourself…

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Teen Girl Gift Ideas 2023

Our list of the best gifts for 2023 is finally here! Explore teen girl gift ideas, holiday gift ideas, self care gifts, and all the best Christmas gift ideas for teens. Find the perfect holiday gift now…

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How To Have An At Home DIY Spa Day

Want to take some downtime? Sometimes we are stuck for an idea of how to best relax. An at-home spa day is budget friendly and it’s also the perfect way to unwind, refresh, and recharge…

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How To Not Care What Others Think

Want to not care what others think of you? Discover our confidence tips, and life hacks all on the topic of embracing your authentic self and not caring what others think…

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Kyla Fox On Having A Healthy Food Relationship

Eating Disorder Specialist Kyla Fox shares her advice on how to have a healthy food relationship, how to eat healthy, improve your body image, and all in all, combat disordered eating…

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Why Is Sleep Important?

We hear all the time that sleep is important for us. An adequate amount of sleep results in our bodies functioning better, including that we can think better and retain memories. But can sleep make us happier?…

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Must Watch Halloween Movies

Need some Halloween movie inspiration? Our list of Must-Watch Halloween Movies covers all the classics, family friendly, and fantasy Halloween Movies. Enjoy a movie and get into the Halloween spirit…

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DIY Halloween Decorations

There’s no better way to get into the Halloween state-of-mind than to decorate your room or home. In this BIT we list our favorite budget-friendly, DIY Halloween decor…

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Marissa Meyer’s Motivation Tips

Marissa Meyer, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, knows that being a writer is a dream job for her, but still requires motivation. She shares her story and advice on how we can all find more motivation…

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Benefits of Nature and Small Bits

Looking for the small things in everyday life is one of the easiest ways to find more happiness, but sometimes we overlook all the small and beautiful pieces of nature right outside of our door!  These bring us…

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All The Fall Recipes You Need

Fall is in the air, and with that, it’s time for fall baking. In this BIT, we have compiled our list of all the tastiest, simplest, and most fall-themed baked goods. Make them with a family member, friend, or even on your own – and get a small bit of happiness!

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Gordon Korman Shares How To Follow Your Passion

As the New York Times Bestselling author of over 100 books, Gordon Korman published his first book in ninth grade. He shares his advice on following your interests and passions, and how that brings one…

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How To Be Motivated

We all lead busy lives. Even the most motivated of people can sometimes struggle to keep up with the constant flow of demand that comes with life. Discover our top hacks for being more motivated, including…

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Why Be Kind? It Makes You Happier

Ever wonder why you should be kind? In this BIT we break down how to help others, why you should be kind, and more. One of the easiest ways to help ourselves feel happier is to help others. Yes, you read that right! Being kind even…

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DIY Gift Ideas

All the DIY gift and craft ideas you’ll need for your loved ones next birthday, a holiday, or just because it gives you a small bit of happiness. Ranging from crafts to cards, and baking, this list has it all!

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Our Back To School Guide

Back to school season is here or approaching for many. of us. Although school may be dull at times, it still has it’s fun moments. Make this your best school year yet with our ultimate back to school guide!

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S.G. Prince’s Thoughts On How to Find Your Passion

Author of The Elvish Trilogy, The Heirs of Isla, and more, S.G Prince shares her story of quitting her previous job to pursue her passion. S.G. also shares her hacks to find your passion…

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This Will Make You Want To Drink Water

We have a wide variety of beverage options! However, water holds countless benefits, and this will make you want to pour yourself a tall, refreshing glass…

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You Need To Know About These Benefits of Sunlight

Sunlight plays such an important role in our daily life. It brightens our mood, helps us feel more awake, and produces vitamins. But, there’s more, you…

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Happy Hacks From Barbie

Barbie is an inspiring and iconic figure, and she’s been around since 1959. In this BITS post we break down all of Barbie’s advice on finding more happiness. These tips include…

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All The Best Family Movies

Family movie night is a perfect way to bond and spend time with your family. Discover our list of the best family movies, featuring funny movies, feel-good movies and more, such as…

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Viola Seda on Standing Up For Yourself

14-year-old climate activist, poet, and designer of her own battery, Viola Seda shares with us the importance of standing up for you and how to not give into…

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How to Cancel Plans

We love our friends, but sometimes we just don’t feel like hanging out. However, we don’t want to hurt our friends feelings. These are our hacks for canceling plans, starting with…

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Why Should I Go Outside?

Being outdoors comes with countless benefits, for both our mental and physical health. Discover what these benefits are, how we can get them, and some crazy fun facts, including…

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Our Summer Reading List For Teens

Discover all the best summer books, featuring cliff-hangers and page-turners. Immersive yourself into a whole new world this summer, and…

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How to Get Over Awkward Moments

We’ve all been there, we do something embarrassing, and then constantly relive that awkward moment. How can we stop re-living awkward moments? This…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Want the perfect gift for your dad, but don’t have a big budget, or any ideas? Explore our Father’s Day Gift List for all dad’s – price friendly…

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Sophia Reid-Gantzert’s Confidence Tips

Teen actress and ballerina Sophia Reid-Gantzert shares her advice for feeling confident and dealing with big change…

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Happy Scents You Need To Try

Scented candles.  Room Sprays.  Freshly baked cookies. All these smells make us happier. But, why? Guess what…

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TV Shows To Watch For A Mood Boost

Want to relax but don’t know what to watch? We’ve compiled all our favorite shows into this ultimate list, including…

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How To Fall Asleep When You’re Not Tired

POV: it’s been a long day, and you’re so excited to finally go to sleep. But as you lay down, you get a sudden burst of energy. Do this to fall asleep…

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Happy Music Makes You Happier, How?

Why does happy music actually make us happier? Well, you’re about to find out. Plus, discover our free playlists, filled with music that makes you happier.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

We’ve got you covered with gifts for every mom. Featuring affordable, and DIY gifts, gifts for fitness moms, always busy moms, moms who love cooking, and gifts to split with your parent or sibling…

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Brooklyn Summer: Life of Teen Celebrity

Ever wonder what the life of a teen celebrity is like? Teen singer, songwriter, and actress Brooklyn Summer shares her insider information and advice…

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Try These Secret Starbucks Drinks Today

Don’t miss out on these secret Starbucks drinks, also applicable to most coffee shops. Ranging from sweet, sour, iced, hot, frappuccino and…

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How to Organize Your Room: For Teens

The answer to every teens ultimate question: how to organize my room quickly? Discover our top tips (plus a few secret hacks) in this BIT. Featuring…

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The Ultimate List of Fun Things To Do This Spring Break

The days are getting warmer, and spring break is on approach. Are you bored, or not sure what to do on your break? Explore our ultimate list.

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Want A Good Start To The Day? Try This

Are you tired throughout the entire day? Starting our mornings off in a positive way can help us have a better day and feel less tired. Our first (super easy) hack is…

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Drink This For Stress: Chamomile Tea Benefits

Chamomile tea is one of our favorite teas! Aside from originating from Ancient Eypgt, it can help you calm down when stressed, as well as…

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Katie Stagliano & Tips For Being Overwhelmed

Katie Stagliano started the non-profit organization, Katie’s Crops at nine years old. Here, she shares her advice on feeling overwhelmed…

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Random Fun Facts to Make You Happy

How can you feel happier instantly? These random fun facts (including animal facts) are sure to boost your mood! Did you know…

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How to Like Your Body

As teens, our bodies are constantly changing, and it can be hard to always be happy with how we look. We list our top tips on to how to like your body, including…

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Why Am I Not Good Enough?

Do you ever feel like you’re not good enough?  You doubt yourself and don’t trust yourself? Read these tips…

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How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without A Date

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. In this BIT we share our advice on how to feel special and have a fun Valentine’s Day without a date…

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Celebrity Secrets – To Being Happier

Find out how to be happier with advice from top celebrities! Including Zendaya, Kendall Jenner and more…

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Easy Comfort Food Recipes

We all have those days when all we want to eat is something warm and tasty. We’ve compiled a list of easy comfort food to make…

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Dawn Richardson Wilson’s Tips for Better Days

Olympic athlete Dawn Richardson Wilson shares her advice on how to have a better day, plus her secret to…

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How to Stop Feeling Angry

Does this sound familiar? Your blood is boiling, your fists and jaw are clenched, and your heart is racing; you’re angry. However…

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Tips For the New Year For Teens

The New Year is here, and with that, the opportunity for a fresh start. Try doing these tips to be your best and happiest self this year…

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Why is it Good To Talk About Feelings?

“Tell me how you feel”, “it’s okay, you can tell me”.  Do you ever hear these words from people that care about you? But, I know what…

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Hanukkah and Christmas Fun Facts

From our community to yours, we’re wishing you happy holidays. Discover our top 10 fun facts about Christmas and Hanukkah, and…

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for Parents

‘Tis the time of season for last minute gift shopping. Below, we list our top affordable gift ideas for both moms and dads, that…

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Megan Oldham, Canadian freestyle skier doing a ski jump over a "Beijing 2022" Olympic Banner. To her right, "Interview with Megan Oldham" is written.

Megan Oldham On Why It’s Important to Take Breaks

Megan Oldham, Canadian Olympic freestyle skier, shares the importance of taking breaks, how they make her happier, help her ski better, and…

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Italian Words to Live By

Navigating life as teens can be trying and stressful. These Italian words to live by will help you let go of control, feel happier, and stop…

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How to Stop Caring What Others Think

As teens, we care so much about what our friends, classmates, and teammates think of us. Discover our top tips to stop caring, like…

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Does Listening to Old Music Make You Happier?

Have you ever listened to music that reminds you of a fun time? Perhaps a road trip, or celebration, and felt happier? Did you know…

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Gift Ideas for Teens: Teen Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are approaching, our Teen Holiday Gift Guide features gift ideas for every teen. This includes…

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Body Image Advice from Teri Hofford

In this BIT post, we interviewed Teri Hofford.  Teri is a body image educator, award-winning photographer and best-selling author.  

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Halloween Food & Treats

We list our favorite Halloween food recipes that are easy to make, and fun to eat. These are perfect for a party, pre-trick-or-treating, or to share with friends.

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Teen Guide to The Best Halloween Movies

The spooky season is officially here. See below our must-watch list of spooky, funny, classic, and overall, the best Halloween movies. 

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The Ultimate List of Fun Things To Do This Fall

Featuring: Halloween activities, fun things to do with friends, and…

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Why Should I Be Grateful?

Thanksgiving is centered around good food, time with family, and most of all: gratitude. But why does gratitude make you happy?

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Easy Desserts For Teens

Eating dessert gives us a small bit of happiness.  Below we list our top easy desserts for teens – quick to make & tasty…

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How to Have A Better Morning

Starting our day off on a positive note helps us feel happier throughout the entire day. Our top tips to have a better morning are…

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Our Top YA Books for Teens

Good books give us a small bit of happiness. Need new book recommendations? Check out our list of Top YA Books for Teens…

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Try This Instead of Meditation

This activity brings similar benefits to meditation, but it way more likely to be enjoyed by us, as teens…

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Easy Back to School Meals

Back to school comes with a big shift from our summer schedule. Below we list our favorite back to school meals – plus snacks…

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How to Have the Best School Year

How can you have the best school year yet? Below, we list our top 3 tips, plus some playlists for school…

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Tips For Less Stress – From Navy SEALs

Navy SEALs are an iconic example of resilient people who manage their stress and anxiety. We can also learn their skills…

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Why Do I Feel Sad After Something Fun?

Have you ever been super excited for something to happen?  Then it happens and now you’re sad…

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Fun Things To Do With Friends

Hanging out with friends is fun! See our list on things to do together – in any setting – outside, at home…

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How to Have A Better Day

We all have bad days. But it’s never too late to switch gears and have a better day.  See our top tips on how to have a better day…

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What Celebrities Do To Be Happy

Do you ever wonder how celebrities keep it all together? They’ve found hacks that help them find more happiness in life…

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5 Foods That Help Fall Asleep

Did you know that certain foods can help you fall asleep? Today, we share five foods and our best sleep hacks…

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Why Downtime is Productive

Our world is in a constant state of “go-go-go”, and we think if we’re not working, we’re not being productive but science proves…

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The Ultimate Summer Fun List

Summer is officially here! We’ve brainstormed some fun summer list ideas, to keep you busy…

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Self-Love Tips for Teens

Do you struggle with loving yourself? We are our own worst critics, but we’re amazing individuals who deserve to feel amazing!

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The Best Playlists for Every Occasion

 We’ve found a collection of the best Spotify playlists for every occasion and mood you might be in! From mood boost music to…

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Father’s Day Gifts 2022

Nine great & easy gift ideas to get our dad’s for Father’s Day. Ranging from completely free to fairly inexpensive…

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Hobbies for Teens

Do you ever wonder what to do with free time? Check out this list of easy and fun hobbies for teens…

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The Easiest Stress Tips for Teens

Today we are sharing a few easy self-care and stress tips for teens. These tips are backed by science…

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The Truth of Happiness

Science has proven that we can feel happier by doing certain things and activating one of the most important…

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Quick Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I always look forward to it because it’s always delicious…

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How to Be More Productive

Productivity is something we all want to achieve, however it can be really hard to get everything that we…

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Superfoods That Make You Happier

How often are you eating happiness boosting foods? Yes it’s true, food can make you happier! Certain foods do…

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Debunking Happiness Myths

These common happiness myths can be found all over the internet. Are they true? “The most profound happiness cannot…

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Does Meditation Work For Sleep?

I’m 14, and I have struggle falling asleep. A lot. My mind wanders, I toss and turn, I want…

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Top 3 Best Sleep Masks

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Or want to know how to have less puffy eyes in the morning? 

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What Should I Watch to Feel Happy?

Having a bad or stressful day? One of our personal favourite things to do is watch a good…

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Confidence Boosters

It’s very common to feel unconfident, and most people, especially teens experience it. Everyone feels this way at times…

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