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Summer activities for teens that promote mental wellness

Summer activities for teens that promote mental wellness

It doesn’t get much better than summer in Southern California.  With long days, warm nights, and trips to the beach, summertime is a fantastic opportunity to reset and relax.  

Despite all the perks of a being a So-Cal resident, months without school or regularly scheduled activities can invite a lot of downtime for teens on break from school…



Tips for Reducing Finals Stress

Tips for Reducing Finals Stress

Most of us have had the experience of jitters before, during, or even after a test.  Certainly, a certain amount of nervousness in the face of something that can feel both challenging and critical is reasonable, sometimes even helpful.  But for some students, test taking can invite a level of fear that completely paralyzes their ability to perform and can render all that essential studying useless…