Articles In This Section
Self-esteem helps us have good relationships, gives us the confidence to try new things, and helps us succeed. But low self-esteem can hold us back. Get the facts on self-esteem in this article for teens.
Managing Your Emotional Reactions
People who do a good job of managing emotions know that it's healthy to express their feelings, but that it matters how they express them. Get tips in this article for teens.
Good Reasons to Smile
Smiling on purpose benefits brain chemistry – and can boost our mood. But it only works if you smile in the right way. Find out how in this article for teens.
3 Ways to Increase Positive Emotions
People feel and do their best when they experience at least 3 times as many positive emotions as negative ones. This article offers ideas on how to build these powerful emotions.
The Power of Positive Emotions
Scientists are learning that positive emotions have a powerful effect on our brains and bodies, helping us feel, and act, our best. Let this article help you tap into the power of positive emotions.
Understanding Other People
Being able to predict how other people might feel, act, or react is a skill that helps us build better relationships. These tips can help you develop the skill of understanding others.
Choosing Your Mood
Choosing your mood means being in control of it instead of feeling like it's controlling you. Here are tips on how to create the right mood to help you succeed at what you're trying to do.
Understanding Your Emotions
Emotions help us relate to other people, know what we want, and make choices. Even "negative" emotions are useful. Find out how to understand emotions and use them effectively.
Just as IQ is a way of being academically smart, emotional intelligence (EQ) is a way of being people-smart. But unlike IQ, we can work on improving our EQ. Here are some tips.
Gratitude doesn't just feel good. Focusing on what's good in our lives can also be good for us. Find out how in this article for teens.
How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem?
We all have problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives. Here are some tips that might help.