Drama is part of all teenagers' lives, whether they like it or not. Here are some tips on how to deal with drama and why drama takes root in everyone's life at one point or another.
15 May
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Dealing with Drama: The Ugly Side of Friendships

Drama. What came to your mind when you read that word? Maybe plays or maybe fights, maybe school or maybe friends. By it’s very definition, drama means a lot. dra·ma ˈdrämə/ noun a play for theater, radio, or television. an exciting, emotional, or unexpected series of events or set of circumstances. “a hostage drama” Think […]

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Self-care is essential for teens as they balance the pressures of work, school, family, and friends. Here are a few self-care ideas for teens that can keep them healthy and happy as they enter adulthood.
08 May
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Self Care for Teens: The Art of Caring For Yourself

Taking care of yourself is as important as doing essential things like eating food or drinking water. Perhaps that’s a little bit of a stretch, but you get the point, right? Taking care of yourself helps your mind to work better, be happier, and be less stressed. Being in school, spending time with your family […]

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22 Dec
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The Trouble with Vaping

There are a high amount of teens in our community vaping, and I’ve been very concerned about it recently. I’ve been talking to my son and his friends at our events recently, asking questions. It has been my personal goal to find out what teens enjoy about vaping. The only answer I’ve gotten is “it […]

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20 Dec
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Time Is Running Out: Get Your Donations in Before 2017 Ends

It is because of the wonderful, generous people in our community that SHIFT is doing as well as it is. That said, we really need your help to grow so we can be bigger and better than ever in 2018.If you are looking for one more tax deduction before the end of the year, please [...]
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08 Sep
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The Mean Girls of Middle School

This is a post by one of our student writers, Emmery Brewer.  Emmery is sharing her personal experience with middle school bullying, and has some great insights. Thank you, Emmery, for writing this! If you are a Spring Hill-area student and have a topic you’d like to write about on our site, be sure to [...]
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31 Jul
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Thank You!

As we prepare to celebrate the one-year anniversary of SHIFT, Spring Hill Inspiration For Teens, we want to take the time to look back on everything that brought us here. We first want to recognize that SHIFT rose out of necessity, out of the heartache of teens in Spring Hill who lost some very dear […]

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07 Jun
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The Turquoise Dolphin Challenge

Recently, we at SHIFT heard about something called the Blue Whale Challenge. The Blue Whale Challenge is an incredibly dangerous, scary trend happening around the world, and it’s important that we let teens know to stay far away from it.When/if a teen downloads an app for the Blue Whale Challenge, the challenge snags as much [...]
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