Author Ellen Jackson

ACT NOW! One way kids can make a difference today

December 15, 2011

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Keep Moving Forward

Everyone makes mistakes. Don't waste time thinking about what you did wrong or could have done better. Don't think about the things you don't have in life. Regrets do nothing but weigh us down. Just keep moving forward and learning and growing.

October 29, 2011

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Give Yourself A Treat!

Buy organic Fairtrade chocolate. This chocolate is grown using fewer chemicals than regular chocolate.

October 11, 2011

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Keep A Change Journal

Write down three or four small changes you'd like to make. Then every time you do something toward your goal, write it down. When you get discouraged, you can read about what you've already done.

October 8, 2011

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Lighten Up!

Small problems can actually seem pretty funny if you look at them at the right way. Learn to laugh at yourself.

September 19, 2011

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Take Time For Yourself

Don't forget to have fun. If you've been trying to help others, add yourself to the list. Sometimes it's O.K. just to kick back and do something for you.

August 19, 2011

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Stay Healthy

Keep your environment healthy. For some tips, go here.

August 3, 2011

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Be Positive

Too many negative thoughts can destroy your energy and interest in life. It's good to be realistic, but try to see the good whenever possible. It might be hard at first, but eventually it will feel natural.

June 30, 2011

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Eat Healthy Snacks

Dip apple slices in peanut butter for a tasty treat.

June 4, 2011

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Try Something New

Once a week, try a new food, read an article on a subject you think you're not interested in, or try a new activity. Step out of your comfort zone!

May 21, 2011

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Eat Healthy Food

Don't eat too much of one thing. Eat more grains, fruits and vegetables.

May 13, 2011

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Play In The Sun

One of the best things you can do for yourself is to get plenty of sunshine. Vitamin D is produced when your skin is explosed to sunlight. Plan to work or play outdoors for at least 15 minutes on sunny days.