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Teen Brain on Social Media

Today’s technologies allow parents and teens to stay in constant connection. Don’t need a ride home anymore? Send a quick text. Need directions, advice, or someone to hear you out? Give a call. Whether they are living in the same house or different countries, parents and teens can see each other instantaneously though Skype and FaceTime. […]

Staying Injury-Free: How Teen Athletes Can Avoid Injury

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By Daniel Melzer, Oberlin college graduate, interested in English & Neuroscience. Teens know that exercise is really important in order to stay healthy. But as a teenager, it can be confusing to know how to exercise safely and avoid injury, especially while during sports. In middle school and high school, as a teen athlete, I got all sorts of conflicting information from many different sources including […]

Family Meals May Provide Long-Term Benefits For Teens

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Don’t let Thanksgiving dinner be the only meal your whole family spends together. We know that parents and teens are busier than ever. Between school, work, sports, college prep, and social activities, our to-do lists never end. On top of this, when families do get a chance to spend time together, texts, tweets, emails, and Instagrams often […]

Bullying Prevention Month

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If you are a teen, parent of a teen, or someone who works with teens, now is an especially important time of year to have a chat about a difficult topic:  bullying. While October may bring to mind all things fall, like apple picking, hay rides, and Halloween, it is also designated as Bullying Prevention […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week

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At BodiMojo, we support teens’ emotional intelligence,  confidence, and empowerment. We know that teens have amazing potential: they’ve got grit and they’re resilient. But sometimes life gets in the way, and teens can’t bounce back as easily. While bouts of sadness, moodiness, and difficulty concentrating are a normal part of life, extended episodes may be […]

Harry Potter Books Help Children with Empathy and Tolerance

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High school has just started and my youngest daughter, 14, is a newly minted freshman. She came home the other day and said “I wish I could just apperate!” Who can’t relate? Thanks to the Harry Potter series, our family enjoys the vocabulary of Harry and his pals at Hogwarts. What kid doesn’t want to […]

Why Mindfulness Matters

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It’s time to stop devoting so much attention to what’s going on out there and start tuning inward. As a mom of two teen girls, a clinical psychologist, and a self-esteem coach, BodiMojo CEO and founder Tara Cousineau knows first-hand how practicing mindfulness and meditation can help teens deal with day-to-day life and build coping skills to […]

Cool To Be Kind

Kind Campaign

We just love it when something comes across our BodiMojo radar where we just want to stand tall and shout out, “Yes!” Have you heard of the Kind Campaign? Founded by two college students who made it their mission to take a stand, stop the cattiness, and spread kindness, the campaign is an international movement striving to […]

Mission Main Street Grant: Vote for BodiMojo!

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BodiMojo is hitting Main Street! We are excited to be applying for Mission Main Street, a grant program for small businesses. Winners are awarded individual grants of $150,000 to help grow their business. We need at least 250 unique votes to be considered for a grant, so we need your help! Please cast your vote for […]