Thoughts About Being Mixed Race

“You’re not that Asian.” “You’re only half, that doesn’t really count.” “You don’t LOOK that Asian!” “You’re brother looks more Asian than you do.”“I couldn’t even tell you were Asian at first.” “What are you? Besides white?” My name is Emily Reynolds. Understandably, when you first see/hear this name, you probably think of a white girl. After all, they’re historically English names. “Emily” was the … Continue reading Thoughts About Being Mixed Race

Managing Anxiety

School can be a stressful place for everyone, there’s no doubt about it. But sometimes, certain aspects can be especially demanding, depending on the person. High heart rate, shallow breathing, and an endless amount of thoughts — you guessed it, anxiety. It’s not a very fun thing to have, and it definitely isn’t easy to deal with either. Thankfully, there are quite a few people … Continue reading Managing Anxiety

Emily’s Concert Tips

I love concerts.  To me, there’s nothing better than seeing your favourite band come out on stage and being in the audience, dancing, singing and jamming out.  I’m no professional concert-goer, really, but I think I’ve been to enough to share my personal advice and experience.  Here are my personal tips for going to concerts that I’ve picked up over the years.  Enjoy! Wear closed-toed … Continue reading Emily’s Concert Tips

Study Tips & How to be Successful in High School

High school is where a lot of us make the friends that we keep for life and it is also where we develop our own study habits which stay with us for the rest of our lives. Just like many other habits, the sooner you start practicing and developing them, the higher the chance is that you will continue them. With education and studying, it … Continue reading Study Tips & How to be Successful in High School

Ask Alex

ASK ALEX Dear Alex, My dad got laid off from his job, and I don’t know how I feel about it. I was just there for Bring your kids to work day… it is weird. And he hasn’t said much about it. I don’t think there is a financial problem, I mean I could help pay for some more house hold stuff if needed, but … Continue reading Ask Alex