High Life

Body Image and Eating Disorders

Monica Grubbs

March 22, 2019


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Eating disorders and body image issues are rising issues that many people are not recognizing. Over 70 million people worldwide suffer from eating disorders and over 70 percent of the world suffers with body image issues. “I’m too fat” or “I need to lose weight” are common negative comments...

Helping HotLines

Ana Mejia

March 22, 2019


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Dating Abuse & Domestic Violence love is respect: 1-(866)-331-9474 Depression & Suicide The Trevor Project:  1-(866)-488-7386 Child Abuse Childhelp National:  1-(800)-422-4453 NEDA Anxiety: 1-(800)-931-2237 National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-(800)-950-6264 National Domestic Violence: 1-(800)-799-723...

Treat Yourself Right

Liz Rico

March 22, 2019


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Not only is having a balanced diet and working out beneficial for our health physically but also mentally. Physically, working out is good for you because it reduces the risk of receiving a heart attack, it manages your weight, helps the recovery process when you feel sick and gets you filled with...

Depression is complicated, really compicated

Jaiyln Lewis

March 22, 2019


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Depression is a major depressive/mood disorder that negatively affects how you feel, act and the way you think. Depression is caused by a number of reasons such as the loss of a loved one or physical health problems. It’s estimated that more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression....

Mental Wellness

Jaiyln Lewis

March 22, 2019


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With Wellness Week happening March 4 through March 8 at Poly High School, I think it is a good time to talk about something that should be talked about more: mental illness and suicide. It is important that we take care of ourselves physically but our mental care is also very important for our overall...

All About Anxiety

Ana Mejia

March 22, 2019


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We have heard this word since the first week we started high school, “ Anxiety.” Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress but According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), 40 million Americans over the age of 18 are affected by anxiety, Anxiety disorders are the...

Gardening Time

Teresa Deekim

March 22, 2019


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Spring is the perfect time to garden. The weather is slightly cold but warm enough to grow vegetables and flowers in your own backyard. If you’re looking for a Spring project, you should definitely build your own garden! Eco-Friendly gardens help maintain fresh greens, vegetables and fruits, exotic...

Spring Ahead

Liz Rico

March 22, 2019


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Spring is here, which means the flowers are blooming causing the air to fill up with the air with the smells of new plants and leaving us with a breathtaking scenery of flowers and trees. However, this also means time change. On March 10, 2019, all clocks in California changed as they sprung forward...

What Spring Cleaning Really Looks Like

Yesenia Pacheco

March 22, 2019


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As we transition into spring, it’s time to start opening up the windows and packing up the blankets. I do not consider myself to be a pity person at all, I’m convinced that a small family of raccoons are actually living in my dirty clothes pile. However once a year I am able to function as normal...

Hello Spring

Ana Mejia

March 22, 2019


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National Dyas in April 1 - April Fools Day 2 - National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day 2 - World Autism Awareness Day 4 - National Burrito Day 5 - National Go For Broke Day 6 - New Beer’s Eve 7 -  National Beer Day 10 - National Siblings Day 10 - National Hug Your Dog Day 14...

A Homemade Spring Lemonade

Ana Mejia

March 22, 2019


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Ingredients: 1 gallon cold water 1 sliced lemon Ice 2 cups sugar 2 cups water 2 cups fresh lemon juice Directions:  1. Boil on low, the sugar and water into a saucepan until the sugar has dissolved. Then, let in cool. 2. Into a large pitcher, add some slices of lemon, a g...

New Season, New You

Monica Grubbs

March 22, 2019


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Spring is here and that means looking and feeling your best. There are little adjustments and new things that could improve your mentality on the new season. Spring is full of new life and the rebirth of our winter, warm bodies. Winter is the time to relax and cover up but if you are looking to prepare...