We’re constantly bombarded with advertisements that portray the perfect body as thin and fit. Would getting rid of them boost our self-esteem, or send us down a slippery slope of censorship?


"Group projects can feel so overwhelming, especially when people don’t cooperate and follow through. What are some tips for keeping everyone on track?” 
Liza Goldstone is a Choices Teen Advisor and ninth-grade student in Boca Raton, Florida



What’s it like living in the middle of a drug epidemic? These teens wish they didn’t know, but they do.

That emotional roller coaster you’re on? It’s all because your brain is changing like crazy right now. Read on to better understand your seemingly random moods . . . and how to survive them.

But he's also an avid runner, a licensed lobsterman, and a skilled musician. Find out how a 13-year-old navigates the world without sight. 

Introducing. . . Chef You! We dare you to try these recipes, which are way tastier than (and almost as speedy as) fast food.

This super fun workout might help you fight off the living dead someday—and it will make your entire life easier now. Here’s why!

And three other essential questions that will test your online image IQ


Think ahead four years: Maybe you’ll be applying to college, or starting your first full-time job. What will the country look like then, and how will the president elected next month influence your rights and determine your opportunities in such a major life moment?


Meet Carter, 18, and Jaya, 17. Their passion for politics will help you realize your own power to shape the future—whether that’s urging others to vote or volunteering for a campaign!