Discovering your passions/What makes you come alive?

Discovering your passions/What makes you come alive?

By Jatin Mathur, An Alive Teen Lead We’ve all heard the horror stories of the unfortunate man or woman stuck working a 9-5 boring desk job. Conventional logic follows that the earlier you figure out what you want to do, your “passion,” to use the buzzword, the better....
Everyday Courage

Everyday Courage

By Caitlin Holzer, Naperville North High School Class of 2016 & Alive Teen Alumni I am going to start with part of my conclusion, we do not have to do everything on our own. There is no finish line when learning to be assertive, so all that matters is the starting...
Self-Power over Self-Pressure Blog

Self-Power over Self-Pressure Blog

By Jatin Mathur, Naperville North High School Senior             Numbers drive our world… 89.5 – the minimum percentage to earn an A in a class, 36 – the maximum ACT score, 1600 – the maximum SAT score, 4.0 – the maximum unweighted GPA, and on...