Archive for the ‘Youth’ Category

postheadericon How to Stop Your Friends from Making Fun of You

How to Stop Your Friends from Making Fun of You

Four Methods:Minimizing the TeasingTeasing BackImproving Your FriendshipsDealing with BulliesCommunity Q&A If it seems like your friends are always making fun of you, you should probably look a little closer to make sure they are actually your friends. It’s different with bullies, who are hoping to strike a nerve. A true friend won’t want to do anything that seriously upsets you. A little teasing between friends is normal, but if it always seems to be one-sided, or if it is happening all the time, you shouldn’t have to put up with…

postheadericon How to Stop Shouting at Your Parents

How to Stop Shouting at Your Parents

Anger is a funny thing. Often the people we lash out at are the people we care about the most. As painful as it is, sometimes we lose control and do things we don’t want to do. This article will help you to stop shouting at your parents. Steps 1 Make reminders for yourself. Write out reminders to stop shouting and to remain calm where you will see them often. This can be an affirmation to deal with conflict constructively. Put a note on your bathroom mirror or locker. Wear…

postheadericon How to Stop or Cure Pimples

How to Stop or Cure Pimples

Three Methods:Caring For Your SkinUsing Creams, Medications and TreatmentsUsing Home RemediesCommunity Q&A Zits, spots, pimples… call them what you will, they are an unfortunate skin problem that most people have to deal with at some point in their lives. Luckily, there are many, many options when it comes to getting those pesky pimples under control, from rigorous skin care regimens, to medications and creams, to innovative home remedies. Finding what works for you may be a process of trial and error, but not to worry — this article contains a…

postheadericon How to Stop Parents Knowing About an After School Detention

How to Stop Parents Knowing About an After School Detention

It’s bad enough when you receive an after school detention, but it only gets worse when your parents find out! Not only will you have to endure a long detention after school, but you’ll also have to face your parents and suffer possible punishment (such as grounding). Although you may not be able to escape the detention, this article may be able to help you prevent your parents from finding out about your detention. Steps 1 Get home first. Most schools tend to send a letter home to your parents,…

postheadericon How to Stop Giving Attitude to Your Mom

How to Stop Giving Attitude to Your Mom

Have you felt bad about giving your mom some bad attitude? Here are some ways you may avoid the guilt and hard feelings that bad attitudes can cause. Steps 1 Remember that if you ask your Mom for something, and she says no, do not throw a temper tantrum. Otherwise, your Mom will never change her mind, and never buy you the item. If you do throw the fit then either your Mom will punish you (unless she’s really nice), or never buy you the item. 2 Avoid situations where…

postheadericon How to Stop Fighting with a Stubborn Parent

How to Stop Fighting with a Stubborn Parent

Two Parts:Resolving a FightReducing Conflict Before it StartsCommunity Q&A Fighting is never fun. It is even less fun being in conflict with those you love. Arguments between you and your parents may seem as inevitable as the passing of time but there are in fact ways to reduce conflict, even with the stubbornest of parents. Steps Part 1 Resolving a Fight 1 Assess the reason for the stubbornness. Ask your parent about the reason for the stubbornness. Be sure to ask in a polite manner. You could try saying something…

postheadericon How to Stop Cussing Around Your Parents or Other Adults

How to Stop Cussing Around Your Parents or Other Adults

Three Methods:Making a PlanSuppressing and Disguising Cuss WordsStaying MotivatedCommunity Q&A Swearing in front of adults can get you into trouble when you are young, but it can cause other problems as well. Frequent swearing can make people feel uncomfortable, make you seem immature, or even cause people to become offended.[1] If you want to quit swearing around adults, there are several things that may help you. Steps Method 1 Making a Plan 1 Set a goal and write it down. If you want to stop swearing around your parents and…

postheadericon How to Stop Disappointing Your Parents

How to Stop Disappointing Your Parents

Four Parts:Doing Well at SchoolFollowing House RulesSpending Time with FamilyMotivating YourselfCommunity Q&A As much as you love your parents, sometimes it feels as if you’re constantly disappointing them. By understanding their expectations for you and adjusting your behavior to meet those expectations, you can improve the relationship with your parents and help to reduce unnecessary conflict and stress! Steps Part 1 Doing Well at School 1 Prioritize homework. Get into the habit of starting your homework as soon as you get home. You’ll not only earn the respect of your…

postheadericon How to Stop a Zit from Bleeding

How to Stop a Zit from Bleeding

Two Parts:Stopping the BleedingTreating the Pimple Once Bleeding Has StoppedCommunity Q&A A pimple usually doesn’t bleed unless you’ve picked at or tried to pop it. Although you should refrain from popping zits to avoid scarring, sometimes the urge is irresistible. If you do pop a zit, you need to take steps to stop the bleeding and prevent it from developing an aggravated appearance. The best way to treat a bleeding zit is to use a combination of pressure and a variety of other topical applications that can halt bleeding. Steps…

postheadericon How to Stop a Mean Girl Bully

How to Stop a Mean Girl Bully

There are many types of bullies. This article is how to deal with Mean Girl bullies. If you have seen the movie ‘Mean Girls’, you will probably know what they are. Mean Girl bullies are prissy, dumb, and/or beautiful. Some are insecure, and try to find those who are weaker (those who have no boundaries, don’t stand up for themselves etc.) Steps 1 Ignore her as often as possible. Bullies crave attention, and female ones aren’t much different. If she bothers you, she’ll expect a response, so if you decide…