Heart Healthy Tips for Teens

February is Heart Month (fitting, right?), and now is the time to start thinking about taking care of yours. You’re not too young to think about your cardiovascular health, as research shows a decline in heart health begins between ages 9 and 19 for girls. The habits you begin now are the ones that will stick…

4 New Healthy Habits to Create Right Now

It’s the time of year when you set new goals and create new habits. This year, after undergoing a challenging 2020 and an equally uncertain 2021 already here, a great way to kick off the year is by being your healthiest self. Below are simple habits you can implement for a healthier you, no matter where you…

How Running Has Changed My Life

When it comes to running, chances are you belong to one of two teams: you hate it, or you love it. Maybe you think there’s no way you could ever be that person who runs and actually enjoys it. That’s what I used to think. It’s not that I used to despise running (I’ve always…

The Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Teens

This might be the weirdest year ever, but the end of 2020 is approaching, and that means the holiday season is upon us!  We asked the staff at EmpowHERto to share their top picks for the perfect gift this season. Use these as ideas for your best friend or sister, pass the list along to…

How to Maintain Close Friendships

I don’t know about you, but keeping up with my friends was a lot easier when I could see them every day. It’s definitely true that the older we get, the harder it is to keep up with the people we care about. And with coronavirus limiting in-person interactions, maintaining friendships has been particularly challenging…