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The Fear of Rejection and Overcoming It, Teen Talk Reporter

The Fear of Rejection and Overcoming It

Icon May 28, 2014 - 20:52

Having a fear of rejection is a very common thing. Nobody likes being rejected so we tend to try and do fewer things that you think would get us rejected. This is a problem because it stops us from doing certain things we want to do. People can get rejected from many things like a job, asking for help, a date, or the scariest – someone you like. Read more »

Mother Beats Daughter over Naughty Facebook Posts – My Reaction

Mother Beats Daughter over Naughty Facebook Posts – My Reaction

Icon April 28, 2014 - 13:53

- by Ryan Ancona - A disciplinary method that is loved by some people but despised by many is spanking. It is sort of an old fashioned method but still used a lot in certain countries. It is becoming less popular here in Belize, but there are still some parents who practice it. Read more »

Defining Gender Roles in Society

Defining Gender Roles in Society

Icon April 16, 2014 - 17:00

- by Ryan Ancona - In this week’s Teen Talk I would like to talk about gender roles. First of all what are gender roles? To sum it up gender roles are expected behaviours from a certain gender. Certain examples of this would be like expecting a guy to like the color blue and a girl to like the color pink. Read more »

There is Nothing Wrong in Being Different

There is Nothing Wrong in Being Different

Icon March 7, 2014 - 10:57
There is Nothing Wrong in Being Different
In today’s society we are all expected to have a similar personalities, clothing, likes, dislikes, opinions, etc.
Teens Can Overcome Peer Pressure

Teens Can Overcome Peer Pressure

Icon February 6, 2014 - 13:32

Was there ever a time when one of your friends wanted you to do something but you felt it just wasn’t right and you still did it anyway? Well that is a little thing called peer pressure and more than likely you have dealt with it before. When I was a little younger this was a very big problem for me but fortunately this was one of the problems I have successfully overcome. Read more »

Keeping your New Year’s Resolution

Keeping your New Year’s Resolution

Icon December 31, 2013 - 10:31

It is that time again - to break into a New Year and everyone is ready for a change in themselves and doing so with New Year’s resolutions. But most of these resolutions, or attempts at it, usually last only two to three months after ringing in the New Year. So how do you keep your resolutions? For me, I don’t really have any resolutions because I don’t really see any point to it. Read more »

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Icon November 26, 2013 - 15:45

* by Ryan Anonca, Teen Talk Reporter * In this week’s Teen Talk article, I would like to talk about coming out of your comfort zone and facing your fears. It is a very difficult to come out of your comfort zone if you are a shy person. Read more »

Working on your Self Esteem

Working on your Self Esteem

Icon September 30, 2013 - 10:30

In this week’s Teen Talk I want to talk about self-esteem as low self-esteem is very common in teens. There are some people who view themselves as ugly, fat, etc. It is true that it is more common in girls than in guys but that does not mean there aren’t boys that feel the same way. Read more »

Why Judging People is Wrong, Teen Issues

Why Judging People is Wrong

Icon September 16, 2013 - 14:23

- by Ryan Ancona, Teen Talk Reporter - In this week’s article we will be talking about why judging other people is wrong. I believe everyone is guilty of this at some point of their lives, some more than others. Then there are some people who don’t really realize that they are doing it. Read more »

Ryan Ancona, Ambergris Today Teen Talk Reporter - Family Time

Spending Quality Time with Family

Icon May 22, 2013 - 12:51

- by Ryan Ancona, Teen Talk Reporter - Mother’s Day celebrations just recently took place and it got me thinking, “What about the rest of your family?” It is well known that most teens don’t really spend much time with their family. Read more »

Ryan Ancona, Ambergris Today Teen Talk Reporter

Finding Your Talent is a Good Thing

Icon April 30, 2013 - 11:25

* by Ryan Anonca, Teen Talk Reporter * Everyone has that little something he can do- that very special talent, but a lot of people don’t actually know what their talents are.  It could be sports, singing, dancing, drawing or even being smart because technically being smart is a talent. Read more »

Back to School

Back to School

Icon April 12, 2013 - 10:25

By Ryan Ancona
It’s back to school and most likely a lot of people feel restless and tired because of staying up late and hanging with friends and family during the Easter vacation. So here are some tips to get back on track and be motivated for another good term of schoolwork. Read more »

Music and changing your moods

Music for Your Changing Moods

Icon March 25, 2013 - 15:34

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Teenagers and Socializing

Choose Your Social Groups Wisely

Icon March 12, 2013 - 15:19

Everyone has that little group that you ‘hang out’ with either in school or just out in public. But are you in a good one or maybe you want a new group of friends?  Here’s what to look out for when deciding to hang out with a different “clique”. Some people call this clique my best friends, or my gang or even my ‘bomb ballies’.

1. Have similar likes Read more »

Street painting rules change for San Pedro Carnaval 2013

Carnaval Celebrations Start with New Painting Rules

Icon February 11, 2013 - 11:28

You probably heard about the new rules to San Pedro Carnival this year; some of you might like it but we have heard how others think differently about them. I personally think it is kind of good as it will stop a lot of vandalism that takes place.   Read more »

Stop the Teasing

Teasing Hurts

Icon January 31, 2013 - 10:21

Teasing it is pretty much everywhere. It is found at your school, on the streets, and even on the internet. Everyone has gotten teased at one point in his life. Therefore, let’s figure out how to deal with it. First you need to figure out why this person is teasing you. It could be for jealousy, hatred, or maybe just his/her bad habit. Read more »

Teen Talk Reporter Ryan Ancona looks back at 2012

The Best of 2012 – Happy New Year

Icon December 31, 2012 - 09:49

It’s a New Year, which means there are many new adventures ahead for everyone. We don’t know what we may have to do this year or what we will encounter, but all we know is that we should try to make this year the best year you ever had. Read more »

Teen Talk Reporter Ryan Ancona does not think the world will end on Dec 21 2012

Maya 2012 End of the World...Nope!

Icon December 18, 2012 - 13:07

So you probably already heard the rumors on the “End of the World” that is suppose to take place on the 21st of December! A lot of people think it’s not real but then there are those who are deep into the idea that the Maya have predicted the end of life as we know it. Read more »

Teenager issues of Depression and Cutting, Emo Teens

Emo Teens Deal Depression with ‘Cutting’

Icon December 6, 2012 - 14:12

So this week I would like to talk about cutting and depression and I believe this is a very big issue with teens today. When going to school I have noticed a lot of people with cut scars on their wrists and these same people that do are the ones that always seem happy and are living a good life. Read more »

Sagging! How Appearance Affects Perception of Social Class

Sagging! How Appearance Affects Perception of Social Class

Icon November 22, 2012 - 13:23

So every teenager has his own style and way he acts around people. The guys that are usually mean to people will wear gang-related clothing to make them feel like they are part of a gang and, who knows, maybe some of them are. A lot of guys these days will have their pants down way below the waistline and this is what we call “Sagging”. They are even proud of exposing their underwear! Read more »

Teen Talk Reporter Ryan Ancona has tips to relief stress

How to Deal with Stress

Icon November 5, 2012 - 14:33

Stress! Everybody, everyday… we all have stress. But not everybody knows how to deal with stress, so here are some ways to deal with stress.

1. Listen to music Read more »

What does the future hold for teenagers?

What does the Future Hold?

Icon October 30, 2012 - 13:37

Everyone always thinks about the future at some point of their life. It’s either whether what to do tomorrow or even what you want to be in the future. For me, I want to be an actor. That’s why I make YouTube videos to help me practice and also to get me on the spotlight. Read more »

Teen Talk Reporter Ryan Ancona's Halloween Costume Suggestions

Ryan’s Halloween Costume Ideas for 2012

Icon October 22, 2012 - 11:50

So Halloween is coming and no one is ever too old to celebrate and join in on the fun! I sure hope everybody likes to participate, because Halloween is a very great way to get in character and enjoy spooking people. Read more »

Teen Talk Reporter Ryan Ancona talks about the problems with bullies

How to Deal with Bullies

Icon October 16, 2012 - 10:28

Bullies are pretty much everywhere.  Millions of people around the world are suffering from these bullies almost every minute of the day.  Bullying has led to some teens committing suicide because they cannot take the teasing anymore. Now with something so cruel that leads to so many problems why is it that no one has put a stop to it? Read more »

Ryan Ancona is Newest Teen Talk Reporter

Ryan Ancona is Newest Teen Talk Reporter

Icon October 3, 2012 - 15:03

Ambergris Today is very happy to welcome its newest and freshest, yet, Teen Talk Reporter. Ryan Ancona is the first male teen reporter and the first 1st Form students from San Pedro High School to take on the position. Read more »