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Created by Amanda Springob

June 01, 2017

VIDEO 3: Honesty in Empowerment

Hey ya'll!

Sorry for posting a day late, you'll see why in the video! This week we're talking about how being boldly truthful can be a source of empowerment not only for ourselves, 

May 24, 2017

VIDEO 2: Kindness In Honesty

Hola!

 

(You'll see why this greeting makes sense in the video.)

 

This week we tackle the subject of kindness in honesty. Social media has recently created a meme out of being "petty". Although this cultural phenomenon is disguised as brutal honesty for the sake of being funny, it's really bullying, and millennials can benefit from learning how to 

May 17, 2017

VIDEO 1: The Truth Will Set You Free

I AM ALIVE!

 

I am so sorry for not posting last week! I should make no excuses, but it was finals week and I was moving into my first apartment (!!!!), so I had very little time to write or film anything. But I am back and super excited to dive into Honesty...

May 02, 2017

MAY 2017: Honesty

Why do we lie?

Over the last semester, I have taken a class in conflict resolution at my university. In the class, we’ve taken an in-depth look at deception, studying why people choose to withhold or twist information in everyday life. Sometimes it’s about saving face,...

April 26, 2017

VIDEO 3: Time and Love

Hey ya'll!

Today I talk about what no one wants to talk about on the internet: my latest love life fail.

As I state in the video, I have nothing but respect for "Drew". He was incredibly kind to me through the entire thing, and continues to be someone I look up to. Makin...

April 18, 2017

VIDEO 2: Time Management

Hey ya'll! This week we continue talking about time with exploring strategies for time management. Although I am by no means a perfect-time-manager (is that a thing?), I do have some strategies for how to accomplish more in a day.

While I believe to-do lists and elimina...

April 11, 2017

VIDEO 1: Time & Anxiety

Hey ya'll! Time for the first video of month 3!

As we mentioned last week, this month is all about time--how we manage it, use it, and abuse it. This week, we are focusing on how time affects anxiety. 

As a person with anxiety disorder, I am constantly looking for ways t...

April 05, 2017

APRIL 2017: Time

Welcome to month 3 of A+ Life! This month, we’re focusing on a topic that’s both abstract and definite, endless and scarce, healing and harrowing...we’re talking about time.

As I just listed, time is the most contradictory gift we are given. Our perception of this gift...

March 28, 2017

BONUS VIDEO: Women and Double Standards

Hey fam! This week you get a bonus video in which I have a bad hair day and no lipstick! But that's okay, CUZ IMPERFECTION AMIRITE?!

This week we're talking about women and the pressure they face through double standards in society. We tell girls to be a certain shape,...

March 21, 2017

VIDEO 3: Happy Endings & Mental Illness

Hey fam! 

Welcome to Week 3 of Imperfection, in which we talk about the myth of happy endings.

While I do believe it's possible to have beautiful, perfect moments, I don't believe in happily ever afters. For people dealing with mental illness, happiness is a state of...

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A+ Life is a resource toolkit comprised of workshops, blog posts, YouTube videos, and other resources about adolescent mental health. This campaign was created by motivational youth speaker Amanda Springob. Learn more about her story here. 

ARTICLE FROM USA TODAY - COLLEGE

"Amanda Springob welcomes any chance to share her journey coping with depression and anxiety, whether it’s with a small group of high school students in her hometown or a large audience at a TED Talk...." Click here to continue reading.

ARTICLE FROM UW-MILWAUKEE POST

"'I tell my personal story and encourage teens to be resilient,' Springob said about what she hopes to accomplish with her audience...." Click here to continue reading.

HOMETOWN MORNING - A+ LIFE

Amanda Springob hosts a biweekly radio segment entitled A+ Life at 1230 WXCO AM out of Wausau, Wisconsin. Listen to her latest broadcast here.

STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT - UW-MILWAUKEE

Amanda Springob was recently recognized as a successful student entrepreneur at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Read more about her business ventures here.

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