Pop­u­lar­ity is over­rated!

Woman's World - - Start Your Week In The Know -

High-school­ers with a few good friends fare bet­ter than pop­u­lar kids with lots of ca­sual friend­ships! In a Uni­ver­sity of Vir­ginia study, teens who pri­or­i­tized hang­ing with pals over be­ing pop­u­lar had less anx­i­ety and bet­ter over­all men­tal health— even af­ter they left high school. Know­ing a good friend has your back boosts con­fi­dence and self-ac­cep­tance!

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