That’s one reason Aniyah J., 14, is grateful for her optimistic best friend. “Whenever I have a bad day, she shows me the bright side of things,” she says.
That sunny influence makes stressful days seem less intense and gives some perspective when you’re turning a tiny problem into a major worry mountain.
ALWAYS STRIVE TO DO YOUR BEST
OK, so your number one also happens to be first in your class. It’s easy to be envious of that, but instead, see what makes her so successful and then adopt those habits ASAP.
Arden C., 16, swears that having a genius best friend helps her in the classroom, too. “I’ve learned so much from her school habits, like how she studies,” she tells us. “She inspires me to do my best because she’s so focused academically.”
So if your bestie’s a brainiac? Don’t begrudge the babe for her super stellar grades. Instead, sidle up to her during your next study session and you *both* can get to work.
PERFECTION IS OVERRATED
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