How to Become Popular and Why it Matters

What does popularity mean to you?  More friends, having people know your name, feeling more successful?

I often get asked how young adults can feel more popular. The desire for popularity is a tale as old as time, and impacts most teens in one way or another.

The most important thing to remember when thinking about popularity is that it doesn’t have to be a negative thing. Wanting to feel appreciated and accepted by your peers can be healthy if it starts from within.

The secret that I have shared with my own kids and the teens I’ve coached over the years lies in the 10 simple steps below…

Step #1: Be Yourself, Not Someone or Something You’re Not

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