Prepare For Your Comeback

“Don’t let your setback cause you to sit back, prepare for your comeback.”
-Jaylen D. Bledsoe (Teen Entrepreneur)

They Are Amazing

“I wanted LGBTQ-Youth to realize that they are amazing and to pay the haters no mind. It’s okay to be who you are and to be proud of that.”
-Desmond Naples (LGBTQ+Advocate)

We Try So Hard

“Why do we try so hard to fit in, when we were born to stand out?”
-Machine Gun Kelly (Rapper, Singer, & Actor)

You Can’t Be Afraid

“You can’t be afraid to fail. It’s the only way you succeed. You’re not gonna succeed all the time and I know that.”
-Lebron James (NBA Basketball Player)

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Michael Jackson-Heal the World



Where growth, imagination, and inspiration happen.

Welcome to the Teen-Room,

Let me introduce myself. My name is Michele Nailah. I am not going to bore you to death about the work I do, how many degrees I have, or what I like to do for fun, etc.

Because it really doesn’t matter to you.

And why should it?

What I really want you to know is that I went through some unhappy times as a child. If you didn’t, that’s great! If you did, you will understand what I’m talking about.

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Song of the Month

Mary J. Blige – Just Fine (Official Music Video)

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Hello Young Ladies,

Thank you for giving me permission to help you on your path of self-love. It’s very, very important to love yourself first before loving someone else. We live in a world where it’s very important to look a certain way to be accepted by family, society, and friends.

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Hello Young Men,

I want to start off by saying, “Forgive Me.” Forgive me for believing that only young girls of all ages are very self-conscious about their image. As I was doing research on young girls who struggled with their looks, I found out that boys of all ages were going through the same thing, too. I began reading more about their stories. 

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We are the change that matters


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“Teen-Room is a great resource for youth! I love the music, affirmations and articles that they provide. Access to information is key to building knowledge and empowerment.”


“The Teen-Room is a great place for teens to gain an understanding of self and the world around them!”


“Oh my goodness, what you can get from this website is invaluable. I can actually see myself in the words that I was reading. This certainly can help girls and boys of all ages. Thank you Michele.”

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