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Biology’s cruel joke goes something like this: As a teenage body goes through puberty, its circadian rhythm essentially shifts three hours backward. Suddenly, going to bed at nine or ten o’clock at night isn’t just a drag, but close to a biological impossibility. Studies of teenagers around the globe have found that adolescent brains do not start releasing melatonin until around eleven o’clock at night and keep pumping out the hormone well past sunrise. Adults, meanwhile, have little-to-no melatonin in their bodies when they wake up. With all that melatonin surging through their bloodstream, teenagers who are forced to be awake before eight in the morning are often barely alert and want nothing more than to give in to their body’s demands and fall back asleep. Because of the shift in their circadian rhythm, asking a teenager to perform well in a classroom during the early morning is like asking him or her to fly across the country and instantly adjust to the new time zone — and then do the same thing every night, for four years.

Sleep and the teenage brain (via explore-blog)

This is why you have every right to be tired.  

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When I hear my name I’m just like
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1. Who was the last person you held hands with?
2. Are you outgoing or shy?
3. Are you easy to get along with?
4. If you were drunk would the person you like take care of you?
5. What kind of people are you attracted to?
6. Do you think you’ll be in a relationship two months from now?
7. Who from the opposite gender is on your mind?
8. Does talking about sex make you uncomfortable?
9. Who was the last person you had a deep conversation with?
10. What does the most recent text that you sent say?
11. What are your 5 favorite songs right now?
12. Do you like it when people play with your hair?
13. Do you believe in luck and miracles?
14. What good thing happened this summer?
15. Do you think there is life on other planets?
16. Do you still talk to your first crush?
17. Do you like bubble baths?
18. Do you like your neighbors?
19. What are you bad habits?
20. Where would you like to travel?
21. Do you have trust issues?
22. Favorite part of your daily routine?
23. What part of your body are you most uncomfortable with?
24. What do you do when you wake up?
25. Have any of your ex’s told you they regret breaking up?
26. Do you ever want to get married?
27. Would you rather live without TV or music?
28. Have you ever liked someone and never told them?
29. What do you say during awkward silences?
30. Describe your dream girl/guy?
31. What are your favorite stores to shop in?
32. Do you believe everyone deserves a second chance?
33. If your being extremely quiet what does it mean?
34. Do you smile at strangers?
35. What makes you get out of bed in the morning?
36. What are you paranoid about?
37. Have you ever been high?
38. Have you ever been drunk?
39. Have you done anything recently that you hope nobody finds out about?
40. What was the colour of the last hoodie you wore?
41. Ever wished you were someone else?
42. One thing you wish you could change about yourself?
43. Favourite store?
44. Favourite blog?
45. Favourite colour?
46. Favourite food?
47. Ever won a competition? For what?
48. Been suspended/expelled? For what?
49. Been arrested? For what?
50. Ever been in love?
51. Facebook or Twitter?
52. Twitter or Tumblr?
53. Are you watching tv right now?
54. How many pillows do you sleep with?
55. Do you sleep with stuffed animals?
56. How many stuffed animals do you think you have?
57. Favourite animal?
58. Favourite ice cream flavour?
59. What colour shirt are you wearing?
60. Favourite tv show?
61. Last movie you watched?
62. Favourite actress?
63. Favourite actor?
64. Have any pets?
65. Do you type fast?
66. Do you regret anything from your past?
67. Ever broken someone’s heart?
68. Have you ever been on a horse?
69. Have you ever liked someone so much it hurt?
70. Who was the last person you cried in front of?
71. What was your childhood nickname?
72. Have you ever been out of your province/state?
73. Are you listening to music right now?
74. Do you like chicken noodle soup?
75. Favourite book?
76. Is cheating ever okay?
77. Do you believe in love at first sight?
78. Do you believe in true love?
79. What makes you happy?
80. Would you change your name?
81. Your bestfriend of the opposite sex likes you, what do you do?
82. Favourite lyrics right now?
83. Dumbest lie you ever told?
84. Do you sleep with your doors open or closed?
86. How tall are you?
87. What’s your favourite quote?
88. Do you believe in ghosts?
89. Get the closest book next to you, open it to page 42, what’s the first line on that page?  (via swaggykoenig)

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