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Ask Candy: What Would You Want to Hear From a Friend When You're Going Through a Rough Time?
Sometimes, we just need words of encouragement. Something to let us know that things will turn out okay.
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Sam Potenciano, Editor In Chief

Allow yourself to feel the way you're feeling. Let it all out then keep going. —Sam, Editor In Chief

Steph Yapnayon, Art Director

If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit. —William J. Clinton Steph, Art Director

Dyan Zarzuela, Entertainment and Features Editor

Let me share what my friend Hannah told me when a boy I liked made me feel like poop. “No, I will not use the ‘his loss’ speech on you. Just please remember that the way he treated you does not define your worth—it defines his.” —Dyan, Entertainment and Features Editor

Ning Nuñez, Fashion and Beauty Assistant

"The best way out is always through." —Robert Frost —Ning, Fashion and Beauty Assistant

Bianca Mascenon, Fashion and Beauty Assistant "Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe, and have faith that everything will work out for the best." —Bianca, Fashion and Beauty Assistant
Macy Alcaraz, Web Managing Editor

When you wake up tomorrow, the sun will shine a little brighter and you’ll realize that it's not the end of the world just yet. —Macy, Web Managing Editor

Trixie Ison, Web Art Director

This too shall pass.—Trixie, Web Art Director

Ayessa De La Pena, Web Editorial Assistant

Things may hurt right now, but everything will make sense in the end. They have to. :) —Ayessa, Web Editorial Assistant

What advice would you give a friend who's going through a tough time? Leave a message below or tweet us @candymagdotcom

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Macy Alcaraz
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When she's not busy online, she's in the kitchen on a mission to make the world a better place one bite at a time.
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