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  • Celebrity culture: sorting reality from hyper-reality
    Is your child obsessed with celebrities or reality shows? Use our action checklist to counter celebrity influence and help them develop a healthy self-image.
    Average read time: 4mins read

    Young people today are surrounded by a celebrity culture that's hard to compete with and could have a negative impact on their self-image. Celebrity influence is everywhere, from style magazines to Twitter, Snapchat, the world of 'reality' TV and airbrushed images. How is your child coping?

  • Chantelle Brown-Young and positive self image: teaching girls about individual beauty
    Frustrated by the portrayal of women in the media? Find new role models for teens, and help your daughter celebrate diversity and recognise her inner beauty.
    Average read time: 4mins read

    By speaking up about vitiligo, a condition that affects the pigment of the skin, ex-America’s Next Top Model (ANTM) contestant Chantelle Brown-Young is confidently expressing her individuality. Use her experience to start talking to your child about celebrating different types of beauty and developing their own positive body image.

  • Help your child defy body trends and beat the body-shamers
    From the 'thigh gap' to the 'ab crack', there's always a new ideal body shape to aspire to. Help your child defy body trends and boost their self-esteem.
    Average read time: 6mins read

    Whether it's 'size 000', the 'thigh gap' or the 'ab crack', it seems that every few months brings a disturbing new thinness trend. How can you prevent your child being drawn into social media's latest body obsessions and encourage them to put their health and wellbeing above body perfectionism?

  • Help your child develop a positive body image
    Tips and advice on helping your child develop a positive body image & cope with the influence of teenage fashion trends, celebrity role models & the media.
    Average read time: 4mins read

    Why is it that ‘the latest look’ is often nothing like people actually are in the real world? What look did you hanker after growing up? Trends may move on, but young people’s aspiration – and anxiety – is timeless.

  • How does social media affect teens?
    What's the impact of social media on youth? Find out what teens think about their own social media use, and get tips to help kids use social networks positively.
    Average read time: 6mins read

    Social media issues permeate every aspect of a young person’s life these days, whether it’s revealing TMI (Too Much Info) about their boyfriend or girlfriend on Snapchat, having public spats with their BFF (Best Friend Forever) on Twitter or inadvertently inviting gatecrashers by posting party details on Facebook. 

  • How to build confidence and self-esteem
    Learn how to build self-esteem and confidence – and help your child learn to love their body in the process – with our practical tips and activities.
    Average read time: 5mins read

    If you suffer from low confidence and self-esteem, your negativity could have a knock-on effect on your child. Use our action checklist to cut out self-criticism – and give your child’s body confidence a boost, too.

  • How to stop cyberbullying and protect your child from its effects
    Cyberbullying facts, advice on how to prevent cyberbullying, tips for dealing with cyberbullies for parents.
    Average read time: 4mins read

    New technology has made it easier for bullies to reach their victims. If you think your child is being affected, use our action checklist for advice on how to support and protect your child from cyberbullying.

  • Is your child's perception of beauty distorted by media influence?
    Explore how retouched images of models and celebrities alter perceptions of beauty, and how the media influences your self-esteem, with our tips and activities.
    Average read time: 5mins read

    Images of people in the media are manipulated so dramatically these days, that it can feel like 'beauty' is less and less attainable. Help your child resist media influence and see the real picture.

  • Positive body confidence – how social media can affect body image
    Why do young people love social media? And could their use of it cause body confidence issues? Advice on minimising the negative impacts of social media.
    Average read time: 5mins read

    In the dazzling world of social media, today’s youth are often living their lives in full view of an online audience. For those from a different generation, the idea of ‘checking in’ online or sharing a selfie to let people know where you are and what you're up to might seem bizarre. But for young people today, getting ‘likes’ on photos, posts or comments in the virtual world can bring a powerful sense of accomplishment and community acceptance.

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