One of the biggest teenage problems for girls today is body image. They are told by commercial, TV shows, magazines, really by most media that they have to look a certain way to be loved. If someone has a body image issue, just telling her to love her body, simply doesn’t work. This is an interesting article from the Huff Post by Isabel Foxen Duken on Why “Love Your Body” Campaigns aren’t working. Check it out:
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Debra Beck is a devoted mother, sought-after presenter, author, and has spent over 20 years working with teens and their parents. She’s helped thousands of teen girls develop their self-esteem through her blog, one-on-one mentoring sessions, and mother-daughter retreats.
Her award-winning book My Feet Aren’t Ugly: A Girl’s Guide to Loving Herself was revised and updated for re-release in September 2011 with Beaufort Books.