Seven in ten girls believe that they’re not good enough or don’t measure up to society’s standards, whether it’s looks, performance in school, family life, or relationships with friends. Over 70% of girls age 15 to 17 avoid normal daily activities, such as simply attending school, when they’re feeling insecure.
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Around six months ago, I noticed I wasn’t sleeping as well as I had been in the past. I was having a hard time falling asleep, and I would wake up several times a night. My typical routine was to get into bed and scroll on my phone until I felt I could fall asleep; […]
By: Monica, 17 Teen To Teen is a series of blogs written by teen authors for teens on topics that matter most to them. Please Note: “Teen to Teen” should be considered peer to peer advice and support. It is not given in place of professional consult or care. As women, the world likes to […]
The importance of social media seems to be growing each day and with each generation. Just think about the last time you left your smart phone at home: most likely, the realization you forgot it left you feeling panicked, or at the very least, uncomfortable. Such a reaction begs the question: how did we ever […]