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Caitlin Haacke | How to make Positivity Stick

Caitlin Haacke | How to make Positivity Stick

Caitlin is changing the world, one Post-It at a time. At 16, she is the creator of Positive Post-It Day. She uniquely created the event to put an end to bullying after a bully urged her to die. Positive Post-It Day has grown to an international level, celebrated as far as Japan, Brazil, England and the United Arab Emirates. Her CBC National news segment has been viewed over 4 million times.

 

As an anti-bullying advocate, Caitlin has spoken to thousands of kids, adults and elderly across the world about combating bullying with positivity. In addition, she...


Developing & Modeling Positive Body Image

Developing & Modeling Positive Body Image

Developing and Modeling positive body image is one of the most important things a parent, older sibling or other influential figure can do for a girl through her development years. This article created by National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) provides tips for being aware of your own thinking, guidance on important things to teach kids and warning signs you should recognize.

 


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10 Steps to Positive Body Image

10 Steps to Positive Body Image

Body image is a tough topic for most girls. Statistics tell us the issue is widespread and has profound effects. This list of 10 suggestions can help you provide girls with some ideas for building a healthier self-image and thought patterns. It can serve as a discussion-starter in those tough conversations when you need to provide some sound advice.



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Why Women Should Pursue STEM Education

Why Women Should Pursue STEM Education

 

Technology is here to stay. And as it becomes so deeply integrated into all aspects of our lives - communication, healthcare, finances and more - that it’s critical to make sure men and women alike are well-served. Yet statistics tell us that women have been historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This leads to the development of products and process that don’t fully serve all the people that use them.

 

Change starts with girls today. They must be encouraged to step up and participate in STEM related studies. But, by the time...


Every Body is Different

Every Body is Different

Every single body is different. As we get older and wiser, we know this and begin to get more comfortable in our own skin. Yet young girls have a tendency to compare themselves to one another regardless of the uniqueness of their own body. Our job is to help them understand the diversity of body types and what healthy and beautiful means for themselves.

 


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