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Social Media and Mental Health for Girls

Social Media and Mental Health for Girls

 

Researchers in the UK have found a direct link between the amount of time girls spend on social media and their mental health. The study shows that, by age 10, girls are experiencing lower levels of well-being – leading to emotional difficulties as they age.


Understanding these negative effects will help educators and parents to benefit tomorrow’s women.

 

 

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Be A Superhero

Be A Superhero

 

In a world where we often have to compete with others to find our place, here is a reminder that lifting other females up should be considered a true superpower among women.

 

 


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Hurtling the Confidence Gap

Hurtling the Confidence Gap

An internal report compiled by Hewlett Packard revealed that men apply for a job or promotion when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them. What makes women decide not to try – and how can we work to help tomorrow’s women hurtle the confidence gap?

 

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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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