HOW DO I LOOK, written by dr jon toussaint, Whether its girls comparing themselves to unrealistic images portrayed in the media, or boys needing to muscle up, it often results in feelings of inadequacy and poor self esteem. When self-worth is tied to physical appearance and pressure to emulate the ideal body is promoted in our culture, it affects the wellbeing and quality of life of many young people.
Negative body image is reaching epidemic proportions with scientific evidence showing the affect this has on young people’s mental health, confidence and self-worth.
This book is an essential resource designed to raise awareness about the importance of positive body image regardless of body shape, ethnicity and other physical features. It provides valuable strategies to help a young person combat negative body image pressures, develop a stronger sense of health and wellbeing, and encourage them to reach their full potential.