Tag Archive for Self image

Comparison: A Dangerous Word For Youth...

on April 17, 2017 by

It is easy to jump on Instagram, Facebook or even hear about another church’s youth ministry event from your students and begin…

Trying To Pick Your Best Selfie For...

on April 15, 2017 by

Research has suggested the images we pick ourselves are less likely to convey a good impression

The Highs and Lows of Teens’ Instagram...

on April 9, 2017 by

Teens’ use of the photo-sharing service Instagram has both risks and benefits, a new study suggests. Frequent use was linked to a…

Depression Strikes Today’s Teen...

on March 1, 2017 by

…suggesting that the increasing dependence on social media by this age group may be exacerbating the problem

Who Are Generation Z And How To Reach...

on February 28, 2017 by

79% are addicted to their devices. We are becoming what we behold. We desire significance and we are trying to find…

Botox Is Booming Among Teens

on January 30, 2017 by

Selfie culture…youngest patients are after a Photoshopped look (“It’s almost like auto correct,” he said) $382 per treatment

Book: You’re Loved No Matter What

on January 28, 2017 by

Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect

Book: liked….Whose Approval Are...

on January 28, 2017 by

For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked…

Helping Parents Reclaim Beauty

on January 13, 2017 by

I never knew how scary the world could be until I became a parent

“Christmas, Girls, & Body Image...

on December 25, 2016 by

Leneita Fix

Book: Glow Kids

on December 20, 2016 by

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance

New Smutty “One Finger Challenge”...

on December 3, 2016 by

The “one finger challenge” is an emerging, risqué social media fad where people are taking naked selfies of themselves in front of…

5 Ways To Save A Girl

on November 25, 2016 by

The kind of (youthgroup) girl who draws you in and makes you actually glad to work more hours for less pay than…

Five Actions That Form A Healthy...

on November 11, 2016 by

We live in a “tell all” culture. Social media, image consultants, photographs, smart phone in our hand to record ourselves

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show...

on November 8, 2016 by

Bella Hadid: ‘I want boobs… I want my a** back’

Flashback: Selfies, Sexting, &...

on October 18, 2016 by

Thoughts for parents & youth workers

Snapchat In Privacy Storm Over ...

on September 26, 2016 by

Critics fear controversial device will be used to snap people without their consent

Style Trend: Crop Tops Now Show More...

on September 17, 2016 by

I think everyone is trying 2 out-do the next person 2 stand out anyway they can, even if that means starting trends…

Is This The Biggest Barrier To Students...

on September 5, 2016 by

I believe the main reason students don’t live as powerfully as they could can be boiled down to one simple concept…

Red Hot Chili Challenge

on September 5, 2016 by

US teens hospitalized after consuming world’s hottest peppers

“Cutting”….The Scream On The...

on September 4, 2016 by

Walt Mueller

How To Help Teens Belong

on June 30, 2016 by

“Most teens feel out of place in this world.”

Study Finds Parents Should Avoid...

on June 12, 2016 by

“Commenting on a woman’s weight is never a good idea, even when they are young girls,”

Leak Of Nude Snapchat Drove Teen Girl To...

on June 10, 2016 by

Tovonna Holton’s (15) ex was angry about a breakup when he allegedly took an innocent video and turned it into revenge porn

Inside The World Of One 13-Year-Old Girl

on June 6, 2016 by

What it’s like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing

Teens Curate Their Instagram Accounts,...

on June 5, 2016 by

In early adolescence, between the ages of 13 and 15, teens are still fairly self-centered and are more likely to worry about…

Body Image Issues A Helpful Infographic

on May 27, 2016 by

CPYU

Heavy Social Media Use Ups Risk of Body...

on May 21, 2016 by

Habitual and prolonged use of social media is linked to a greater risk of younger adults developing eating and body image concerns,

Study Linking Sexual Behavior &...

on May 8, 2016 by

Sexual Media Exposure, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Violence Victimization in Adolescence

How social media can make us question...

on May 6, 2016 by

…reported being more concerned with things like their appearance or having fun rather than helping others or being honest

Teen Girls More Stressed Than Boys

on May 6, 2016 by

…causes such as college prep tests and poor body image, a WebMD survey show

Breast And Body Changes Are Driving Teen...

on May 3, 2016 by

In a survey of 2,089 English schoolgirls ages 11 to 18, nearly three-quarters listed at least one breast-related concern regarding exercise and…

Why Do Girls Tend to Have More Anxiety...

on May 3, 2016 by

She is more likely to post a photo of herself wearing a swimsuit, while he will post a photo of something he…

Naked Selfie Culture Bad For Young Women...

on April 25, 2016 by

Some experts say Kim Kardashian, Emily Ratajkowski sending wrong message

The Limp Truth About Porn

on April 22, 2016 by

“Why young men who grew up with Internet porn are becoming advocates for turning it off.”

Aerie Model Responded To Body Shamers In...

on April 15, 2016 by

Iskra Lawrence was let go as a teen because her 36-inch hips were “too big.”

Instagram Model Essena O’Neill...

on April 14, 2016 by

At age 14..sexually objectifying herself and receiving..mass amounts of praise, attention, and value from society

Values: More Teens Are Using Tinder...

on April 14, 2016 by

Teenagers use the controversial dating app to brag to friends the number of people who want to go on a date with…

Her Daughter Got A Secret Kik Account

on April 11, 2016 by

Just a Few Hours Later, Her Nightmare Started

iPhone 6 Challenge To Test If You’...

on April 8, 2016 by

This pointless and unhealthy trend is another in a line of similar viral “challenges” that shame women

British Teen Selfie Killers Jailed For...

on April 8, 2016 by

Almost 400 children under the age of 18 have reportedly been convicted of murder in Britain over the past two decades

GIRLS AND SEX. . . AN INTERVIEW WITH...

on April 3, 2016 by

By Walt Mueller

Teen Emotional Problems Linked To Future...

on April 2, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Social Media Destroying Teen Girls?

on March 21, 2016 by

3 Things you Must Do!

Why 12-Year Old Girls Are Having Sex...

on March 17, 2016 by

That boys their age watch porn regularly, and demand from their girlfriends the sexual menu they see online

Gen Y: You Will Take Over 25,000 Selfies...

on March 10, 2016 by

The survey also revealed that a pupil take about seven minutes to take a selfie

Book: American Girls

on March 4, 2016 by

Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

Teen Girls And Social Media

on March 4, 2016 by

A Story Of ‘Secret Lives’ And Misogyny

Worship And body Image Manipulation At...

on March 4, 2016 by

By Walt Mueller

How social media is disrupting the lives...

on February 24, 2016 by

Ninety-two percent of American children have an online presence before the age of 2

Selfies, Students & Mental Health

on February 16, 2016 by

How Selfies Can Harm Students…

First Size-16 Model To Cover ‘Sports...

on February 15, 2016 by

Plus-size model Ashley Graham will make history Monday when she becomes the first size-16 model to cover Sports Illustrated magazine’s vaunted “Swimsuit…

The Crazy way Teens Are Hiding Their...

on February 11, 2016 by

Young women are creating second portals for their shared images…

Instagram Supports ‘Fake’...

on February 11, 2016 by

Starting this week, you can now switch between multiple accounts on Instagram, on one device

Selfie Obsession Could Be Ruining Your...

on February 1, 2016 by

Study: People who were more satisfied with their body images posted more selfies to their Instagram

This Is What Happens When You Tell A Mom...

on January 31, 2016 by

Girls of all ages, shapes and sizes are perfect because that is how God made them

Barbie’s New Shapes: Tall, Petite...

on January 29, 2016 by

Dozens of different features to make her look more like the girls who play with her

What Selfies In America vs. China Can...

on January 29, 2016 by

What actually constitutes a good angle — or a good selfie overall — is rooted in what we consider beautiful, and that…

The Perfect Breast Shape…For...

on January 25, 2016 by

British researchers surveyed more more than 1,300 men and women…

Plastic Surgery Trends For 2016

on January 19, 2016 by

The reason for all this self-improvement? The selfie

Megan Fox Slams Social Media…

on January 15, 2016 by

‘It’s Really Toxic For Our Youth Culture’

Hey Kids, You’re Being Lied To About...

on January 15, 2016 by

Only God himself can fix your problems by his grace, in relationship with Him and through meaningful relationships with others

94% Of Teen Girls Admit They Have Been...

on January 5, 2016 by

A mom who was not self-critical of her own weight made them nearly 40% more likely to be body positive

Powerful Video Response To Cyberbullying

on January 1, 2016 by

Girl Creates Powerful Video Message After Friend Falls Victim to Cyberbullying

Kylie Jenner Just Restocked Her Lip Kits...

on December 25, 2015 by

She is still capitalizing on the idea that beauty goodies can give you a rather plump pout

Plastic Surgeon Says Kylie Jenner Led To...

on December 25, 2015 by

I started getting a lot of requests from 17-year-old girls, 18-year-old girls, really young girls

Teens Turn To Secret Instagram Accounts...

on December 20, 2015 by

by Jim Liebelt

Leneita Fix: “Christmas, Girls, &...

on December 14, 2015 by

“You’re so lucky, you can see you’re ribs. I wish that I could.”

I’m Addicted

on December 6, 2015 by

The drug is ac…

Critics Say Retailer Is Sending Wrong...

on December 2, 2015 by

Company under fire for selling sweater emblazoned with ‘slut’

Inside The Mind Of A Teenage Girl – I...

on December 1, 2015 by

I am older now, graduated and I often think that now I am older, surely I should get over these issues that…

Teens (girls) Who Weigh Themselves Have...

on November 30, 2015 by

Weighing yourself frequently is linked to some negative health effects in teens, especially for girls

Modern Family Star Who Was Addicted To...

on November 20, 2015 by

Started having procedures at the age of 19 to help ease his insecurity

FOMO Linked To Stress In Teens

on November 16, 2015 by

90% saying they are afraid they will miss something if they don’t stay connected

Dark Lessons Of Social Media

on November 16, 2015 by

These five teens can thank the model who left Instagram for lessons on the dark side of social media

Book: #Struggles By Craig Groeschel

on November 6, 2015 by

Following Jesus in a selfie-centered world

More: Instagram Teen Star…

on November 4, 2015 by

Be aware what people promote, ask yourself, what’s their intention behind the photo?

Teen Instagram Star Speaks Out About The...

on November 3, 2015 by

“Social Media Is Not Real Life.”

What You Need To Know About Those ...

on October 23, 2015 by

The audience at the baseball game was ASKED to tweet selfies as part of a contest..the announcers mocked them

Facebook Or Fakebook?

on October 16, 2015 by

(76%) said they judged their peers based on what they saw on their Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook profiles

#Being13: Inside The Secret World Of...

on October 6, 2015 by

A first-of-its-kind CNN study on social media and teens.

Why Some 13-year-olds Check Social Media...

on October 6, 2015 by

#Being13

“Brutal Truth Behind Every...

on September 30, 2015 by

jr High Uth Guy

Flashback: L.A. Schools Want Kids To...

on September 29, 2015 by

The consequences of sexting – public humiliation, loss of educational and job opportunities, possible criminal violations

When Does Teen Sexting Become Child Porn...

on September 29, 2015 by

In N.C. 2 teens were accused of being both the victims of child pornography and the perpetrators of the crime

Pope Francis Decries Chasing ‘...

on September 28, 2015 by

The pope spoke on Sunday against what he sees as a consumerist culture that is eroding personal relationships

Flashback: How Girls Are Seeking (and...

on September 27, 2015 by

From selfies to shout-outs, girls are using social media both to build up and break down their self-image

Flashback: 3 Sexting Dangers You Need To...

on September 25, 2015 by

If you work with students on campus, or in a church, it is so important to get this message across

Selfies Kill More People Than Sharks

on September 25, 2015 by

The deaths are a tragic reminder to travelers that focusing on a phone screen instead of unfamiliar surroundings is not safe

Majority Of Minors Engage In Sexting,...

on September 25, 2015 by

More than half of respondents (54%) reported sexting as minors. However, only 28 percent sent photographic sexts

Teens And The Media The Last-20 Years...

on September 25, 2015 by

By Walt Mueller: We fail to see just how much and how quickly things are changing

Flashback: The Dangers Of Social Media ...

on September 23, 2015 by

Parents Set Up Their Daughters With a Fake Predator…clip now has over 38 million views

#Being13 Inside The Secret World Of...

on September 22, 2015 by

A 2 year CNN ground breaking study of Tweens and Social Media investigates

Flashback: Struggling Selfies?

on September 22, 2015 by

Researchers are beginning to wonder about any links between girls’ self-esteem and the pics they post online

Selfie Stupid

on September 22, 2015 by

Tourist Arrested After Taking Selfie on Top of Brooklyn Bridge

Modesty Advice To Young Woman

on September 22, 2015 by

Jenna Lee Explains Her Response to Conan O’Brien’s ‘Porn Star’ Joke

FREE…Cinnamon Toast Crunch Selfie...

on September 21, 2015 by

Gone are the days of eating a delicious B-fast and all your friends not knowing about it

Body Image Affects Weight Gain In Teen...

on September 19, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Pressure To Be Cool Can Lead To Downward...

on September 19, 2015 by

The pressure to be cool, look good, and own the “right stuff” is detrimental to many children and teenagers

Why We Need Demanding Young Females

on September 16, 2015 by

By Walt Mueller