Media, social and peer pressures influence the way teens see themselves.
Their mental perception of what they look like can become distorted, leading them to engage in risk behaviors when they feel they don’t measure up to the impossible goal set in front of them.
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She encourages both boys and girls to shift their focus away from how they don’t measure up to the images in the media, and instead focus on building up their strengths and being happy with who they are.