Beautiful Me: Finding Personal Strength and Self Acceptance

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Where do you find the courage to try something new or stand up for what you believe in? How do you carve out your own personal identity amidst enormous social pressures and learn to accept what sets you apart from the crowd? These challenges aren't easy, but they are a part of growing up that every girl experiences. In Beautiful Me, you'll read about girls who have dealt with depression, let their self-esteem waffle, and even engaged in dangerous behaviors in the process of finding themselves. Here are real ...
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Overview

Where do you find the courage to try something new or stand up for what you believe in? How do you carve out your own personal identity amidst enormous social pressures and learn to accept what sets you apart from the crowd? These challenges aren't easy, but they are a part of growing up that every girl experiences. In Beautiful Me, you'll read about girls who have dealt with depression, let their self-esteem waffle, and even engaged in dangerous behaviors in the process of finding themselves. Here are real situations-and real help for staying true to yourself at this difficult age.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604530988
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: Essential Health: Strong Beautiful Girls Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Meet Dr. Vicki     6
Take It from Me     8
Trying Out     10
Standing Up     20
Finding an Identity     30
Owning Up to Mistakes     40
Trying to Fit In     50
Getting Down on Yourself     58
Feeling Awkward     66
Fearing Failure     74
Cutting the Pain     82
Ending It All     92
A Second Look     102
Pay It Forward     104
Additional Resources     106
Glossary     108
Index     110
About the Author     112
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