A Look in the Mirror: Freeing Yourself from the Body Image Blues

A Look in the Mirror: Freeing Yourself from the Body Image Blues

by Valerie Rainon McManus

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A Look in the Mirror: Freeing Yourself from the Body Image Blues by Valerie Rainon McManus

This hands-on workbook on a hot topic shows girls how to sift through the powerful messages that society and the media send them about women's bodies and being feminine. It encourages them to let go of unrealistic standards of perfection and cultivate a positive self-image based on who the are not how they look!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878688975
Publisher: Child Welfare League of America, Inc.
Publication date: 07/15/2004
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 8.48(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Foreword: For Parents, Caregivers, and Other Caring Adultsix
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2About You3
Chapter 3Becoming You13
Chapter 4Your Social World19
Chapter 5Societal Expectations23
Chapter 6The Media Message33
Chapter 7Women in Advertising45
Chapter 8Advertising: A Closer Look51
Chapter 9Your Self-Image63
Chapter 10Straight Talk About Dieting69
Chapter 11Drastic Measures: Eating Disorders75
Chapter 12Getting Help83
Chapter 13Healthy Living, Not Dead-End Dieting89
Chapter 14A Healthy Body Image103
Chapter 15What Makes Us Great111
Chapter 16Getting Over It!125
Chapter 17Reflections of Your True Self129
References: For More Information133
About the Author139

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