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The Social Media Pressure to Be Perfect

Posted by Informed Families on September 16, 2021 at 11:45 PM

Teens have always had issues with self-esteem. The captain of the football team, the head cheerleader, and the “in” crowd were present long before social media came along.

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Topics: self esteem, teenagers, teens, social media

7 Ways To Love Yourself

Posted by Dr. Fabian Thurston on October 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM

This year’s National Red Ribbon theme is “Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.”

When I first heard it, I thought it was brilliant. But, then it led me to thinking about how we can truly inspire our children to love themselves and how we can more fully love ourselves. What does it mean to “love yourself?” What can we all do to love ourselves?

Here are 7 ideas to help demonstrate, nurture and grow self-love:
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Topics: parenting, tips, red ribbon week, red ribbon photo contest, self esteem, loving yourself

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We teach people how to say no to drugs and how to make healthy choices. To reduce the demand for drugs, Informed Families has focused its efforts on educating and mobilizing the community, parents and young people in order to change attitudes. In this way we counteract the pressures in society that condone and promote drug and alcohol use and abuse. The organization educates thousands of families annually about how to stay drug and alcohol free through networking and a variety of programs and services .

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