Posts in «teenagers» category

SKINNY IS THE NEW HOT – REALLY?

Girls as young as 5 are worrying about their weight. By the age of ten 80% of girls will be on a diet to change their body shape. Now before you roll your eyes and ponder why, just take a moment to tune in to the women who dominate ALL media messages – from adverts […]

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TIME TO JOIN THE DOTS PLEASE!

  Be the change you want to see in the world. Wise words but they require an incredible amount of self-awareness and self-discipline to live by. I spend my working week talking to and about the need to raise the aspirations of teenage girls in the UK. This inevitably leads to debates around self-esteem, body […]

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JUMP ON THE BUS WITH HER PLEASE!

TOXIC FRIENDSHIPS Over the past 12 months I have been inundated with pleas from parents at the end of their tether as they try to support their teenage girls navigate through the complex minefield that is friendship. The most reoccurring questions are….. Why are girls so mean? What’s with these yoyo friends? How can they […]

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