Program Contents: 20 minute DVD
Copyright Date: 2009
As part of the process of adolescence, teens develop both physically and emotionally and as their awareness of self changes, it can be tempting for teens to compare themselves with others as part of the natural desire to feel accepted by their peers. For many teens this gives rise to a struggle with self-doubt, concerns about their appearance and low self-esteem.
Low self-esteem can make teens susceptible to a variety of issues ranging from feelings of inferiority and failure, poor performance in school, withdrawal, poor lifestyle choices and parental issues and concerns. Before teens can begin to improve their self-esteem, they must first believe that they can change it. Discusses self-esteem, lack of self confidence, what teens feel about their self image and how they can start buidling their confidence- that they do have self worth.
Subjects covered include:
• What is self-esteem?
• Why do teens think they change from confident children to confused unmotivated adolescents?
• What do teens feel are the causes of low self-esteem?
• How do parents and teachers come into the picture?
• The role of peer pressure
• How society makes us feel less worthy
• What kind of things do teens do to help build self confidence