These are all great responses to body image. I really think that youth need to hear more of this.
Body image, beauty and bullying. In TED-Ed Clubs, students are guided through the process of making a presentation on an idea they feel passionate about — and dozens of students in clubs around the world have boldly chosen to talk about how to combat negative body image, distorted images of beauty and the bullying that springs from rigid rules about appearance.
Watch — but more important, listen — to these three inspiring perspectives on body image, beauty and bullying from teenagers in three different countries.
A presentation on body image: A competition with yourself
Julia Takata starts her presentation by recalling an experience she had in dance class. The short story: She started comparing herself to a classmate. “Because I was younger, I was very susceptible to what other people had to say about me. [I kept wondering], ‘How I could change myself?’” says Takata, a student in the…
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