self-esteem

It was shortly after my graduation that my mother approached me about breast augmentation surgery.
The six-time Olympic gymnastics medalist opens up about self-esteem, bad body-image days and the truth about happy Instagram posts.
Scratching your head over why you’re still single? This might be why.
"I used to use Scotch tape to make my eyes bigger. Then I said, ‘Hey, this is your face. This is how you look.’"
At four, my daughter is already distinctly aware of her looks. I recall one episode where she made alluring faces in the
After hearing girls in her class complain about their looks, this teacher made a music video to boost their confidence.
When I was pregnant with our daughter, I read all of the required mothering material (and then some), coming across one line
No one writes in someone’s obituary “she was so thin.”
I recognized the defeated look on my daughter’s face as she descended the boxy stairs of the school bus. It was a look that
Sometimes words are just words. But other times they become our inner narrative, an unchanging pillar of our belief system.
My job is not to crush them. To help them preserve their ME, to nurture their ideas, to witness their feelings and create
Text and images © Sue Shanahan. All rights reserved. www.sueshanahan.com In my phone conversation with Anita, she assured
As a psychologist and human behavior expert who spends much of her time in the entertainment world, the mistakes seem obvious
Originally published on Unwritten by Rachel Connell. I’m turning 21 next month. I’m turning 21 and I finally feel at home