Self-Esteem & Confidence
Self-esteem and confidence can go a long way during your teenage years and beyond. Unfortunately, a lot of teens struggle with self-doubt, worries about their appearance and low self-esteem. Learn what self-esteem and confidence are and how to start building them.
What is body image, and why is it such a difficult issue for teens? Learn what body image is, signs of body image problems, and how to improve your body image.
Read a teen reader's question about not feeling attractive and get tips on how teens can boost their confidence and feel good about their appearance.
You may have heard the words "self-esteem," "self-image" and "self confidence" before, but do you know what they mean -- really? More importantly, do you have enough of them? Read on to learn more about self-esteem, self-image and confidence and why they're so important.
Feeling good about who you are -- that is, having a healthy amount of self-esteem and self-confidence -- is one of those things that will help make your life happier and more successful. Here are some helpful tips on how to build self-esteem.
Learn how to make a good first impression, an essential tool for making new friends, getting dates, and going on job interviews.
Are you constantly worried or angry about not feeling "good enough"? You may have low self-esteem. Learn more about how to recognize low self-esteem on About's Bipolar Disorder site.
What is self-esteem and why is it so important for teens? Get the scoop from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.
Get facts about the media's effects on body image from the University of Washington's Teen Health and the Media project.
Wondering how to boost your confidence? Check out this great list of pointers at wikiHow.com.
There's a cutting epidemic going on among American teens. Why? The answer has to do with depression, anxiety and self-esteem. Read more at Discovery Health's Teen Center.