Boys’ perception: finding a healthy body image

Sun 16 April 17

Promoting a positive sense of self and body image to adolescent boys in a world that sends so many messages about the “perfect body” can be a difficult task. The way a boy perceives he looks influences his day-to-day life, from his levels of self-confidence to his self-esteem and self-respect. Many boys do not have any problems facing the mirror and being happy with the image staring back at them, understanding their body is their own and accepting any perceived imperfections – looking to their strengths rather than weaknesses. However, some boys grapple with the image in the mirror, struggling to find positives in the reflection they are faced with. There has been a rise in the levels of reported Click here to continue reading.

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