I see it in women of every age, my 16-year-old daughter and her friends, some of my clients and some of my own friends. It’s the ‘no pain, no gain’ mentality; the validation of ourselves from the outside in, and it’s a social and cultural issue that we need to change.Read More
Are we explaining to our teens that the amount of Likes they get for a photo or a post has no bearing on their worth as a person, whatsoever?
Are we teaching them that they are entirely capable of finding and valuing their inner strengths, magic, and originality without it needing to be validated by the media, by peers?
Are we encouraging the exploration of their own creative expression, and how this differs from creating a false identity?