RMY16: Body image

Duration10 minutes
Learning ObjectivesTo understand the drivers behind positive and negative body image and to recall some tips to improve personal body image.
Tools/materials for the PresenterRural Minds Youth PowerPoint – Body image
Boosting your body image infographic
Lesson Componentswww.youtube.com/watch?v=TwTWyCIGblM (3:40 mins)
56% of women and 43% of men are dissatisfied with appearance.
Self-objectification – how you view your body based on what you see around you – social media is a massive issue here.
Three out of five children aged 8 to 11 are already wanting to change the way their bodies look.
Only 12% of females and 16.6% of males by age of 16 are happy with their body.
Boosting your body image infographic:
» Embrace the differences
» Be grateful
» Emphasise the positives
» Focus on health
» Be media savvy
» Show kindness
» Help is available
Discuss how each of these seven tips would support improved body image.
Key messageshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwTWyCIGblM (3:40 mins)
Boosting your body image infographic:
» Embrace the differences
» Be grateful
» Emphasise the positives
» Focus on health
» Be media savvy
» Show kindness
» Help is available
ReflectionWhich of the seven tips is most relevant to you?