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#15809/0203  BEAUTY'S ILLUSION
Everyone wants to be beautiful but often we look to the wrong places to define exactly what beauty is. True beauty is not found in the pages of glamour magazines or on Paris' runways - true beauty is found deep within your self.

Body image and sex appeal have become as key ingredients in marketing to young men today as they have long been recognized to be with young women. As a result many young men are adopting unhealthy habits in dieting, drug-taking, and body building. This video examines this phenomenon while also educating viewers about the manipulation behind it. Grades 7 to 12

#12988/1280  BUILDING SELF ESTEEM: You've Got the Power!
Two "Award of Excellence" awards and ***1/2 Stars from Video Librarian! Viewers will learn nine steps to building self-esteem, including Clarifying values, Building positive relationships, Setting goals and Accepting and liking yourself just the way you are. Grades 7 to A

#12214/1280  GOAL SETTING: Define and Achieve Your Dream Life
Shannon Miller, the most decorated American Gymnast in history guides viewers in a six-step process to clearly identify and set personal goals and then to achieve them! Makes goal setting an attainable, step-by-step process.

#9152/2295  HEADS UP! A Self-Esteem Video
The dramatizations in this video take place in a remote northern community on the Canada-Alaska border. Teen issues like body-image, peer pressure to drink, smoke, have sex, parent problems, school pressures are right at home here too. Grades 6 to 12

#9757/1945  HEALTHY BODY, A HEALTHY BODY IMAGE (Healthy for Life Series) DVD
Talk about mixed messages! Teens today are confronted with pronouncements on the growing tendencies of youth to obese couch potato with a joystick, steroid man with the ultimate six pack, or anorexic waif! What is the reality that can put a health body together with a healthy body image? Grades 7 to 12

#16049/0697  OWL AND HIS VOICE (THE) from the Little Fables Series
THE OWL AND HIS VOICE demonstrates that there are two sides to every situation!. Part of the LITTLE FABLES Series.

#13313/1290  PERSONAL POTENTIAL: The Influence of One DVD & ACTIVITIES
You may not think of yourself as a leader, but you are leading something - your life. An interview with Dr. Verna Price is teamed with a powerful vignette that dives into the topic of personal leadership. Dr. Verna challenges viewers to think critically about the power to influence, create change, and lead in your own life and in the world. Perfect for the classroom or after school programs. *Includes the 20-page Personal Potential Activities with worksheets that incorporate key messages from the video.Grades 6 to 12

#5858/0685  REVIVING OPHELIA: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
From the best selling book of the same title this DVD offers concrete ideas for girls and boys, families, teachers, and schools to help girls free themselves from the toxic influences of today's media-saturated culture.

#14672/2003  SELF ESTEEM (Real life Teens)
Low self-esteem can make teens susceptible to a variety of issues ranging from feelings of inferiority and failure, poor performance in school, withdrawal, poor lifestyle choices and parental issues and concerns. Before teens can begin to improve their self-esteem, they must first believe that they can change it. This valuable program discusses what teens feel about their self image and how they can start building their confidence that they do have self worth. *Available Closed Captioned upon request

#9074/0425  SELF IMAGE: The Fantasy/The Reality (In the Mix) DVD
What role does the media play in directly influencing the way young people today think about their bodies? How is it affecting them socially and psychologically? What is it doing to their health? Grades 7 to 12

Filmmaker Daphne Valerius's award-winning documentary THE SOULS OF BLACK GIRLS explores how media images of beauty undercut the self-esteem of African-American women. Valerius surveys the dominant white, light-skinned, and thin ideals of beauty that circulate in the culture, from fashion magazines to film and music video, and talks with African-American girls and women about how these images affect the way they see themselves. The film also features powerful commentary from rapper and activist Chuck D, actresses Regina King and Jada Pinkett Smith, PBS news anchor Gwen Ifill, cultural critic Michaela Angela Davis, and others.

Self-esteem has no age or status barriers - at some time in our lives, nearly everyone suffers from low self-esteem. Viewers learn a ten-step process to build positive self-esteem beginning with self-discovery and goal setting and continues through determining changes that have to be made and how to make them; mentally, physically emotionally.Grades 9 to A

Sex parties, drugs, eating disorders, suicide...It seems everywhere you turn there’s another report of teenage girls gone bad. This program follows one mother’s investigation into the lives of young women and the mixed messages that girls receive about conforming to specific behavioral or beauty ideals. Through candid conversations with teen girls about sex, substance abuse, and the pressure to be popular, viewers glimpse the real-life stories behind the scandalous headlines and find a generation that is at once more accomplished, and yet more anxiety-ridden, than perhaps any other before.


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