-Pale skin-What do my friends like?-What can I change that will make me look better
-What does my family consider appropriate?-Will they like me more if I fit their idea of beauty?-What is my height, size, compared to my friends?
How I perceive myself
-Can you see my collar bones?-Do I look like that celebrity?-Does everyone in the room think I fit in with beauty standards?
-Trending beauty standards-How people look in the media
Strategies to improve self esteem
Your hair always looks intricate and constantly impresses me.
Thankyou, I actually didn't feel to sure about it. Your words are important to me because you are the only friend that makes me feel accepted.
Being with my friends that encourage me and recognise my value makes me feel like I am appreciated and gives me assurance.
Strategies to improve self confidence
'No one can make you feel inferior without your consent'
To be number one you must be odd.The only opinion that matters is what I think of myselfBeauty is not They like me', it's 'I like myself'.
Confidence is the only thing that will make me beautiful.My skin is the only one suitable for me.
People fear self confidence and beauty is fear.
Strategies to improve body image
-If I have a balanced lifestyle then I will be perfectly healthy. - My genetics can't be changed and have been personalised to the needs of my body-No one will have the exact same genetics of me therefore, I can't compare myself to someone completely different to me. -I just need to focus on how I feel in my own skin and what experts think is best for my health.
Strategies to improve resilience
'It's better to try and fail than to not try at all'.It doesn't matter how much I failed, what matters is how I work to have a different outcome.
The more that I get knocked back, the more I will learn and can improve on.
Failure is a sign that I am close to success.
How I really want to perceive myself
The only beauty standard that matters is how I see myself.
I am fear. I am content with myself and I make the rules and the status quote that I should fit into.
I feel like I am the conqueror of myself and have the ability to control my own morals.
This time I didn't achieve my goal, but next time I am determined to work even harder.