Are you scared to take risks in case you make a fool of yourself? Do you need other people's approval? If someone likes you do you think there must be something wrong with them? Do you hate your body? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this essential guide will help you to turn your opinions around. It will boost yourself esteem and encourage you to believe in who and what you are.
Anita Naik is a freelance journalist who writes regularly about health, sex, relationships and lifestyle. She has written for magazines including GLAMOUR and RED and was the agony aunt on JUST 17 magazine. She has recently been an editor on the Dove Campaign For Real Beauty website, writing about self-esteem issues for teenage girls and their mothers.
Introduction Chapter One: What is self-esteem? Chapter Two: Low self-esteem Chapter Three: Getting a grip Chapter Four: Love, sex and boys Chapter Five: You and your body Chapter Six: Home and school Chapter Seven: Positive thinking Chapter Eight: Making progress Resources Index