'self-esteem' blog posts:
24 Jul 2015
Low childhood body satisfaction can predict eating disorders
New research has found that 5% of girls and 3% of boys aged 8 are dissatisfied with their bodies.
7 Jul 2015
High-stakes testing is trampling pupils’ wellbeing, says report
Pupils’ emotional health and wellbeing is suffering because of “exam factory”environments.
18 Jun 2015
YoungMinds Vs launches second phase of School Stress campaign
With school exam factories not doing enough for students’ wellbeing, YoungMinds Vs launches new materials to help combat school stress.
15 May 2015
YoungMinds activist's life guide
Sai, who is one of our YoungMindsVs activists, writes about mindfulness from a young person’s perspective
14 May 2015
English children facing low self-esteem and exam stress battles
Report shows English children are struggling heavily with low self-esteem and rank lower than poorer countries.
1 May 2015
YoungMinds Vs launches 2015 School Stress campaign pack
With school exam factories not doing enough for students’ wellbeing, YoungMinds Vs launches its 2015 campaign pack on how to deal with school stress.
22 Apr 2015
YoungMinds comments on rise in emotional issues for girls
Journal of Adolescent Mental Health study suggests the number of schoolgirls at risk of emotional problems has risen sharply. Sarah Brennan our Chief Executive comments.
16 Apr 2015
Finding the right treatment for you: Arts therapies
In the first of a series of blogs on the therapies available for people experiencing mental health issues, we give an overview of arts therapies and their benefits.
2 Apr 2015
Hiring underweight models could lead to prison sentence in France
Italy, Israel and Spain have all passed bills banning ultra-thin models, and France is expected to follow. Find out more and read reactions from young people.
9 Mar 2015
Let’s begin with the D word…Depression
Our guest blogger Antalia Terblanche writes about depression, and shares her tactics on how to get through it. You can also find links to further information from YoungMinds, plus our Vs campaigns and the HeadMeds medication information website.