5 Ways to Tackle Negative Self-Talk

It’s not uncommon to hear children engaging in negative self-talk. Find out our top five things to do should you hear your child being unkind about themselves.

Social Media and Body Image with Professor Tracey Wade

This webinar with Professor Tracey Wade examines the links between social media, low body image and disordered eating behaviours. You’ll find a discussion of eating disorders post-pandemic, learn why cultivating positive body image is so crucial and find out more about where brand new research is showing that social media fits in to the bigger picture.

Researcher of the Month: Professor Charlotte Markey Discusses Boys’ Body Image

Our researcher of the month, Professor Charlotte Markey, talks to Dr Weston about her forthcoming book, ‘Being You: The Body Image Book for Boys’. Due for publication in April, it helps boys to understand and appreciate their bodies as they become young men and to navigate their way through inaccurate health/diet information and unrealistic body ideals portrayed in the media. We caught up with Professor Markey to find out more.

6 Simple Resources to Help Boost Young People’s Body Image

After attending an excellent talk with body image expert, Professor Phillippa Diedrichs, we want to tell you about some of the evidence-based resources that she recommended for parents and teachers to use to boost positive body image in young people. They are all simple to use and free to access. What’s not to like?

Promoting Positive Body Image: 10 Tips for Parents

Help your children to appreciate and accept their bodies by promoting positive body image. Learn why this is such an important issue, and what you can do to cultivate happy, healthy young people.

Positive Body Image: Dr Weston’s Top Tips

As parents, we have the power to make a considerable difference to the way our children think and feel about their bodies. Listen to Dr Weston’s top tips to help your child cultivate a positive body image.

Body Gratitude

Positive body image is critical to good mental health and wellbeing. Use this resource to open up conversations with your teens and tweens about the things they love about their bodies and the amazing skills that our bodies enable us to do.