# Self Esteem

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'I didn't wake up fat. The weight just crept on over the years'
Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self
This blogger has made a powerful video on how social media makes us see ourselves
Opinion: The Urban Outfitters ‘thigh gap’ ad sparked a rage in me – have we learned nothing?
Kids asked what they'd change about their bodies, school adults in body confidence
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin opens up about being bullied at school: 'I used to be called Gaydhán Ó Queerdáin'
Opinion: Yes, social media sometimes makes us feel alone – but it also shows we're not
Facebook leads to 'negative feelings' and poor body image - study
Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'
Senator calls for child beauty pageant to be cancelled
'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser
Fad diet books encouraging "dangerous thinking" about body image
Online programme to support teens with self-esteem issues
Column: 7 things to know about teenage drinking (and how to deal with it)
Column: The media is selling insecurity – but we don’t have to buy it
Bedwetting can lead to low self-esteem in children
Doctors warn about Facebook use and teen depression