Healthy Living Tips

Healthy Living Tip #281

Body image is how you see or picture yourself and how you feel others see you. Having a healthy body image involves having a healthy attitude towards your body and accepting who you are.

Set a good example for children by accepting and valuing your own body and taking good care of yourself by eating well and being physically active.

Explain the physical changes they can expect as their bodies go through puberty. Position these changes as positive and healthy.

Praise children for the positive things they say and do.