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  • Self-esteem

    My daughter turned 13 and was allowed instagram for the first time. Within days, she was on it every…

  • Body Image

    The use of Instagram filters has completely warped my perception of my body and looks to the point I…

  • Body Image

    I have a love-hate relationship with social media. It lets me express myself but it’s also a dark …

  • Body Image

    I didn’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about what I was posting when I first joined social me…

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