Loving and Respecting Ourselves

Althea’s message:
I choose this song because I think it sends an important message about loving and respecting ourselves. Mary Piper wrote in her book Reviving Ophelia about how many young girls start out with a lot of great ideas and ambitions but often times become consumed and sometimes obsessed with obtaining what society and the media tell them is beautiful and acceptable. I think it’s important to realize that before we can advocate for the rights of others we need to learn to respect and advocate for ourselves.


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This blog is an effort of passion and commitment, created for the students of CD 479: Policy Analysis and Advocacy, a senior capstone course of the Child Development Department at Humboldt State University.
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2 Responses to Loving and Respecting Ourselves

  1. meagan says:

    Beautiful post Althea! 🙂

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