Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Interview with voice actress, Maddy Peters: Standing up for others

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? Hey, I’m Maddy. I’m a voice actress on TV shows like Martha Speaks and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and I’m also an art student studying illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art. I love drawing and animation and when I graduate I want to […]

Does Beauty Squash Our Intelligence?

February 7, 2012 by  
Filed under Body Image, Loving Your Body, Self Esteem

Does being attractive hamper our intellectual development? A new study in social psychology suggests it does, according to Psych Central. In the study, women who are looked at as sexual objects not only react as sexual objects, they also exhibit less proficiency with math. The research examined the effect of the “objectifying gaze” (the visual […]

5 Ways to Help Girls Resist the Pressure to be Perfect

July 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Featured, Media Literacy, Talking To Kids

Girls today are told they can do anything. Unfortunately, the message they’re often getting is that they have to do everything and please everyone–get straight A’s in school, have the right look, and manage their jam-packed schedules. All this pressure is adding up to big time stress.

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