Aims: To give young people an idea of what Self esteem and body image are. To explore what the world says about how we should look and contrast it to what the bible says. To also touch upon eating disorders and gain an understanding.
Session Aims: To explore the ideas that we have about ourselves and to look at what God says about who we are. Items Needed: Laptop with webcam and photo effects software ideally Apple Mac with Photoboothpost-it notes, pens, paper, some gossip magazines, the mirrors mp3 track The background track is by Mind Things and is called Shared Lonliness — band linkLuke 4 Studythe Radio 1 Airbrushed Images. Photobooth allows you to mess around with image effects live much like distorted mirrors at a fairground would.
To get students thinking about who they are 2. To reconstruct the idea of self-esteem 3. Most Popular Game Click here.
Learning to like yourself is really hard sometimes. You can watch your friends on Facebook and see their profile and start to think, man I wish my life was more like theirs. Liking yourself and having a good self-esteem can be really challenging. I believe that these tips can help you with learning to like yourself.
No one wants to hang out with me. All my other friends seem happy. These kinds of negative thoughts are becoming more common in our homes and schools.
Our Weekly Freebie Friday: I came across this small group lesson plan on my computer the other day. The lesson discusses our self-image, how we view ourselves, and what we think about ourselves in contrast to how God sees us.
Just click this button If you like, you could go through the video version and then use this page for a quick review of the material. Do you feel sorry for yourself?
Before you teach this lesson, try to take a possibly painful walk down your teenage memory lane to remember what it was like for you. If you were one of the few teenagers who looks with longing to your early teen years, then try to think about what it was like for that awkward kid in your class because believe me, it was painful. Some adults still carry around the hurt and rejection they felt from this time, and if you are one of these adults, take some time to really talk with God before this lesson.
For individuals and small groups. These cross-cultural Bible-based books and free online Bible studies will help you see yourself as God sees you. Ideal for individuals, small groups, pastors, counselors, and mentors.
June 29, by Guest Post. No one finds it surprising to know that middle school is the period in which preteens and teens experience their most formative years. What they learn, how they behave, and how they interact with others during middle school can carry on into adulthood—whether positive or negative.