Resources Tagged With 'Body Image'
Developing a Positive Body Image - A Guide for Teens and Young Adults

Does how you look define who you are? Does how you feel affect how you look? If a burn injury and survivorship has an impact on your body image, how can that impact be positive?

Body Image Self-esteem Self-image Positive Self-Talk Self-Worth Social Confidence Self-Acceptance Wellness Young Adults Teens Tips for Parents
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Tools to Handle Questions and Teasing

After discharge from the burn center, a primary concern of many burn survivors and their families is the frequent questions asked about their appearance or their injury. Most of us are not accustomed to so much attention from strangers. Most people in our society are unfamiliar with burn injuries and have little experience with meeting people who look different.

Getting Back to Life Wellness For Parents Parent And Child Resources Parent Child Resources Social Skills Teasing bullying Staring Body Image
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When People Stare

While in the secure cocoon of the burn center, most burn survivors experience extraordinary social support and acceptance. After discharge and return to their familiar community and social activities, they may feel surprised, shocked, or completely overwhelmed as they meet the curious looks and inquisitive eyes of strangers.

Getting Back to Life Wellness For Parents Parent And Child Resources Parent Child Resources Social Skills Brad Wiggins Body Image
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