Parents, friends, and teachers expect perfection. It’s an expectation that’s been groomed by air-brushed magazine covers, social media photo-ops and the Jones’s. And it’s far from harmless. These monumental expectations are having a dramatic influence on the mental health of modern youth. Today, we turn to the pages of Proverbs and highlight some age-old wisdom on another uplifting episode of Hugs From Heaven.
- Waning confidence. Girls are 22% less likely than boys to describe themselves as confident.
- The Hot Seat. Performance pressure has risen in girls 12 and 13 by 46%.