resources to watch, start conversations, bring insights and encouragements...

We will be continually adding to these resources (just wanted to give you the start even if it's not complete). 

CONFIDENCE AND SELF-BELIEF

How Do You Define Yourself | Lizzie was labeled "The Ugliest Women In The World" but she gets to choose how she defines herself and she inspires us all to do the same.

Try, Colbie Caillat | "You don't have to try so hard, you don't have to give it all away..." In this inspiring music video, Colbie and the girls encourage us that who we are is enough. 

Women Give Advice To Their Younger Selves.

We asked young women to answer the question: What would you do if you weren't afraid?

Brené Brown shows us how to deal with the critics and our own self-doubt by refusing to "armor up" and shut ourselves off.

The #GirlLove Challenge | Girl-on-girl hate is such a huge issue. It's about time we got rid of this lame trend and came together to build women up.

"What does 'hey' even mean? Why do boys get 'think outside the box', 'live your adventures', 'go after your dreams' and girls are just expected to look pretty. It's not ok".

#LikeAGirl | Redefining 'like a girl' into a positive affirmation. Girls are strong and capable of anything. 

Caileigh is a 9th grader sharing on self-confidence.

Dad writes song to encourage his daughter who was being bullied. "I'm beautiful. I'm worthy. And those mean words can’t hurt me. I'm priceless. I'm smart. And I love myself. I'm focused on my health.

The courageous teenager's rendition of "Fight Song" went viral and shares a snippet of her story of strength. 

Embrace Who You ARe | Ed Sheeran. "Being weird is a wonderful thing".

We really don't know what's going on under the surface for people. Let's not be those who judge others, but learn to fully embrace ourselves (imperfections and all) and embrace those around us too.

"You are not alone. Don't let go of faith. On the other side of your pain, something good will come from it." - The Rock

Unstoppable #LikeAGirl | 72% of girls DO feel society limits them, telling them what they should or shouldn't do. But we are unstoppable.

DearMe - Lilly's advice for her younger self. "Don't be afraid to be different".

Actresses share their messages of inspiration to young women. 

This is Your Life, Make it Beautiful. Advice from a High Schooler.

Brené Brown | The most compassionate people, are also the people with the best boundaries... Boundaries = what's ok and what's not ok.

It's so good to uplift and encourage each other... And even better when compliments are deeper than the surface. Here's a few... Who can you uplift today?

Letting go of assumptions and seeing people for who they really are. We asked a bunch of kids questions about people with a disability. 

BODY IMAGE / Beauty / MEDIA

“Even the models we see in magazines wish they could look like their own images” – Cheri K. Erdman.

Dove Evolution - exposing the manipulation of photoshop

Body Evolution - Model Before and After Photoshop

A pizza photoshopped into a model. It's not real - helping us shift our perspective and stay alert.

Short Clips revealing the process of digital editing of models –why our perception of beauty is so distorted.

Looks Aren't Everything - Believe Me, I'm A Model | Cameron Russell fearlessly shares insights into the modelling world - what it's really like.

This commercial isn't real, neither are society's standards of beauty. Great insight to empower us stop trying to photoshop our lives.

Embrace | Taryn Brumfitt | Documentary to promote healthy body image. "My body is not an ornament, it is the vehicle to my dreams".

A glimpse into the realities of social media! We have no idea what's going on in the background. Don't compare your reality with someone else's screen - they are only showing you what they want you to see. 

Everyday girls copy a Vogue Photoshoot - to show what's REAL. 

Three months ago, I began posting images of myself without makeup on social media. The following film contains real comments that were left on images of my face.

I made a video a while back about what Real Beauty meant to me. Well, I was wrong.

Admitting My "Fake" Selfies on Instagram - Essena Oneil, We All Do it!

Beauty pressure for us all.

Your differences make you beautiful. Here's how one Albino woman learned to embrace her unique beauty

Appetite (hunger) is a GOOD thing! It's needed and healthy - let's not suppress it.

Powerful cover of the song, Pretty Hurts by Beyonce. "It's the soul that needs a surgery".

The truth hidden in magazines... You define beauty. Be careful what you're believing and seeing as reality.

Powerful song + stories on embracing your REAL beauty.

This woman woman nearly lost her life after battling anorexia for more than a decade. This is an apology letter to her body. What would you write to yourself? x

Letting go of soceity's expectations.. "My body is my greatest tool as an athlete, and it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks about it." 

We've asked a select group of individuals to participate in a project in which they will remove their clothes to honor how style is not the clothes you wear. 

Lupita Nyong'o | "Beauty was not something I could acquire or consume. It was something I just had to be. You can't rely on how you look to sustain you. What actually sustains us, what is fundamentally beautiful, is compassion. For yourself and those around you." 

People reacting to being told they are beautiful.

All women's bodies weren't created equal. One size does not fit all. 

Six women took off their makeup, and revealed what they love about their bare faces. What do you love about yourself? 

The empty pursuit of being beautiful. You are so much more than just looks.

Photoshopping Real Women into Cover Models | We asked four women to participate in a Photoshop experiment. Their reactions to the results will surprise you. 

Strong Is The New Sexy, A World Champion Boxer Who Loves Her "Thunder Thighs"

Girl undresses in public to promote self-acceptance and healthy body image.

Would you describe yourself as beautiful? We prove that beauty is a choice - and the power of this choice is in your hands...

A diverse cast of models shows how the standard of beauty for women has changed dramatically over time. 

"You are beautiful for who you are, not what you look like"  - Lizzy

What If Every Woman Was Beautiful? (Social Experiment). Research says only 2-4% of women worldwide consider themselves to be beautiful.

Beauty standards around the world.

What Your Daughter Hears When You Criticize Your Body

A diverse group of women show just how much women's makeup has changed through the ages.

"What Guys Look For In Girls" Slam Poem.

Parody | "Instagram Husband" - The truth behind many popular pages.

SELF-TALK / MINDSET

This powerful video shows what's wrong with how we view and talk about our own bodies.

Brené Brown on blaming = discharging a discomfort or pain. We never win when we blame

If Your Anxiety Could Text... Turn off the notifcations.

What does your self talk sound like? Is it negative or positive? If you're like me, it's probably a lot easier to say negative things. So let's look at what we're saying and why, and how we can turn that self talk into positive reinforcement! 

Taylor Swift | People are mean but not as mean as your own mind can be. You are not.... You are...

Morning Motivation | Starting off with positive affirmations can set a great tone for how your day unfolds.

Things People With Anxiety Want Their Friends To Know.

Brené Brown | The Power Of Vulnerability - to connect, belong and love. No more shame and fear.

Teach girls bravery, not perfection | Reshma Saujani

Perspective. We have so much more than we think. We choose how we see our lives, our situations, our stuff. 

Bullying

Wonderful advice from Mum and Son on Confidence and Bullying

Such an important film sharing the common stories of bullying, and raising awareness around the dangers. Every teen should see. Let's be those who build others up, not tear them down. Don't let their mean words and actions define you - it says more about their secret insecurities. If you're struggling, ask for help - this shows your strength not weakness. We're here for you x

Who will stop the bullying? Let's make sure we stand up for others. Their words don't define us.

Social Experiment - would you stand up for someone being bullied?

INSPIRATIONAL STORIES

I Choose To Be Happy | Lizzie is not letting the labels of others define her or her rare disease stop her. She gets to choose her attitude and actions and so do we.

Gabi, who lost a leg to cancer has defied the odds to become a competitive dancer. 

Women who shattered barriers in 2016.

"We're all just people... Doesn't matter how different we are, we can still love everybody".

Born without legs, Jennifer was placed for adoption by her parents. But she doesn't let anything stop her from living her dreams.

We don't always know what's really happening. Let's not judge. 

The Simple Message That Brought This Middle School Class to Tears.

This musician helps NYC’s homeless get enough money to eat just by playing next to them

There’s no such thing as can’t. Introducing our 'We're the Superhumans' trailer. 

After being bullied, Josh decided to make a change that ultimately had a dramatic impact on his life and on the lives of his fellow students. And it all started with a small act of kindness - it really can change the world.

Inspiring Dance - Remember, "You are beautiful. You are valued. You are loved."

The power of encouragement! Who can you uplift today?

going after your dreams

Kate Winslet delivers this inspiring speech to young women around the world. Don't let what they say stop you. 

Viola Davis Gives Powerful Speech About Diversity and Opportunity | Emmys 2015

Making things a priority - finding out how can you make it meaningful to you, purposeful, important. Then procrastination has little space

Don't give up - a true champion lies within you, keep overcoming those obstacles

Failure is NOT trying something. We can learn and grow from our mistakes or "oops" moments and look for the golden nuggets in each one 

The word failure in and of itself is flawed, because as soon as you learn something, you have no longer failed.

Inkling Women - Sophie shares how to get what you really, really want. It doesn't just come to us.

"It's important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages."

Hidden cameras capture real reactions to girls imagining everything they might one day become. Be who you want.

Social experiment asking people to tell us what they can't do. But then, we turned the question around to their loved ones - whose answers told a different story.