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What matters most is on the inside

My troop enjoyed the activities outlined in the Free Being Me program. The whole process was a learning experience for us all. The girls were amazed to learn about the process of photo shopping and thoroughly enjoyed the videos showing … Continued

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What is inside each of us

Our brownie troop is so excited to be a part of the free to be me journey. At our most recent meeting the girls made a video about the importance of what is inside each of us over physical appearance.

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Public Service Announcement

Our troop enjoyed this fun “Free To Be Me” project. We got to discuss how girls our age should feel about themselves in a positive light. Now in the media we are told that we have to live up to … Continued

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Overcoming challenges in our lives

We talked about our real life experienced of overcoming difficult challenges in our lives. In our country many children come from broken homes and single parent homes. We gave each girl an opportunity to tell us what she worries about … Continued

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Positive Thoughts

We met at our local Barnes& Noble to discuss the image myth and how we can overcome those negative notions by replacing with positive thoughts. We wrote a letter to a friend, texted a positive message to someone and created … Continued

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Girl Scout Troop 50166

We worked through the entire program. We learned all about body confidence, and had some great discussions surrounding this. We spread the word by making an announcement at school in the morning and also making bookmarks to pass out in … Continued

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Image Myth Skits and Self-Esteem Capes

We developed critical thinkers skills to analyze how women are portrayed in advertising. We learned about the Image Myth. We talked about how media, friends, and even our inner voices can challenge how we feel about ourselves. We practiced standing … Continued

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