Become the girls in your life health and wellness ambassador!
Building physically fit, emotionally strong and confident girls!
Why Yes Girls Lift Project?
According to a Dove Self-Esteem Study entitled “Real Girls, Real Pressure” (2008), there is a self-esteem crisis among girls in the United States. This study reveals low self-esteem issues can affect every aspect of a girl’s life complicating her ability to perform in school and in personal relationships. The daily bombardment of unattainable images of bodily perfection and beauty threatens our future female leaders. Therefore there’s a need for a change!
Self-Esteem Statistics for Girls are Alarming!
71 % of girls with low self-esteem feel their appearance does not measure up, including not feeling pretty enough, thin enough, stylish or trendy
A girl’s self-esteem is more strongly related to how she views her own body shape
75% of girls who report low self-esteem reported in engaging in negative behaviors such as eating disorders, cutting, bullying, smoking and drinking
What is the Mission of Yes Girls Lift Project?
The mission of “Yes Girls Lift Project” is to use exercise (weight training) as a tool to create emotionally strong, fit and confident girls. Studies show girls who exercise and partake in physical activity including sports show improved self-confidence, have improved study habits and healthier social skills.
Yes Girls Lift Project Goal
- Teach Girls 13-17 how to respect and value their bodies by providing education on proper exercise, positive self-talk, body awareness and healthy nutrition ( Yes Girls Lift Book Used as Resource Guide).
Reduce the rate of childhood obesity by designing age appropriate fitness programs for girls 13-17 that can be performed at home and within school environments such as P.E.
Work with mothers and daughters in order to teach healthy language talk that avoidsdiet talk, instead supports and creates healthy living conversations and open dialogue about body image issues and concerns
Teach girls how to discover internal qualities that make them unique and distinct in a positive manner
Use skills sets learned from exercise such as consistency, commitment, dedication and resilience that can be translated to other areas for school and future endeavors
Why Purchase " Yes Girls Lift" and Become a Part of The Yes Girls Lift Project?
- Do you have a daughter, niece or granddaughter who needs to learn how to love her body and herself?
- Are you concerned your daughter is struggling with body image and needs to be surrounded by a positive role model?
- Do you want to be a part of a cause that will help create tomorrow female leaders who are emotionally and physically strong?
If this is you, contact me today to learn how you, your church or organization can bring “Yes Girls Lift Project” to your location!
If we desire to change the norm, it is time to take action.
Our girls are looking to us to show them the way!