Many teenagers think that the appearance will give a big influence in their live. Ten thousands people every month google "Am I Ugly". This leads to depression for teenagers. Most of these teenagers looking for an inspiration from magazine like proana, bikini bridge which use zero size model to be their brand ambassadors. It makes them think that beautiful appearance is by having thin body for women. Most of girls are now choosing not to do something because they don't think they look good enough. They have low self-esteem which lead them to damage their health. People also always judge others by they look not what they are doing. According to the research, the way to change this culture is by their family, friends and relationship. The second way is media and celebrity culture and the last way is working together between government and communities. By doing this, people can encourage teenagers to have positive self-esteem so that they have confidence to do many things in their lives.
Link : ted/talks/meaghan_ramsey_why_thinking_you_re_ugly_is_bad_for_you