Low self esteem and not feeling good about how you look can be really serious issues.
Dr Deirdre Cowman has co written a book entitled ‘The Magnificent Toby Plum’ to help young people deal with these problems.
In the book a young boy named Toby goes on a journey where he sees just how many differences there are in the world and how positive they can be.
The authors are working with Bodywhys; The Eating Disorder Association of Ireland, on putting together lesson plans for primary schools so teachers can tackle these issues in the classroom.
For more information on ‘The Magnificent Toby Plum’ see www.magnificentlyu.com.