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    Teachers

    I believe that teachers have a negative impact on student lives such as bad teachers and toxic environments such as school and or parish. We all know that kids will always remember their favorite teacher or administrator but we...

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    • Dear Asher,
      I am in agreement with you with your post, “Teachers” because I have seen a bad teacher or sub here and there. I agree how they compare themselves in our situation when much time has passed and things are changing every day.

      One sentence that you wrote that stands out to me is “one teacher and or administrator that completely ruined school and had such a negative impact”.I think this is very true because I’ve always remembered those experiences vividly.

      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because I believe you write things that not many would be willing to share. I would like to possibly see maybe your own experiences that you’ve had.

      Aaliyah

  • Hey Natalie this is a very cool article about Alzheimer’s ad how there may be a potential vaccine to slow or even prevent it. Keep up the good work

  • Hey Shaw great article I do agree we have become to reliant on elections in a negative and positive way keep writing good are articles

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    body dysmorphia

    There have always been people that struggle physically and mentally. Creating a world where they can open their phone and see thousands of runway models and instagram icons has not made it easier. Body dysmorphia has created a very...

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    • Hi Asher, I definitely agree with you on that. Like your post. I do feel that a lot of my friends are getting anxiety from different social media. And they just no longer think their
      body are beautiful anymore and not confident anymore. I always feel that it is kind of off about that phenomenon. It is good to know that it has something to do with our mental health. Moreover, I strongly agree with you that people should find their own strength and care less about how perfect their body are.

    • Hello Asher,
      I enjoyed reading your post. I like the way you gave a way for us to help spread body positivity.

      I feel like what you said about males having body dysmorphia is something that doesn’t have a lot of awareness because it isn’t talked about very much. The sentence you wrote, “The other idea that body dysmorphia is self inflicting is also incorrect because there are many ways it can happen. It can be caused by other peoples’ words or even biological factors.” This is where you I agree with you because you can’t control your bodily genetics and you cannot always workout to fix what you don’t like because it has to do with your skeletal. Peoples words really do have a big affect on how people see themselves and that’s something that many people do not realize.

      Thank you for this writing, it was super interesting to read. I’m looking forward to reading more of your posts.

      Brandi Alvarez

    • I think this was very well written and the subject of your post may not be the easiest to talk about but you did a very good job.

        • Asher,
          I really enjoyed reading your post. You made a lot of great points and I could tell you really did your research. I like how you expanded on male body dysmorphia because it’s not common for people to talk about it. You only ever really hear about the struggle girls go through with body dysmorphia. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this topic, it was nice to read from a different perspective.

        • Asher,

          The conversation about male body dysmorphia has not been talked about as often as female body dysmorphia and I am so glad you are bringing this topic up.

          The fact that body dysmorphia is “affecting approximately 1.7% to 2.4% of the population, with roughly equal distribution among men and women” is something that truly shocks me. Personally, I did not know this however I agree that ” anyone can have body image issues and it is really hard to overcome it when social media and people around you don’t believe you can have negative connotations with your body.” The fact that males are looked at to not having body dysmorphia is frustrating and like you said social media doesn’t make it any better. Social media has become so fake that the natural beauty of one’s self can often slip away. I hope that as time goes on more people begin to realize their natural beauty.
          
          Thank you so much for sharing this insight on male body dysmorphia. The message was clear and easy to read. I hope to read more of your post soon.

          Thank you,
          Sarahí Carreno

        • Asher
          I really loved reading your post. I think that the notion that “men cant have body dysmorphia” is such a negative idea that we all need to overcome as a society. I really liked getting more educated on this topic and am going to do further research on it. You had very good points and I really loved reading your point of view on this.
          Great writing Asher!

        • Asher
          I really enjoyed reading this. Male body dysmorphia is almost never mentioned and I think it is amazing that you were able to write about it. It is a very important topic that should be talked about more. That being said I think this is very well written and I look forward to more posts.

          Rowan

        • Hello Asher,
          I really liked how you said we should all work together to create a positive environment for each other. We see “perfect” people on social media all the time, and it could bring a lot of us down. As someone who has both body dysphoria and dysmorphia (though more mild), I think it’s an important message to send. I always feel a lot better when I see people being supportive.

        • I enjoyed reading your post. I found it to be very interesting and informative. I agree with you that it is both a mental and physical struggle. I have a friend who struggles with body dysmorphia, and it is very hard to see her go through it. I like how you showed that everybody can experience this and that is not just something that only women experience. I agree with your ideas on how to combat this problem.

        • Asher,
          This was a great post! I never think about this subject so I’m glad you are bringing attention to it. With how easy it is to see other people on social media and be exposed to that toxic environment, it can be very damaging. I like how you stay positive even with the subject and said “We need to try harder to understand everyone’s flaws about themselves to make them realize they are strengths.” We definitely need to need to work towards creating a more positive environment. Spectacular post!

      • I agree with your Chris and athletes should get some profit from there hardwork because they do use there athletes to promote there school and to get more people to come tot here school

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