Young girls growing up in today’s society face many challenges including unhealthy media, negative role-models and unrealistic standards of beauty. Up to 90% of girl’s today struggle with self-esteem issues resulting in staggering cases of eating disorders, depression, bullying, substance abuse, premature sex and suicide. This is why Be Your Own You magazine was created -to help young women celebrate who they are and to increase their self-esteem, something that is typically lacking in today’s society.
In every issue there will be exclusive interviews with today’s positive role models, empowering stories on girls making a difference in the world, powerful self-esteem tips & projects, BYOU-only features on their partner Cymphonique Miller, on-location photos, fun games & puzzles, fabulous fiction reading, contests and more.
Debra Gano, Publisher and CEO/President of BYOU states, “I wanted to create an inspirational piece of media that girls would find interesting and fun, yet would also teach them something of substance in term s of self-esteem. As a mother of a nine-year-old girl myself, I realize how important it is in today’s world to have positive-messaging materials that teaches girls that who they are is okay, to express their inner beauty, and believe in the uniqueness of themselves."
Some of the features in the premiere October/November issue include an exclusive interview with partner and celebrity Cymphonique Miller, an inspiring story of “Warrior Princess” - a 14-year old
cancer survivor who is making an impact on girls everywhere, a powerful article on positive thinking with easy instructions on a fun self-esteem project, girls sharing what it means to “be your own you,” never-before-
To purchase a subscription to Be Your Own You Magazine, please visit www.shopbyou.com. For more information on girls’ self-esteem apparel and education company BYOU, visit https://www.beyourownyou.com.
About BYOU, LLC: BYOU (Be Your Own You) LLC is a premier provider of self- esteem apparel, products, and programs for young girls with the goal to empower “tween” girls ages 7-15. BYOU’s mission is to become a positive force in today’s world providing support to young women with the goal of enhancing their self-esteem and image of themselves. BYOU has developed a strong partnership with Cymphonique Miller, an emerging force in the entertainment industry and advocate for girls’ empowerment. Her show “How to Rock” premieres on Nickelodeon in early 2012.
For more information, please contact:
Manager of Marketing and Communications
Children’s Edutainment Network
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