1. What media messages about how you should act and dress cause you the most stress? What can you do to counteract those messages?
2. Which aspects of yourself do you choose to keep the same despite the negative messages you receive from the media?
3. What advice would you give another person about how to be themselves, no matter what messages they receive from others?
Ask students to fold a piece of paper in half lengthwise. One side will be labeled "REQUIRED" and the other will be labeled "CHOICE". They will then draw a self-portrait in each half.