Finding her own self-esteem by pointing out what she likes can help her gain confidence without leaning on the opinions of others.Using pictures cut from magazines, your teen can assemble a collage of hopes, aspirations and talents that she can hang in a prominent place to remind her of her worth.

Many people have become so used to negative feedback that we are more aware of our weaknesses than our strengths.

Often, we cannot enjoy our successes -- no matter how large or small they might be -- because we think of ourselves as "failures." Healthy self-esteem plays a role in almost everything you do.

As she tied her tennis shoes, she noticed she had on two different colored socks -- one pink and one white. What would the other students think when they saw her?

Lauren quickly took the socks off and stuffed them in the left pocket of her gym shirt.

More importantly, have you got 'em, and do you know how to build them?

Your self-esteem is your personal view about yourself.This four week parenting course will teach you how to make building a healthy self-esteem in your teen part of your everyday life.Self-esteem is more than just a buzzword used in parenting books to get your attention. Look what happened to "Lauren" (not her real name) when she dressed for PE the first day of school. It's normal to have doubts about yourself during adolescence.Self-esteem and confidence can go a long way during your teenage years and beyond.