Build Self-Esteem for Back-To-School!

Did you know that how high or low your self-esteem is determines the quality of your school year? With high self-esteem, you do better in school, relate better with peers, make wiser decisions, are less likely to be bullied, and are just happier! In this TV interview, BYOU Magazine's founder/CEO Debra Gano and her daughter Ella offer tips to boost self-esteem and start every day with confidence!

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How to Make a Dream Board

Would you like your dreams to come true? Take advice from former BYOU Magazine cover star, singer/songwriter Ani Hesse, who suggests using a dream board to focus your thoughts, think positively, and make dreams come true! Here are step-by-step instructions to make your own dream board - try this fun confidence-building project to be your best YOU!

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Free Coloring Page: Express Yourself With Encouraging Art

BYOU Magazine's newest issue is all about being able to express who you really are! Here's a creative activity to help do just that! Remember how much fun coloring is? In this blog post, you'll find the "Always Be Yourself" coloring page that you can print out and color! Plus read why coloring is GOOD for YOU!

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National DIY Day: Spend Your Saturday Crafting!

Celebrate DIY Day on Saturday, April 2 with some of BYOU Magazine's fave crafts! From bird feeders to dreamcatchers, there's a craft for every gal! You can find what you'll need and step-by-step directions in our newest post, dedicated to #DIYday. And be sure to share your creations on social media with #BYOUmagazine!

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Follow Your Heart Coloring Page for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine's Day is all about showing love to the people who are closest to us. But it's also important to love yourself! Print out and color this fun coloring page as a reminder to love yourself this Valentine's Day -- and every day!

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Holiday Craft: Origami Ornaments – See How They Can Change the World!

During the holidays, it's all about the spirit of giving! Whether that's giving gifts to friends and family members or donating to those in need, giving is a great feeling! Check out 2 girls who are giving back to those who need water with origami; and learn how to make your own origami ornaments this holiday season.

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Positive Thinking Craft: I Am Jar

  Spring Break? Looking for something to do? Rather than spending (wasting) your time channel surfing or reading Instagram posts, try this very empowering craft from our “Positive Thinking” issue that will benefit you year ’round! Make it a practice to love and appreciate yourself every day, even in small ways. Give YOU what you hope […]

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Sleepover Craft: The No-Sew Friendship Fringe Blanket

  Summer is the perfect time for sleepovers, and this no-sew friendship fringe blanket is a fun and easy sleepover craft project! If you make one, let us know — we’d love to see it! BFF IDEA: Do this craft with your BFF! Get two matching pieces of your fave fleece material and ask your friend […]

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Friendship Flower Pot: A Self-Esteem Activity!

  We love this craft from our June/July 2013 issue, because craft projects, nature, and spending time with friends are all great ways to boost self-esteem. Friendship Flower Pot Best friends don’t have to see each other or even talk to each other every day. Sometimes your closest friends can live far away and you […]

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