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Improving your social image

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How do you improve your social image


Hey there, thanks for getting in touch,
It’s completely normal to want to improve your social image, especially during your teenage years when we’re all figuring things out. Firstly, remember that your true friends will accept you for who you are, so focus on being authentic and genuine. Confidence plays a big role too, so try to embrace your unique qualities and strengths. It’s also helpful to engage in activities you enjoy and connect with others who share your interests. 
Building positive relationships is key. Show kindness and respect to everyone you meet, and try to be a good listener. People are drawn to those who are friendly and approachable. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try new things, whether it’s joining a club or volunteering in your community. This can help you meet new people and expand your social circle. There a lots of articles on the Childline website around friendship relationships, including this one
Remember, social media can sometimes distort reality, so try not to compare yourself to others online. Focus on nurturing meaningful connections in real life. However, it is important to be careful when you are online. You may like to have a read of this article around online safety if you do use social media.
If you ever feel overwhelmed or need someone to talk to, don’t hesitate to reach out. You can always contact us at Childline by freephone 1800 66 66 66 or Live Chat at We’re confidential, non-judgmental, and open 24/7, always here for you, no matter the reason or time. You’re never alone.
We hope we have answered your question. Please get in touch again should you have any more. And remember, the team is ready and waiting to answer your phone call or Live Chat message if you want to get in touch that way either.
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