The greatest challenge facing 8th grades today is their self esteem. Trying to compete with others to be pretty or look better affects how you do your school work. In contrast, kids with low self-esteem can find challenges to besources of major anxiety and frustration. Those who think poorly ofthemselves have a hard time finding solutions to problems. If givento self-critical thoughts such as "I'm no good" or "I can't doanything right," they may become passive, withdrawn, ordepressed. as it said in the article

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