You do not have to be popular to be happy. Middle and High school students are so concerned by what others think. This obsession with being popular can lead to anxiety disorders and other mental health issues. This is a great anti bullying video you can share with your students. We judge others by clothes, appearance, economics, and so much more. We do this to be popular and in with the in group. Keith Deltano has a great way of using comedy to get his message across.
Here is a link to the video: https://youtu.be/pfUDDtzLA4c?si=eqYjQMl1NIRLDE2I