What does it mean to be beautiful? How can a girl embrace and develop her individuality and unique qualities when the world is constantly comparing her to the plastic perfection of Barbie?
Body Positive: A Guide to Loving Your Body is the number one resource for young adult women who desire to redefine and understand true beauty. Focusing on correct body image, self-improvement, thinspiration, mental health, bullying, sexual harassment, and more, Body Positive is packed with introspective questions, guided activities, and inspiring, un-retouched photographs that display the bodies of real, everyday women. Body Positive is a helpful, informative and inspirational guide that will help any girl transcend society’s standards.
About the Author
Emily Lauren Dick is a body image expert, who is committed to making girls feel comfortable in their own skin. Emily holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree in Women's Studies and Sociology from Wilfried Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario and specializes in women's portraiture where she inspires her clients to feel beautiful inside and out.
"Emily Lauren Dick's radiant handbook Body Positive celebrates a wide definition of beauty through photographs, intriguing journal prompts, and an overview of common issues that women face...Body Positive is an educational, affirming visual compendium that invites deeper consideration of one's self."
"Every young girl, and some older ones that missed this message, should receive this book from someone who loves them."
—Midwest Book Review
"This is the book I desperately wish I had growing up. The body diversity shown throughout every page and the tips for loving yourself no matter what body you exist in are so needed in this culture—especially among our impressionable youth. This is such an incredible guide for women everywhere, and the photos, layout, and bright visuals are simply stunning!"
—Shaylee Meurer, @shayleemeurer, plus-size fashion YouTuber and influencer
"Body Positive is the permission slip we all need, helping women from all walks of life be more comfortable and confident in their bodies."
—Mary Jelkovsky, Tedx Talk speaker, creator of Mary’s Cup of Tea Podcast, and owner of Self-Love Retreats by Mary
"Every girl, teen, and woman needs a copy of Body Positive: A Guide To Loving Your Body. The advice in this book is sure to help women everywhere overcome insecurities and body image issues. We love that it's filled with comments from and images of average women and believe it will help others realize that they, too, are beautiful inside and out."
—Apryl Munro & Sarah Lajeunesse, @thiskindalife content creators and influencers, and owners of TKL Media
"Body Positive: A Guide to Loving Your Body is a practical guide to learning about what triggered negative body image for you as well as how to work through it. Reading it and doing the exercises inside will help you understand yourself better and foster a loving relationship with your body. You will have these tools in your toolbox for the rest of your life."
—Rini Frey, @ownitbabe content creator and influencer