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Healthy Is the New Skinny: Your Guide to Self-Love in a Picture Perfect World

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Healthy Is the New Skinny: Your Guide to Self-Love in a Picture Perfect World

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We live in a world where beauty is everything. Society tells us that if we just looked a certain way, if we had the right products, if we were skinny enough, then we would be enough—we would have value. Society is wrong, but it took Katie H. Willcox years to understand this:"Over the course of my 30 short years, I have both worked as a professional model and been the exact opposite of our culture’s beauty ideal. I have struggled with my weight and felt like I didn’t and never would fit in. Then I had a powerful realization: my misery and self-loathing didn’t change with my weight or how ‘pretty’ society thought I was, so my looks weren’t the source of happiness and worth that I had believed them to be. But then, what was? And how had I come to invest so much of myself in beliefs that were so untrue?"In these pages, Katie shares the lessons she learned in her journey to find the answers to these questions. She reveals who gains from our feeling small and why we need to examine the messages we receive from our culture and our families. She explains how we can redefine beauty, make healthy the new "skinny," and harness the power of our thoughts to choose self-love. Katie encourages us to discover our true magnificent selves, find our purpose, and pursue our dreams—and help others to do the same.Join the movement! Visit www.HealthyIsTheNewSkinny.com and follow us on Instagram @healthyisthenewskinny.

Katie H. Willcox is an international model, body-image activist, and founder and CEO of the modeling agency Natural Model Management, Inc., (for healthy models between "straight" and "plus" sizes). She is also founder of Healthy Is the New Skinny, a company dedicated to promoting healthy body image through positive social-media outreach as well as workshops and presentations focusing on girls and young women. Katie offers Re-Model Me workshops at high schools and colleges to teach girls how to see through media manipulation and rebuild their self-esteem and sense of worth. Website: www.healthyisthenewskinny.com

ISBN: 9781401947217

ISBN-10: 9781401947217

Publisher: Hay House Inc.

Publication Date: 01/17/2017 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/17/2017 - 12:00am

Pages: 312

Language: English


Self-help / Personal Growth / Self-Esteem

Self-help / Eating Disorders & Body Image

Self-help / Motivational & Inspirational