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The Self-Love Revolution (eBook)

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Girls of color are at heightened risk for poor body image due to the compounded realities of racism, sexism, and fatphobia. In The Self-Love Revolution, leading body image expert and fat activist Virgie Tovar offers a radical guide to help teen girls of color cultivate unapologetic body positivity. With this groundbreaking book, readers will learn to challenge unattainable beauty standards fueled by the media; understand the unique ways that negative body image manifests in people of color; and build real, lasting body confidence to last a lifetime.

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“A terrific resource that shows readers how to start feeling good about their body and rewire their sense of self-worth.” —School Library Journal starred reviewIt’s time to ditch harmful, outdated beauty standards and build real, lasting body positivity. It’s time for a self-love revolution!Every day we see movies, magazines, and social media that make us feel like we need to change how we look. This takes a toll on how we think about ourselves—and how we allow others to treat us. And while many teens feel shame about their body, being a teen girl of color can be hard in unique ways. Maybe you feel alienated by the mainstream image of beauty, which is still thin, white and able-bodied. In addition to that, you may also feel pressure from within your community to measure up to a different—but equally unfair—beauty standard. So, how can you start feeling good about yourself when you’re surrounded by these unrealistic—and problematic—ideas about your body?In The Self-Love Revolution, leading body image expert and creator of #LoseHateNotWeight Virgie Tovar offers an unapologetic guide to help you question popular culture and cultivate radical body positivity. With this groundbreaking book, you’ll identify and challenge mainstream beliefs about beauty; understand the unique tools girls of color have to counter negative body image; and build real, lasting body empowerment. You’ll also learn how to call out diet culture, and discover ways to move beyond your own inner critic and start building the unconditional love for yourself that you deserve.It’s time to explode society’s beauty standards, stop messing with diets, wear what you want, and recognize that your body is your business. This book will help you find your way to radical body positivity, one step at a time.

File Type

,

Author

Virgie Tovar

Pages

184

Publish Date

5 – 2020

ISBN

9781684034123, 9781684034130

ISBN-10

9781684034123, 9781684034130

Publisher

New Harbinger Publications