Being in Your Body (Guided Journal): A Journal for Self-Love and Body Positivity

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Author: R贸is铆n Fariha

Brand: Harry N. Abrams

Edition: Illustrated

Package Dimensions: 15x210x340

Number Of Pages: 144

Release Date: 24-09-2019

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An illustrated journal filled with empowering writing practices for approaching your body with compassion.

What would life be like without the negativity surrounding our bodies? 聽Body shame, reinforced by socially entrenched beauty norms and intensified by social media, is incredibly difficult to shake. In
Being in Your Body, author Fariha R贸is铆n prompts you to explore a new language for thinking about your physical self. Addressing concepts like “compare and despair” and the false connection between thinness and happiness, this journal walks you through the process of cultivating confidence in yourself, while advocating for a broader definition of beauty for all. It features sumptuous illustrations throughout and quotes contributed by a diverse array of body positive advocates, writers, and influencers, including Amanda de Cadnet, Alok Vaid Menon, Safia Elhillo, Vivek Shraya, and Jenna Wortham.

Special Features

Paperback with textured cover stock, flaps, and a lay-flat binding
Two ribbon markers
Full-color design with illustrations throughout
Inspiring passages, quotes, and journaling prompts for exploring new ways of thinking about your body
Check out Fariha R贸is铆n鈥檚 book of poetry,
How to Cure a Ghost.

About the Author

Fariha R贸is铆n is an Australian Canadian writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, the
Guardian, Vice, Fusion, the
Village Voice,
Teen聽Vogue, BuzzFeed, Medium, and others. In 2012, she began cohosting the podcast
Two Brown Girls, which highlighted black and brown voices in film and TV, emphasizing the importance of representation. She resides in Brooklyn, New York.