Chicken Soup for the Soul (Paperback)

Curvy & Confident: 101 Stories about Loving Yourself and Your Body

By Amy Newmark, Emme Aronson, Natasha Stoynoff

Chicken Soup for the Soul, 9781611599657, 384pp.

Publication Date: December 27, 2016

List Price: 14.95*
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Join the Curvy & Confident movement! Embrace the body you were issued at birth. Nourish it, use it, and love it. Learn how in this collection of 101 inspirational stories about loving yourself and your body.

Striving to attain someone else’s idea of perfection is unhealthy and unrealistic. In these pages, you’ll meet dozens of new friends who share their insecurities along with their best tips and advice to make you confident and proud.

Meet curvy women who became fitness instructors, who started swimming in public, who revamped their wardrobes with colorful, form-fitting clothes, and who learned how to view themselves as the beauties they are.

Read TV star Sherri Shepherd’s story about how she was insulted for her size. Share Emme’s distress at her first photo shoot before she became a supermodel. Feel Natasha Stoynoff’s fear of being shamed as she went public with her Donald Trump story. Cheer along with Jenni Schaeffer as she overcomes her eating disorder and helps other women stay healthy. And be inspired by 97 additional stories that will transform how you see yourself!

About the Author

Amy Newmark is author, publisher, and editor-in-chief of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.

Supermodel EMME is the world’s first plus-size model, television personality, author, lecturer, creative director of clothing lines, and globally recognized women’s advocate.

Natasha Stoynoff is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist.