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Women’s Well-Being

Our gender expression can be an important and valued part of our identity. But social pressure and cultural messaging focused on our gender—and how well we can live up to or “perform” to those expectations—can have a great impact on our feelings of self-worth and can make us struggle with self-acceptance. However, we can also gain great personal satisfaction in living up to those expectations. Our relationship to our gender can touch every aspect of our well-being, and our unique and shared gender experiences create a tapestry of community that we can rely on to help us grow more fully into ourselves. Every one of us has the right to live a vibrant life in our full identity, and our struggle for well-being can find support from those who understand and validate the complexities, nuance, pain, and joy of our community’s lived experiences.

Difficult Women

Difficult Women tells of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection. The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail.

Inner Peace for Busy Women

This is a book about getting real. It tells the truth about busyness and peace in a way that can help us women change our lives. Until quite recently, it was politically incorrect to mention that balancing work and family, while having any time left to nurture our spirit, was a tall order.

Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman

Worshiped in Ancient Greece as a protectress of young girls, Artemis was the goddess of hunting, nature, and chastity—the original “wild woman.

Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder

Imagine if you lived without the fear of not being good enough. If you didn’t care how your life looked on Instagram. If you could let go of the guilt and stop beating yourself up for making human mistakes.

Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to Be

It’s no secret that women today are juggling a lot. We now make up more than half the workforce in the United States and are busier than ever with partners, children, family, and friends, often putting the needs of others ahead of our own.

A Radical Awakening: Turn Pain into Power, Embrace Your Truth, Live Free

A Radical Awakening lays out a path for women to discover their inner truth and powers to help heal others and the planet. Dr. Shefali helps women uncover the purpose that already exists within them and harness the power of authenticity in every area of their lives.

On Becoming Fearless . . . In Love, Work, and Life

Author, syndicated columnist, occasional actress, and businesswoman Ariana Huffington examines the ways in which fear affects the lives of women, and the steps anyone can take to conquer fear.

The Dance of Deception: A Guide to Authenticity and Truth-Telling in Women’s Relationships

When The Dance of Deception was published, Lerner discovered that women were not eager to identify with the subject. “Well, I don’t do deception” was a common response. We all “do deception,” often with the intention to protect ourselves and the relationships we depend on.

Body Positive Power: Because Life Is Already Happening and You Don’t Need Flat Abs to Live It

Instagram star Megan Jayne Crabbe is determined to spread the word that loving the body you have is the real path to happiness.

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