Nathalie tried everything to cure her eczema, trying every miracle product and magic potion. Then, she discovered the real source of her skin problem.
“So please, dear me, be patient. Be patient as I heal, and I learn to love, because no one ever showed me how. I’m learning. Slowly.”
“I have believed you, owned you, lived with you, shrunk because of you, nearly broke apart in your hands many times, I have seen how easily you can destroy.”
Jennifer was told she’d be in a wheelchair within a year and then continue to deteriorate. This is how she healed herself, physically and emotionally.
After years of shaming, abusing, and hating her body, Julia realized the importance of not only accepting, but honouring it. This is her body love story.
At 8 years old, Dr. Debra Reble’s mother abandoned her. She spend the next 20 years repressing her emotions, overachieving, and trying to be perfect. This is her story of not only forgiving her mother, but learning to embrace herself.
Claire’s powerful, evocative poem about discovering her boundaries, tearing free of dependence on others, and finding a deeper sense of self-acceptance.
Jasmine Farrell’s beautiful poem about self-acceptance, self-love, and the beauty of learning to dance to her own rhythm.
A powerful, beautiful poem describing Julia’s transformation from feeling unworthy and people-pleasing to discovering, accepting, and healing herself.
Alison realized that hating her body was at the core of her unhappiness. This is how she dug herself out.