I received a free copy of The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.
Have you ever read a book you wish someone would have given you as a teen? “ The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color” is that book for me. The author Virgie Tovar dives in head first on topics that were not discussed when I was in high school. I never even heard of fatphobia nor how it could effect my body image. As I read this book I started to think about all
The woman who reach to me and say they love my confidence and wish they had it. I know everyone’s life experience is different but this book help me put somethings in perspective. How racism can effect how you think about your body. Imagine that when it’s people out here who think racism no longer exists. I talk about this all the time and I am so happy this Tovar talks about how confidence is not enough. As this book explores the why it gives you the why not. The other side the how do not be crippled by your body image but how to live your best life. What to do, what not to do. This book should be given to every teenage girl of color. I am going to share this book with my daughters. It is so important for them to know the importance of self love and how outside influences can affect it. How what they think about food and diet can affect how them look at themselves. This book gives you a mental health approach to self love and body image.It’s worth the read. Tovar ask questions in this book that will really make you think. She asks Is it okay to call someone fat? That really hit me because yes I have said it. But I gave myself a pass because I’m fat. But was I just being apart of the problem? I finished this book better than I started. The book can be purchased on Amazon https://clvr.li/selflove. This book is said to be an unapologetic guide to help you question popular culture and cultivate radical body positivity. I couldn’t agree anymore!