An Award Winning Empowerment Guide for Teenage Girls!
A must read book for teenage girls who want to...
√ Grow teen self esteem
√ Overcome teen self doubt
√ Resist teen social pressures
√ Build teen self confidence
√ Enhance teen self image
√ Make empowered choices
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My Feet Aren’t Ugly:
A Guide to Loving Yourself from the Inside Out
By Debra Beck (about the author)
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“So you want to be yourself and still be liked?"
Is this possible? What if you really liked yourself and if others liked you, great, and if they didn’t, that would be okay too? Wouldn’t that be a nice feeling not to care if everyone liked you?
Liking yourself means others can’t affect you
Having teen self esteem is very powerful. When you have confidence and satisfaction in yourself, you make decisions that are good for you, like leaving parties that make you feel uncomfortable, or telling boys, “No thanks, I just want to hang with my friends,” or wearing the clothes that you like. Having self-esteem and liking ourselves means others can’t affect you.
Awards for “My Feet Aren’t Ugly”
Nautilus Silver Book Award: Winner Young Adult, Non-Fiction
Mom’s Choice Award: Winner Juvenile Self-Improvement
Moonbeam Award: Bronze Medal Winner for Best First Book
USA Book Award: Winner in the Young Adult Non-Fiction Category
"This book is a vital guide for adolescents who are struggling in this wonderful but confusing world. I have given this book to several of my students and they have enjoyed it and learned how to be better."
Jane Green - Educator
About the author, Debra Beck
Debra Beck, is the author of the award winning book My Feet Aren’t Ugly, A Girl’s Guide to Loving herself from the inside out. She is a mother of two and a devoted mentor for teenage girls and parents on issues facing teenagers and parents today.
With 20 plus years experience in self-development, a first-hand awareness of just how difficult the teenage years can be, empathy, and a passion for making a difference, Debra discovered her life’s work: helping young girls learn how to truly love themselves from the inside out.
Liking yourself means others can’t affect you
Having self esteem is very powerful. When you have confidence and satisfaction in yourself, you make decisions that are good for you, like leaving parties that make you feel uncomfortable, or telling boys, “No thanks, I just want to hang with my friends,” or wearing the clothes that you like. Having self-esteem and liking ourselves means others can’t affect you.
“I first read My Feet Aren’t Ugly when I was 14 years old. At that time it was life-changing as it helped me understand and love myself better as a new teen. Now, nearly a decade later, I still use the techniques from the book to remind myself of that love. The new chapters on The Negative Voice, Anxiety, and Judgments are extremely important for teens in today’s world. I have suffered with anxiety, and the tools that I have received from these chapters have held me tremendously, even as an adult. Moms, this is a great medium to help your daughter learn to be more confident and empowered.”
-Morgan Eastwood, Clint Eastwood’s daughter
- Handwritten testimonial from a 10 year old girl who read "My Feet Aren't Ugly"
Great Book to develop skills
author of All About Me, Contributing author in Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul2, Chicken Soup for the American Idol Soul, and Chicken Soup for the Child’s Soul.
My Feet Aren’t Ugly,” guides the young reader to understand and gain self-esteem through affirmation and self-reflection. Debra’s book allows space for the reader to get to know themselves better through journaling and self-reflection. The young reader will develop skills in areas such as creative thinking, positive thinking, understanding the importance of their health and goal setting. An excellent read that is also a great tool for all parents, teacher’s and counselors.
Simple advice that makes teenage girls feel better
Annalee Stewart Levine, Co-author of The Teen Quiz Book
I wish My Feet Aren’t Ugly had been around when I was younger. It is a great guide for girls trying to get through the maze of being a teenager. It provides simple, easy to follow advice that helps you feel better about yourself and gives tips for making true friendships.
It talks about sex and drugs
Have you ever felt like you didn’t fit in? Do you ever feel self conscious around other people? Have you ever been pressured to do something you don’t want to do?
The author achieved exactly what she was trying to. After I read this book, I went out to the real world and yelled “Sock it to me! I can do it!” It helped me overcome peer pressure, and I really found myself.