The Strength of Women: Words of Understanding and Encouragement for Survivors

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Women are strong. Women are survivors. Women overcome. But when dealing with a trauma or tragedy in life, they can often lose sight of their true strength.

This empowering collection reminds women that they have the inner courage to see them through the difficult times. Insights from some of today's most prominent celebrities, performers, athletes, authors, poets, women's advocates, and other "women of strength" inspire women to recognize their power, let go of fear, be good to ...

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Overview

Women are strong. Women are survivors. Women overcome. But when dealing with a trauma or tragedy in life, they can often lose sight of their true strength.

This empowering collection reminds women that they have the inner courage to see them through the difficult times. Insights from some of today's most prominent celebrities, performers, athletes, authors, poets, women's advocates, and other "women of strength" inspire women to recognize their power, let go of fear, be good to themselves, never lose hope, and reach for joy.

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Adversity comes in all forms, but a breast cancer diagnosis has to be near the top of the heap. Brief contributions from Joan Lunden, Melody Beattie, Iyanla Vanzant, Melissa Etheridge, Maria Shriver, Eleanor Roosevelt, Anaïs Nin, and Betty Rollin, among many others, are meant to keep women moving forward no matter the setbacks. For all collections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598424225
  • Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 931,655
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 7.87 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Angela Joshi is a senior editor at Blue Mountain Press, as well as a published writer and poet. Like all women, she has faced hardship, change, and loss in her life. For that reason, she wanted to create a collection of comforting, empowering quotes to let women everywhere know they are not alone and have the strength within to survive whatever adversities they may be faced with.
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Table of Contents

A Strong Woman Looks Inside to Find the Strength She Needs 6

There Is Strength in Knowing the Many Faces of Courage 8

A Survivor Lets Go of Fear and Lives Life to the Fullest 10

Take Good Care of Yourself 12

A Survivor Recognizes True Strength 14

There Is a Lesson to Be Learned in Every Situation 16

Remember Your Power to Choose 18

A Strong Woman Understands What It Means to Survive 22

A Survivor Knows Who She Is 24

A Strong Woman Loves Herself 26

A Survivor Believes in Her Own Beauty 30

There Is Strength in Change 32

A Survivor Practices Acceptance 34

Allow Yourself to Feel Your Feelings 36

A Strong Woman Cries Sometimes 38

There Is Strength in Change 40

A Survivor Takes Time to Relax and Heal 42

Spend Some Time Alone 44

Surround Yourself with People Who Support You 46

A Survivor Finds Strength in Nature 48

The Healing Power of the Sun 50

A Strong Woman Has Faith 52

Trust That You Will Get Through This 54

A Survivor Knows She Is Glorious and Strong 56

Imagine a Woman 58

A Survivor Keeps Laughter in Her Life 60

A Strong Woman Never Gives Up 62

There Is Strength in Positive Thinking 66

Never Let Go of Hope 68

Heal Through Creativity 70

Let the Hard Times Help You Appreciate the Good Times 72

A Survivor is Connected to Other Women 74

A Strong Woman Values Friendship 76

Know That You'll Make It Through 78

There is Strength in Gratitude 80

A Survivor Has Patience 82

Know That You Deserve All the Happiness in the World 84

Emerge 86

There Is Strength in a New Beginning 88

Choose to Be... a Woman of Strength 90

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